A family-friendly strip of sand that’s known for sweet swells, beautiful views of Block Island, and—best of all—smaller crowds. If you’re staying a while, on the east side is a camping area for self-contained RVs. You’ll find some of the best saltwater fishing in South County, too. Voted Best Low-Key Beach.Fishermen cast off here, at this beautiful channel between the ocean and Ninigret Pond.–Yankee Magazine, July/August 2011
New England Traveler
Planning a New England day trip, weekend getaway, or longer adventure? Explore our curated New England travel directory, featuring picks from the editors of Yankee Magazine (the New England experts since 1935) for the best things to do in each state, plus where to shop, eat, and stay.