About the North Fork
What is the North Fork?
The North Fork is a term used to describe the 11 small towns and villages located on Long Island's East End - this area is surrounded by the Peconic Bay and the Long Island Sound. The North Fork is approximately 80 miles east of Manhattan and encompasses Aquebogue, Jamesport, Laurel, Mattituck, New Suffolk, Cutchogue, Peconic, Southold, Greenport, East Marion and Orient.
When is the best time visit the North Fork?
The North Fork is a destination for all seasons.
- During the summer months the temperature typically ranges from 70-80 degrees, making it the ideal time to enjoy boating, the beautiful beaches, the trails, and state parks.
- The fall brings harvest season on the North Fork - a great time for fresh roasted corn, pumpkin and apple picking, or a visit to one of the over 35 vineyards for tastings and tours.
- Winter is the perfect time to cozy up with Long Island wine, escape the hustle and bustle of the daily grind, and experience the quiet and tranquil wonder of the North Fork.
- Spring brings beautiful blossoms, fresh produce, and the opportunity to enjoy the warmer weather as nature's bounty is reborn.