Block Island attractions

Top Choice Lighthouse in Block Island

Southeast Light

You'll likely recognize the red-brick lighthouse known as the Southeast Light from postcards of the island. Set dramatically atop 200ft-high red-clay cliffs called Mohegan Bluffs south of Old Harbor, the lighthouse …
Beach in Block Island

Block Island State Beach

The island's east coast, north of Old Harbor, is lined with this glorious 3-mile stretch of beach. The southern part, Fred Benson Town Beach, sits closest to Old Harbor, and is supplied with changing and showering s…
Lighthouse in Block Island

North Lighthouse

At Sandy Point, the northernmost tip of the island, this pretty little beacon stands at the end of a long sandy path lined with beach roses. At the trailhead, you'll find Settler's Rock, a small mo­nument that lists…
Museum in Block Island

Block Island Historical Society

This excellent local history society runs a compact but top-notch museum covering all things Block Island. If you're around on a Tuesday, don't miss one of their walking tours (adult/child $15/5), which depart at 10…