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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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Lovely place, lovely staff

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Geneseo NY
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Waterbury, Connecticut
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7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

One of the most scenic light house vistas I have ever seen. It is well worth the effort to get there.

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Niantic, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The North Lighthouse is beautiful and worth the long walk to get to it! If someone cannot walk, you can call them 48 hours ahead to get a ride there and I think that is great! The people who work there are very nice and it was extra special to get inside there. It is only $3.00 for admission and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The 1867 granite lighthouse at the north end of Block Island is worth a visit. The maritime museum tells the story of the lighthouse and life-saving on the island, and has a wildlife photography exhibit as well. The staff is knowledgeable and friendly. The tower with its working fourth order Fresnel lens is closed to the public, the staff says.... More 

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Address: Corn Neck Rd., New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
Phone Number: 401 466 3200
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham

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