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North Fork Long Island Things to Do

The North Fork of New York’s Long Island abounds with activities and our bed & breakfast and spa is convenient to all the best our area has to offer.  Have a look at our list of North Fork Long Island things to do near our location.

Quintessentials is within walking distance to beaches, parks, hiking trails, farm stands, fishing, tennis, and Islands End golf course and Lavender By the Bay lavender farm. Three minutes drive away; the maritime village of Greenport has dozens of shops, restaurants, art galleries, museums, and a first-run cinema. A short ferry ride from Greenport is Shelter Island, Sag Harbor, and the Hamptons. A seven minute ride to the Orient- New London ferry to Connecticut gets you in close proximity to Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun casinos. In a three to 20-minutes drive, you can stop for tastings at dozens of wineries throughout the North Fork wine trail, and micro breweries, all the way to Riverhead, home of Tanger, the mega outlets shopping mall.

Nearby, discover one of the secret treasures of the North ForkOrient State Park and Wildlife Preserve. Step on to our beautiful beaches on the Long Island Sound and Peconic Bay, explore the historic villages of Orient, East Marion and Greenport, visit scores of fine restaurants, shops and galleries, North Fork farms and farm festivals, Native American Indian Museum, African-American Slaves burial site in Orient village, Atlantis Aquarium and Amusement Park, and Splish Splash Water Park.

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Below is a list of some of the activities, recreational facilities, and attractions nearby Quintessentials Bed & Breakfast and Spa located in East Marion, Long Island, New York. It is our pleasure to offer you our gold standard concierge service to arrange your stay.

More North Fork Long Island Things to Do

Winter Sports

  • Snow shoeing
  • Ice sailing
  • Sledding
  • Ice fishing
  • Ice skating
  • Snowmobile



  • Atlantis Aquarium
  • Custer Institute and Observatory
  • Churches, Synagogues
  • Greenport Carousel & Mitchell Park
  • Galleries Art and Crafts
  • Historical village Greenport Maritime park
  • Art Museums East End
  • Historical site districts North Fork
  • Micro Breweries North Fork
  • Wineries North Fork
  • Lavender By the Bay Farm East Marion


Out In The Town:

  • Bars/night clubs
  • Quilt auctions
  • Theatre
  • Dancing
  • Antique Shops
  • Bowling
  • Crafts
  • Concerts Music Performance
  • Horse Racing
  • Shopping District
  • Tanger Mall and Outlet Shopping
  • Farmers market
  • Movie Cinemas
  • Casino Gambling
  • Espresso Bars

Water Sports:

  • Fishing
  • Fishing charters
  • Windsurfing
  • Water skiing
  • Paddleboat rentals
  • Inner tube rentals
  • Motorboat rentals
  • Canoe rentals
  • Swimming
  • Kayak rentals
  • Sailboat rentals
  • Snow shoeing


Other Sports:

  • Bike rentals
  • Bowling
  • Horseback riding
  • Roller skating
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Golf


Out in Nature:

  • Beach
  • Apple/Berry picking
  • Lavender Farm
  • Parks
  • Stargazing
  • Nature preserves
  • Hiking trails
  • Bird watching
  • Gardens/arboretum
  • Bike trails


For more information on North Fork Long Island things to do, read our latest area related blog posts and call us at 631-477-9400.