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Category Archives: Southold Outdoor Activities

Golf on the North Fork of Long Island

Golfing on the North Fork of Long Island is a year around activity and perfect for the Fall season.   Island’s End Golf and Country Club is a semi-private golf course located in the heart of Wine Country on the North Fork of Long Island.  Island’s End is a 6,700 yard course and is located on Route 25 in Greenport.  The four-star course has everything that you need to make the game challenging and is known […]

Biking the North Fork of Long Island

There are many options for guests of the Shorecrest Bed & Breakfast for biking on the North Fork of Long Island.   In the Southport area alone there are over 57 miles of bike trails that range from 5 to 14 miles in length.  The town of Southport offers a map called seaview trails.  It shows four bike trails including Southold Bay Loop, Orient Loop, Mattituck, and Southold View Loop.  Utilizing their bike trails is a safe, […]

Shelter Island, a Nature Lovers’ Delight

Shelter Island is just a short Ferry ride from the village of Greenport, NY is a great place to watch birds and for biking.    Just a short walk up the hill from the North Ferry dock you will find a Mobil station which provides bicycle rentals.   Shelter Island is ideal for biking and we recommend a visit to Mashomack Preserve as it is a nature lovers’ delight. Mashomack Preserve is considered one of the richest habitats […]

Hiking the North Fork of Long Island

Hiking is plentiful for Shorecrest Inn guests as the North Fork has many hiking trails to offer.  Located just a short distance from Greenport Village, the Shorecrest Inn is conveniently located to over 11 preserves and parks which offer hiking.  Be sure to pack your camera and binoculars as one never knows which wildlife will be encountered along the way.   Trails are in abundance and the hardest decision will be which trail to hike? Some […]

Long Island Lighthouse Cruise Schedule

Cruising and visiting lighthouses on the Long Island Sound are like two peas in a pod.   East End Lighthouses does a spectacular job with their cruises aboard the Peconic Star II.  They cruise eastern Long Island and explore the history of the lighthouses that have guided many boaters throughout the waters of Long Island Sound.  Their remaining summer schedule includes: August 15th & September 26th – Lighthouse, Maritime History & Gardiner’s Island Cruise.  Learn the […]

Sailing on Long Island Sound

Enjoying a sunset sail on Long Island Sound is a must while visiting the Shorecrest Bed & Breakfast on the North Fork.  As the day ends and the sun sets, nothing is as romantic as a sunset sail.   For two hours sit back and enjoy the natural beauty of Long Island Sound.  The light is soft, the mood is romantic, and the relaxing sound of the water as it laps against the hug is magical.  […]

Orient Beach State Park on Long Island

While enjoying your stay at Shorecrest Bed & Breakfast, make sure to take the time to enjoy Orient Beach State Park.  Orient Beach State Park is located at the eastern end of the North Fork on Long Island. Orient Beach has 45,000 feet of frontage on Gardiner’s Bay and forms the protective arm of Orient Harbor. The park is open year round and there is also a small bathhouse. The beach has beautiful scenery and […]

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