18 May 2021

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend on Block Island

Champlin's Team

With warmer weather on the horizon, and Memorial Day Weekend just around the corner, our spring fever is at an all time high. Best of all, it’s our Grand Opening weekend, and we simply can’t wait to show you our newly renovated nine-acre resort and marina! Allow us to curate the ideal Block Island itinerary…starting with a special hotel offer for one weekend only.


First Step: Reserve Your Stay



Memorial Day Weekend, or as we like to call it, the unofficial start to summer, is the perfect time to experience a Block Island without peak-season crowds, all the while without sacrificing any of the beloved traditional BI experiences. Whether you’re tying up with us for the weekend or taking a break from the berth in our newly renovated 46-room boutique hotel, our one-of-a-kind resort amenities guarantee a fun packed holiday weekend with friends and family.

Plus, you’re in luck because we’re offering a special Memorial Day Weekend offer!

Let freedom ring as you kick off the start of summer with a getaway to Block Island! For Memorial Day Weekend only, when you reserve your room for two nights or more, you’ll receive a $50 food and beverage credit, plus a one-time 24 hour cancellation policy.

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Promo Code: REMEMBER

Next Step: Let the Fun Begin



Once you arrive at Champlin’s, whether by ferry or on your own vessel, kick off the weekend right by sipping on our world famous mudslides dockside at Pier 76 Dock Bar while listening to live music from Lucas Neil on Friday, May 28th from 4pm-7pm.

Then beat the crowds and explore all of Block Island’s best attractions, now open for the season all weekend long! Start by treating yourself to a shopping spree on Water Street, which offers the island’s largest collection of local boutiques, art galleries, local souvenir shops, clothing stores, book shops, specialty food stores, and more.

From there, the kids will love seeing the unique variety of animals at 1661 Inn Animal Farm including camels, llamas, pygmy and fainting goats, black swans, a yak, a zebu, lemurs, red kangaroos and more! Down the road, soak up some of the most amazing views on the Island on the Mohegan Bluffs. These clay cliffs soar 200ft in the air and provide unparalleled sights of the coastline. Take the 147 steps down the bluffs to experience the beautiful rocky beach below. Pro-tip: bring your sneakers for this one!

On the other end of the island, be sure to check out North Lighthouse on Sandy Point where the ground floor serves as a history museum. This area of the island also offers some of the best walking trails along the coastline, keep your eyes peeled for seals hanging along the shoreline.

By now, you’ve most certainly worked up an appetite! , Head back to Champlin’s for fresh, local New England fare at the Galley House Waterfront Restaurant, a quick bite to eat and mudslide at Pier 76 Dock Bar, or a scoop of delicious ice cream at The Sugar Shack.

Want even more customized recommendations for your upcoming visit or have questions about exploring the island? Our experienced guest services team is here to help make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

Planning Ahead: June Dockage



Boating season is here and there’s no better destination for your home port than Block Island. Secure your slip at our newly renovated 9-acre resort for the month of June and enjoy a special rate starting from $4.25/ft for a minimum of 28 days. You’ll be one of the first to experience Pier 76 Dock Bar’s world famous mudslides, Galley House Waterfront Restaurant delectable New England favorites, Cafe Boutique, and The Sugar Shack ice cream parlor, onsite water activity rentals, and more!

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