Tag: Ocean Beach
With the return of beach season, so too flock the crowds to Fire Island, the barrier island simultaneously known as a popular tourist destination and a hidden gem full of natural wonders. But FI is much more than that dichotomy allows. It’s home to Robert Moses State Park on the west end, Smith Point County Park on the east end and a national park featuring an eight-mile wilderness preserve. And in the middle, accessible by ferry only, are 17 car-free communities—most of which are strictly residential with a few having downtowns offering shops and nightlife.
Our reporter visits "the other Fire Island" ahead of upcoming 50th anniversary events.
Hidden gems, loopholes and savings for those who have never dared to venture beyond Jones Beach State Park.
What better way to celebrate the Independence Day than by attending one of the many fireworks shows hosted across Long Island this weekend?
“It is like opening a brand new place. Business was phenomenal.”