Long Island, New York

150 miles long and 25 miles across at it's widest point,Long Island is the largest island in the South Eastern NY Island Chain. While proximity to New York City is critical, Long Island's identity is far removed from the streets of Manhattan.

The North Shore

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On the glorious Long Island Sound, the Boardwalk at Sunken Meadow Park is 1.50 miles long and a favorite spot for runners and joggers in late afternoon and early morning.

Sunken Meadow Creek runs alongside campgrounds and playgrounds.

The Sunken Meadow Golf Course is a wildlife sanctuary.

The South Shore

The Lighthouse at Fire Island National SeaShore is the first American light that ships coming from Europe see.

Tucked between the Great South bay and the Mighty Blue Atlantic,Fire Island is a barrier island that protects the thin ribbon of "mainland" from hurricanes and erosion

The natural white sand beach stretches for miles, and is streaked with narrow bands of garnet sand

In late Spring, Sandpipers skim the waves in search of food.

Non Islanders are often surprised when they learn that the waters of L.I.are surfable. This is Democrat Point on Fire Island.

Beach plum and wild heather grow on the fragile dunes

Because of the delicate ecology of the area, everthing that grows here, including the largest herd of white tail deer in the state, are miniature.

Captree Island State Park

Captree State Park is located just North of the Atlantic Ocean on Captree Island. The Boat basin is home for many charter fishing boats and party boats.


Fishing is also allowed off the docks.

East End, North Shore

Long Island sunsets are breathtaking--Mattituck is the heart of wine country

East End, South Shore

Shinnecock is the Gateway to the Hamptons. Not only do the Hamptons have spectacular geography, but the nightlife is outstanding, making it a first choice for vacationers.

The Bridge to Dune Road in Hampton Bays

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