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Harbor Knoll: Paradise on Peconic Bay!

If you are looking for a fun in the sun getaway, Harbor Knoll is the only inn in Greenport with a private beach. But not just any beach, this beach offers you a sweeping vista of Greenport Harbor and Shelter Island. Swim, sun or spend a lazy day watching the Shelter Island Ferry go back and forth. Harbor Knoll is an elegant historic home, completely private but just footsteps away from the bustling village of Greenport. You don’t even need your car to enjoy fine dining and shopping. Harbor Knoll is the perfect place to get away from it all, enjoy the fresh sea breezes and rekindle your spirit. A stay at Harbor Knoll includes a full, gourmet breakfast, a … Continue reading

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3rd Annual Cutchogue Holiday House Tour 

Come to Cutchogue and enjoy the third annual Cutchogue Holiday House Tour on Saturday, December 5, 2015. Festive and beautifully decorated homes in the heart of North Fork’s wine country will open their doors to ring in the spirit of the season. In addition to three Bed and Breakfasts, the tour includes a tasting at North Fork’s original vineyard along with a stop at a local family-run farm. A portion of the ticket proceeds will go to the Cutchogue/New Suffolk Historical Society and Toys for Tots. All B&B’s will be joyously decorated for the holiday season. Sannino Vineyard B&B is nestled in the Bella Vita vineyard with a private Tuscan Style Suite and Villa, offering breathtaking views of their well-tended vines. … Continue reading

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What is it like to stay at a Bed and Breakfast?

If you have never stayed at a B&B, you may wonder, what is it like to stay at a Bed and Breakfast and why do people choose to stay at B&B’s over other alternatives such as hotels? Many who stay at Bed and Breakfasts say that the experience dramatically enhances their vacation, and the best testament to staying at one is that once they have done so, those who do, wouldn’t consider staying anywhere else. Location- The first thing people consider when choosing a vacation destination is location. Most beautiful vacation spots are beautiful because they don’t have large unsightly buildings such as hotels messing up the scenery, so hotels are generally built on the outskirts to maintain the bucolic … Continue reading

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Winter Magic on the North Fork of Long Island

It’s January on the North Fork of Long Island. We celebrated a cozy Christmas, and rang in 2014 with local bubbly. Now, we focus on the year ahead. What to do first! January begins with snow, and we would like to share with our fans just what the East End of Long Island, particularly the North Fork, has to offer its visitors. Did you think that everything would be closed now? Well, we are open for business and some of our returning guests feel that the wintertime is this region’s best kept secret! The next few months will be the off-season at our Bed & Breakfasts, which means that prices are at their best value, while packages and specials abound. Once here, … Continue reading

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Shop Local and Enjoy North Fork Festivities

We talk about it. We promote it. Shop local. It’s the holiday season and shoppers abound. They come from far and near to visit the malls and find the best deals, but the lesser known fact is that the East End and our surrounding area is rich in fantastic gifts and holiday festivities. We, at the North Fork Bed & Breakfast Association, have a few holiday ideas that are sure to get you in the spirit of celebrating, as well as satisfy the most unique needs on your gift list. #1: Visit tasting rooms and websites of Long Island Wine Country wineries. They offer gorgeous baskets, gift cards and unique experiences. You can build your own wine bottle basket with … Continue reading

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Christmas in Cutchogue: A Very Special Holiday House Tour This December

Local Cutchogue business partners are thrilled to announce The Holiday House Tour on December 7, 2013. Four beautifully decorated homes will open their doors for this event. Guests will enjoy wine tasting, appetizers and desserts at each home, which will be paired with a vineyard a restaurant or a local business as well as local merchants offering specials on the day of the tour for ticketholders. Participating homes will be decked out for the holidays, including Andrew’s Legacy Bed and Breakfast, Sannino Vineyard Bed and Breakfast, The Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast, and the private home of designer, Connie Cross. Additional locations on the tour are Santa’s Christmas Tree Farm for a raffle, and Cutchogue-New Suffolk Historical Society for a visit … Continue reading

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“Taste North Fork” Begins on Long Island’s East End

The North Fork region is energized for a new kind of event this Veteran’s Day weekend (November 9th through 11th), called Taste North Fork. Visitors and local residents alike, will enjoy special offers at wineries, restaurants, shops, attractions and accommodations, such as our North Fork Bed & Breakfasts. There will be additional transportation to the East End from New York City, Connecticut and the surrounding area, as well as a free shuttle route along the North Fork once you are here! In partnership with the Hampton Jitney, a free shuttle from Riverhead to Orient Point will be available to all visitors. There will be a Riverhead loop, for stops between Riverhead and Love Lane in Mattituck, as well as a Greenport loop, … Continue reading

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Shorecrest Bed and Breakfast Studio Cottage rental

Shorecrest B and B now offers a newly renovated, private, detached and spacious self catering studio cottage with queen bed and kitchenette on the Shelter Bay side of Southold hamlet. Floor to ceiling west facing windows open onto a private patio overlooking lawns and panoramic water views. Located on a quiet country lane a few steps from the private community sandy beach and just five minute drive to Greenport and Southold villages, the Southold Studio Cottage provides a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life with the convenience of Shorecrest BnB concierge services including winery discount card to 24 local wineries, maps and guides. Visit our website and click on the ‘check availability’ link for rates or call … Continue reading

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