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Long Island Winterfest Returns to Wine Country

Long Island Wine Country is preparing to celebrate the regional music festival, Long Island Winterfest from February 8 – March 16, 2014. During Winterfest, wineries, lodging, dining and attractions combine to create an amazing destination for winter tourism. Back for its seventh consecutive year, Long Island Winterfest has been re-named “Live on the Vine,” to now incorporate different genres of music in addition to reveled jazz musicians. We are thrilled to see this event continue to evolve and grow each year. It brings a significant amount of visitors to the North Fork. They come for the music and stay for the great deals, as well as an exciting atmosphere. Winterfest, planned as a group with the Long Island Wine Council, … 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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“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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