Just 12 miles off the coast, Block Island is one of Rhode Island's summer hot spots. With miles of beaches and hiking paths, it's the perfect getaway and is easily accessible by either ferry or plane. Hotels and inns, great local restaurants, small shops and art galleries provide plenty to do during the summer months, and even year-round. Check out our below list of ways to Buy Local RI and plan your trip to Block Island today!

Give the Gift of Travel to Block Island

Block Island Ferry: 401-783-4613 New England Airlines: 401-596-2460 / By ferry or plane, these Rhode Island companies will get you here! Gift certificates are available for the Block Island Ferry and for New England Airlines.

Spring Stays on Block Island

Spring House: 401-466-5418  1661 Inn: 401-466-2421 The Avonlea: 401-466-5892 / The daffodils are in bloom, the trails and beaches are free of people, a few select stores and restaurants are open — with more opening every weekend through spring. It's a beautiful time to visit Block Island. Spring hotel options include the Spring House, the 1661 Inn, The Avonlea and more.

Mutt Hutt

Your dog misses Block Island! Don't forget your favorite four-legged friend, they like to rep Block Island too. All your favorite Block Island themed pet toys and accessories are available online year-round. The shop is open for in-person shopping as well, check the website for hours.

The Jessie Edwards Gallery

401-466-5314 / Block Island is known as a haven for artists. This gallery is open year-round and features some of the island’s best artists. Explore all our galleries here.

Eat Like a Block Island Local!

Your favorite Block Island restaurants are starting to open back up with the warmer weather. Eli's and Poor People's Pub both open in April. Ellen's at the Airport, McAloon's, Old Island Pub, Odd Fellows and Barn at the Spring House are all open year-round as well.