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Weekend Getaway on Block Island, RI

A May 2001 trip to Block Island by Mary Ann M

Quote: A friend's wedding on Block Island, RI was our opportunity to visit a wonderful, old world charm, island.

Weekend Getaway on Block Island, RI


Ferry Ride to and from Block Island back to Providence, RI, biking around (or mopeds) both can be rented, visiting lighthouses with magnificent cliff views overhanging the ocean, great, old world charm hotels and B&B's, excellent restaurants and let's not forget our most memorable discovery - what we called the "oreo" cows, during our bike ride came upon (black/brown solid color cows with very large, solid white/beige middle sections). Unique to us! Quick Tips: We would suggest, reservations well in advance, since during the summer season, this lovely island gets extremely busy. All the accomodations within walking distance from the ferry (no need to bring car) are excellent. If you bring...Read More

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Mary Ann M

Mary Ann M
Yonkers, New York

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