If you go to Block Island. . .

Many businesses on Block Island determine how late in the season they stay open and what they charge depending on demand. For fall bookings, it is best to call the property. Prices below are peak season.

Where to Stay

The Darius Inn

62 Dodge St.


In the Old Harbor historic district, just steps away from the ferry and the beach. Dog-friendly. From $150 for a room to $565 for a suite that sleeps five.

The 1661 Inn & Hotel Manisses

Spring Street



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These properties in the historic district are family-owned and feature antiques and some good views, $175-$525.

Where to eat

Poor People’s Pub

33 Ocean Ave.


A casual place with creative pub food — try the pulled pork pizza — and friendly service. If you sit on the porch, you can take your dog.

Mohegan Cafe & Brewery


Water Street


A microbrewery, fun and funky, that crafts a dozen beers and serves good food at reasonable prices.

What to do

Rustic Rides Farm

West Side Road



Guided horseback rides on trails and beaches, fast or slow. Sunset rides available, $40-$110.


There are 25 miles of walking trails, or Greenway Trails, well marked. For maps, see the Nature Conservancy on High Street, 401-466-2129.

Block Island Historical Society Museum

Old Town Road


You can learn all about Block Island’s past, from the Native Americans to the first settlers who arrived in 1661 to the Victorian era, which ushered in tourism. Adults $5.50, students and seniors $3.