63 Tom Harvey RoadWesterly, RI, 02891Phone: 401-859-1001
Forget ordinary sightseeing: This helicopter adventure is a cut way above
Explore the dramatic Westerly shoreline or Block Island from above aboard a HeliBlock helicopter. Experienced pilots will fly you over ponds, bluffs, lighthouses, villages, and if you book that tour, over North America’s only offshore wind farm. It’s up to you if you want the doors open or shut. But, either way, imagine the vantage point as you fly over Watch Hill, North and South lighthouses, beautiful Block Island and other memory-making sights. The tour welcomes kids of all ages. Private tours and VIP tours with dinner at an island restaurant can be arranged as well as exciting open-water parasailing packages that include a round-trip helicopter flight to and from Block Island.
38-44 Bay StreetWatch Hill, RI, 02891Phone: 877-394-8903
Inn’s great indoors is more than matched by a host of outdoor activities
Inside the spectacular Watch Hill Inn, in picturesque Watch Hill village, guests will be charmed by spacious, relaxing rooms and warm, helpful hospitality. But the outside awaits! Between the luxury inn and its nearby sister inns, there are private beaches, saltine lap pools, croquet lawns, squash courts, paddleboarding, kayaking, fishing, boating excursions – and that’s just a small list of all the activities available at the inns. In the Watch Hill area, you can explore the hidden ruins of an old battle fort, ride the nation’s oldest “free-flying” carousel, visit a nature center or amusement park, hike or bike along the shore or play tennis or golf. And don’t forget that breathtaking shoreline scenery that serves as a backdrop for all the fun.
25 Spray Rock RoadWesterly, RI, 02891Phone: 877-394-8902
On the water, on the land: This shoreline resort boasts adventures for all
What does an outdoor adventure look like to you? Kayaking or sailing off a private beach? Hunting for moon snails along the tideline? Learning about wildlife from a naturalist on board a high-speed motorboat as it explores a 750-acre lagoon? All that and much, much more awaits guests at the Weekapaug Inn, on the gorgeous shoreline overlooking Quonochontaug Pond, with the Atlantic, and Block Island, just beyond. Let the inn staff make arrangements for a round of golf or a tour aboard the Quonnie Queen, a canopied electric boat. At this charming inn, the outdoors means everything from croquet and lawn games to laps in the outdoor saline pool to family fishing excursions, all by the beautiful shore.