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North Lighthouse

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Address: Corn Neck Rd., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
Phone Number: 401 466 3200
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Description: Granite built lighthouse at Sandy Point, Block Island.

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Beautiful Day At North Light

We biked to the North Light and searched for glass floats. Then enjoyed some frozen lemonade before getting back on our bikes to explore more of the island. Beautiful views and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We biked to the North Light and searched for glass floats. Then enjoyed some frozen lemonade before getting back on our bikes to explore more of the island. Beautiful views and helpful volunteers at the light.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Nice stretch of beach ri visit. The whole walk was facing a beautiful view of the light house. Can't drive directly to it. Small parking area available to park car, bike or moped and walk the beach. Further up from the light house is a private breach with an amazing structure that was built from ocean debris, driftwood etc...Small but... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Surrounded by water, white sand dunes and lush greenery visiting the North Lighthouse where the first settlers landed should not be missed. Take a swim or watch a spectacular sunset, but no matter what time of day, this site will please your eyes...

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

A bit of a walk from the parking area, but a beautiful spot. Disappointed that it was closed with no tours the day we were there.

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Geneseo NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We rented bikes and rode up here from town--a nice, leisurely ride (apparently the south end of the island is much hillier). The staff was very welcoming and friendly--they had run out of bottled water to sell (kind of odd, since their season had just started July 4--something we ran into all the time on this trip, places that cater... More 

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Stowe, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We drove out here to watch the sunsets. We were not disappointed. It is a very peaceful and beautiful side to the island.

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We rented a moped to reach this lighthouse. We spent 2 hours just walking along the beach looking for unique rocks.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

beautiful classic lighthouse at yhe end of a nice beach 15 minute walk to get there from road beautiful water views and seagulls nesting in the surrounding bushes very natural loved it! PS bring a small trash bag with you to puck up the occasional piece of trash on this mostly beautiful clean beach it will make you feel good... More 

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New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We rode bicycles from Old Harbor out here. There are a couple of bike racks and a small parking lot for cars and scooters. It’s a ½ to ¾ mile walk to the lighthouse from the lot. The sand is deep and soft and can be difficult walking in – it’s mostly rocky along the shoreline so there’s not really... More 

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Worthington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My daughter & I peddled out, it was beautiful. We bike so it wasn't much of a challenge except for pedestrians, cars.& mopeds. @6 mile round trip. Go early and if there is over cast or fog the better for pictures. We were there mid week and the light house was closed😩

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