If you're ready to spend the entire day with your date, or even longer, and spend a chunk of change, head to Block Island off the coast of Rhode Island and Connecticut. The ferry in New London will sail the choppy waters of the Long Island sound into the harbor of Block Island, where you can bike around the island, explore the numerous beaches and eat at Eli's Restaurant. Round-trip ferry fare: $50 per person. Information 860-444-4624 and www.goblockisland.com.
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