"The last great place"
Island, nestled in the Atlantic 12 miles from coastal Rhode Island,
offers the vacationer what does not seem possible anymore - simple
relaxation in a startling beautiful place. The Island is famous for
its miles of free public beaches, sparkling clear waters, dramatic
bluffs, preserved open spaces, and fun-filled activities for visitors
of all ages. Block Island has long been a haven for residents and
visitors who have found here a quality of life that recalls the
pleasures of a life that is simpler, slower, and somehow, more
carefree. It's no wonder that the Nature Conservancy has designated
Block Island "One of the 12 last great places in the Western
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