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Mansion Beach

Block Island, RI
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Ranked #2 of 21 attractions in Block Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Beaches, Biking Trails, Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
Description: Secluded beach on Block Island.
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Love it!! The beach is long, the water clean, the waves perfect! There should be garbage cans somewhere, though, just like at Mohegan Bluffs, because even though everyone is there to enjoy the outdoors, some people just defile it.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I think this is the best beach on the island but be aware there are no facilities here or life guards. There is parking but on a nice day it can be packed.

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Sarasota, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Best beach on Block Island no doubt very clean water very clear amazing place to hang out with friends, bring a volleyball. ...!.!!!!!

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Coppell, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This beach was unusual for us because of the beautiful small rocks that had been smoothed by the ocean. I found different colors of granite and quartz. It was hard to resist collecting one of each color. The beach is very beautiful here too.

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Lex, MA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We accidentally found this beach and we were thrilled we did. Great sand and the clearest water on the island. Great place to relax and enjoy all there is to love on Block Island

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connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Arrive early limited parking, bring a cooler no food shacks and No bathrooms! Beautiful beach! Must be a strong swimmer as the tide is rough

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

It's a hike to get here, and if you sleep in there is no parking, but despite that it is my favorite beach. It's great walking north on the beach at low tide in the tide pools. There's always lots of aquatic life. The waves are bigger here than state beach. Beware, there are no bathrooms.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This place is known for its waves. Really good for older kids boogie boarding. I'd be careful with younger children because the ocean gets pretty rough. Just wish Mansion had a bathroom and concession.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Nice white sand beach located at the site of the former Searle's mansion. Quiet.., less people than beaches near the village.

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Bristol, New Hampshire, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

All the Block Island beaches offer something wonderful but here the beach is sandy and perfect for lying in the sun and listening to the waves.

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