Block Island Ferry Block Island Ferry

Old Harbor, Block Island

With the expansion of our ferry service to now include the Newport, RI and Fall River, MA locations, there are more opportunities for vacationers to come experience Block Island, whether as a daytrip or as a multi-day vacation. Located right in downtown Old Harbor, Block Island, most of the island’s hotels, beaches, shops, and restaurants are easily accessible by foot.

Tourist Information: Directly across the parking lot from the Block Island Ferry Ticket Office, travelers may stop in and visit the Block Island Visitor’s Center. If you have not already had the opportunity to pick up your Ferry Schedule and Block Island Maps and Guides aboard the ferries, you may do so at this time. ATMs, Bathroom Facilities, and Lockers are also available at this location. 

Transportation: Passengers traveling out of the Pt. Judith location have the opportunity to transport their vehicles, motorcycles, mopeds, or bicycles over to the island with them (reservations required in advance for vehicles). If you chose not to do so, there are many other methods of transportation once you arrive on the island. Travelers will find taxis lined up right outside of the ferry terminal for those who need them. Vacationers will also find bicycle, moped, and even vehicle rentals available right in downtown Old Harbor.

What is there to do on Block Island? There are a variety of things to do on Block Island whether you plan to visit for a day or stay overnight. You can find an abundance of places to visit on the island including beaches, hiking trails, nature walks, lighthouses, live music events, the island’s exotic animal farm, and the numerous souvenir shops in town. Visit the links above for more information.

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Block Island Times

Block Island Chamber of Commerce

Block Island Tourism Council