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16 Close To Home, A World Away

Rest, Relaxation,
WHETHER YOU SURF, SAIL, KAYAK, snorkel, or fi sh, Block Island offers
plenty of ocean and pond adventure. The pounding surf and temperate waters
are perfect for surfi ng, paddleboarding, windsurfi ng, kiteboarding, parasailing,
scuba diving, sea kayaking, and banana boating and there are a number of local
businesses that rent equipment and offer lessons and summer camps.
There's offshore adventure in the form of sail and powerboat charters. Inland
pursuits include biking, hiking, and all manner of exercise classes, such as yoga,
Nia, aerobics and more -- you can even take yoga classes on paddleboards at dawn.

Or you can hit the spa. Or simply hit the hammock! For more information, visit
the Block Island Tourism Council's web site at
Biking to the North Point
16 Close To Home, A World Away
"The attractions, for the agenda-compulsive, are mainly
found outside. There are 17 miles of exceptional white-sand
beaches, all open to the public and free (including parking).
The ocean waves are the real deal, high enough for great
body and board-surfi ng and capable of beaching a whale.
The best swimming spots with easy access are along
Crescent Beach, just north of Old Harbor."
-- The New York Times