Let me first start with this interesting fact: there are no cars permitted on Fire Island. Everyone either bikes, or walks, or whatever else you can think of that doesn’t include an exaust pipe. It’s a narrow island that you can walk in 10 minutes widthwise. It is really long however and if you want to get to the “town capital” you most likely want to take a ferry.
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As I mentioned on Instagram, last weekend I stumbled upon a beautiful beach on the north shore of Long Island. It is located in Sunken Meadow State Park and is uncharacteristic of north shore beaches. It is sandy! There are a few rocks here and there, but mostly Sunken Continue reading “Sunken Meadow Is Not Sunk!”
Weather you like Jazz or not, Treme is a fun hang out spot. Live bands perform there five days a week, from jazz to Americana Big Band, and if you don’t have company to spend an evening with, no worries, you’ll find it here. Continue reading “Jazzy Day on Long Island”
Hi everyone! Here is my first Autumn post – it is not about travel, but something to contemplate with the change of season, as the stars become brighter with the coming of winter. We’ll have to find things to do when it’s cold!
I went to hike in Connetquot River State Park on Long Island, which turned into a 2 hour walk through the thin woods, where I encountered blueberries and mushrooms growing in the wild. We lost one of the group members to blueberry eating. Continue reading “Hiking: From The Woods To The Fish Hatchery”
A spot known only to few – and Nissequogue town tries hard to keep it that way. When we pulled into a parking lot, a security guard warned us that since we are not Smithtown residents we may get a ticket for parking there. Well, we took the risk…
Continue reading “Peace of Porpoise Channel”
Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium in Center Port, Long Island is a magnificent mansion, where once a wealthy family of the Gold Coast resided, and now a space museum. Continue reading “Back In Time: Vanderbilt Mansion and Museum”