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Beautiful from every angle

We rented a car in New Shoreham and drove around the island. Saw the 'pond' all around and it is... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Aptos, California
spectacular view

Loved the view and two restaurants to visit, the oar, and Chaplin’s mohagany shoals, also new... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Patricia C
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Area of Block Island which holds very large marina.
New Shoreham, Block Island, RI
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

We rented a car in New Shoreham and drove around the island. Saw the 'pond' all around and it is very picturesque. Had a nice swim near the coast guard station and lunch at The Oars. Just splendid.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GregCole2240
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Loved the view and two restaurants to visit, the oar, and Chaplin’s mohagany shoals, also new restaurant oyster grill and bar

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Patricia C
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We took our dinghy for a tour of the great salt pond. There were a few kyack riders enjoying the afternoon. It is a calm area to explore.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank LollysLook
Reviewed August 19, 2018

This is a very pretty harbor filled with boats. More scenic than we expected. There are several marinas, inns and restaurants available.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RHR28
Reviewed July 15, 2018

one hour tour was an interesting load of facts about nature, ecology, species, history, sights, landmarks! Really enjoyable!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LJK0308
Reviewed July 12, 2018

The Great Salt Pond is a beautiful natural resource. The kayak and paddle boarding is great and there are many acres to explore with several bridges and tributaries that can be followed. The remote beaches that are accessible by boat are much harder to get...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank kent4202018
Reviewed July 2, 2018

We rented Kayaks at the Sullivan Inn (where we were staying) and did a four mile kayak in the Pond. It was great fun. We kayaked out to the Coast Guard station.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank teachmsa
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

We did the 2 person private tour of Block. Had a great time. The pilot was very nice and the helicopter was in great shape. Would recommend this to anyone visiting Block Island as a must do!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jerseymariner89
Reviewed October 5, 2017

Nice beach to walk and look for cool rocks. At least that's what we did. We went in September so it was too cool for a dip in the water. I would imagine in season, there are more boats.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Toni P
Reviewed July 13, 2017

This area is usually less busy than the main beach area and there are two areas where you can get good clams, you do need a licence which you can get from the harbour master's office. (over 65s are free)the regularly police the claming and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank mikey1379
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