Block Island’s home for fun and relaxation. Ballard’s Inn, just a stone’s throw from the ferry, is the recipient of five awards from Offshore Magazine and the only place to be on Block Island! Our private sandy beach with our very own beach bar is like no other in New England, check us out on Tripadvisor! Enjoy a pristine ocean view while enjoying your favorite frozen drinks, tropical cocktails or frosty cold beer brought right to your beach chair. Then enjoy some of the best food in New England in our oceanfront restaurant and hear live entertainment every day. And Ballard’s event planners can make your wedding, corporate function or private party truly memorable.