Block Island RI


Block Island is just south of mainland Rhode Island. Sandy beaches include popular Crescent Beach, on the east coast. Getting here is half the adventure of the vacation....With regularly scheduled transportation to and from the island, visitors can discover Block Island in just one day or stay and experience the vacation of a lifetime.

Block Island maintains two harbors and is well-known as one of New England's premier boating destinations.

Getting to Block Island

Given it's an island, there are still a surprising amount of options for such a small place. Getting there is a part of the fun. It's a quintessential New England experience without all the hubbub of Nantucket or Martha's Vineyard.

Things to do in Block Island

There is more to Block Island than gorgeous beaches. With more than 50 stores and specialty shops,the Island's plentiful shops offer casual souvenirs as well as unique gifts from around the world and antiques.

Dining experiences on Block Island are as diverse as they are delicious. Restaurants offer everything from five-star dining, rated wine lists, local seafood. 

Travel distance

1 hour and 15 minutes


Name Location Rate Per Foot Phone # Website
New Harbor Boat Basin 221 Jobs Hill Rd, New Shoreham, RI 02807 May 22 through June 26
$5.00 per foot for boats up to 39'
$5.50 per foot for boats 40' and up
June 27 - Labor Day
(3 night minimum for the July 4th weekend)
$6.00 per foot for boats up to 39'
$6.50 per foot for boats 40' and up
September 7 through Columbus Day
$5.00 per foot for boats up to 39'
$5.50 per foot for boats 40' and up
$20.00 per 30 amp hookup per night
$40.00 per 50 amp hookup per night
*Electric service not guaranteed
A deposit is required.
401-480-1429 Reservation
Champlin's Marina 80 West Side Road, Block Island, RI 02807 29 ft and under
$5.75 per ft per night
30 - 65 ft
$6.00 per ft per night
66 ft and over
$6.50 per ft per night
Toll Free (800) 762-4541
Payne's Dock 133 Ocean Ave, New Shoreham, RI 02807 For Vessels up to 34 ft
$4.25 per ft/night W/ $102 min.
For Vessels 34 - 49 ft
$4.75 per ft/night
For Vessels 50 - 69 ft
$5.00 per ft/night
For Vessels OVER 70 ft
$5.50 per ft/night
$2.00 per ft/day (NO OVERNIGHT)
Sands Payne (401) 864-3832
Clif Payne (401) 466-5572