getting to Ballard's Beach Resort

Ballard’s Beach Resort is conveniently located on Block Island, just a short ferry ride away from the mainland. Traveling to our resort is easy, whether you’re coming from Rhode Island, Connecticut, or New York.

Traveling to Ballard's by Ferry

Block Island Ferry

The most popular way to reach Ballard’s Beach Resort is by taking the Block Island Ferry from Point Judith, Rhode Island. The ferry ride offers stunning views of the coastline and takes approximately 1 hour to reach (unless you take the high speed) Block Island. Once you arrive, Ballard’s is just a short walk from the ferry landing.

Other ferry options

In addition to the Point Judith ferry, there are other ferry options available from locations such as New London, Connecticut, and Montauk, New York. These ferries offer convenient access to Block Island and provide travelers with flexibility in their travel plans.

Getting Around Block Island

bicyles, mopeds, taxis

Once you’ve arrived on Block Island, you can walk to Ballard’s Beach Resort from the ferry landing. If you’re anywhere else on Block Island getting around is still easy! You can rent bicycles, mopeds, or even a taxi to reach Ballard’s Beach Resort. Many visitors enjoy exploring the island’s scenic roads and picturesque landscapes before arriving at our oceanfront oasis.

Helicopter Tours to Ballard's Beach Resort

Helicopter Tours / charters to Ballard's Beach Resort

Newport Helicopter Tours provides unparalleled aerial views of Block Island’s stunning landscapes, pristine beaches, and iconic landmarks. Take in the beauty of the island from above as you soar over rolling hills, picturesque lighthouses, and the sparkling waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

A Block Island Tradition

Ballard’s Beach Resort has been the place to be on Block Island for over 65 years. Whether it’s the most beautiful moment in someone’s life, a traditional Block Island seafood dinner, or a fun-filled day at the beach, Ballard’s Beach Resort has the Block Island Tradition to make your trip to one of the most historic places in the country a lasting memory.

We look forward to seeing you beach-side soon!


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