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Address: New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
Description: Area of Block Island which holds very large marina.

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Go at low tide

I'm glad I went but didn't consult the tide charts. Go at low tide for a more extensive walk and/or wear water shoes and shorts to wade through the shallow waters.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I'm glad I went but didn't consult the tide charts. Go at low tide for a more extensive walk and/or wear water shoes and shorts to wade through the shallow waters.

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medway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Beautiful, many restaurants with good food and water views. Bike riding was the best way to get around. Kayaking, sailing, fishing

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Yonkers, New York
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Wonderful place to see beautiful sailboats and have a dockside drink. We were there during yacht race week, so saw many incredible racing boats.

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Billerica, Massachusetts
12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Wanted to spend more time here but did not have the time this time so much to see and this is one place to come back for time and time again!

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Syracuse, New York
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14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Park at the coastguard station and walk down to the beach, cross the jetty and continue to Charleston Beach. This was a beautiful walk. We saw seals, great driftwood and lots of birds.

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Connecticut
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107 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

October may not be the month to visit Great Salt Pond. It's terrific for photos, but that's about it.

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West Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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69 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is an important feature of the island ecologically, but after you walk out on the boardwalk, you've kind of seen it all. It was a brief stop on a bike tour.

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Danbury, Connecticut
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38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We rented kayaks to go out on the pond. There are several arms off the pond which are a little quieter. We came on quite a windy day and did A LOT of paddling :) Flora and fauna are very interesting and our kayak guide knew all about it. Depending on the tide, the pond is really shallow and you... More 

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New York
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We kayaked and did some sunset paddle-boarding all in one day. Very close to town. Everyone was so nice. The water was so clear you could see a lot of wildlife. Very clean and made for fun day in Block Island

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Gales Ferry, Connecticut
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Great Salt Pond Is one of the more well known and popular harbors in the Northeast for boaters. Large area, many transient moorings available from the town, but very difficult to find an open one from Memorial Day through Labor Day. No reservations, first come first serve. There is a large anchorage area and many boats take advantage of it,... More 

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Address: New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Block Island  >  New Shoreham

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