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If you go to Block Island, R.I.

If you go . . .

How to get there

Block Island Ferry

304 Great Island Road

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Narragansett, R.I.

401-783-4613

www.blockislandferry.com

Provides year-round service from Point Judith. Call or check the website for schedule and rates.

Where to stay

1661 Inn

800-626-4773

www.blockislandresorts.com

Walking distance from the ferry, the inn, with nine antiques-filled rooms, is perched on a hill overlooking the Atlantic with unbeatable sunset views. Rates from $120 in March, with breakfast.

Where to eat

Hotel Manisses

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800-626-4773

www.blockislandresorts.com

The most upscale restaurant on the island is the dining room at Hotel Manisses, four doors down from the 1661 Inn. Entrees include Cajun swordfish, herbed salmon, venison, and rack of lamb and range from $13-$36. Open weekends in winter and spring.

What to do

Island Moped and Bike Rentals

Chapel Street (across from ferry)

401-741-2329

www.bimopeds.com/bikes

Bike rentals $25 a day.

Information

www.blockislandinfo.com.

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