Greenport

New York
A Peaceful Escape on the Peconic River

Beaches, golf courses, and fine wineries. One of Forbes’ Prettiest Towns in America, the village of Greenport, New York retains its maritime history while providing exquisite modern accommodations. Founded as an authentic whaling town, Greenport transformed into a hub of the fishing industry and later, the railroad industry. After a period of success as an oystering center, Greenport remains a favorite destination for tourists.

With the Peconic River as an eye-catching background, tour Greenport’s boutiques, museums, restaurants, and old-fashioned general stores. Visit the Railroad museum of Long Island and East End Seaport Maritime Museum to immerse yourself in Greenport’s revolutionary past. Fill your belly with oysters and barbecue from Moonlight Mondays at Corey Creek, and rock out to live music and tapas at Sparkling Pointe.

Home to Kurt Vonnegut, Joseph Heller, John Steinbeck, and Nora Ephron, among others who worked or lived nearby, Greenport New York has also retained its artistic heritage. Now art galleries participating in Greenport’s gallery walk remain open late on the first Friday of each month from June to December, providing visitors with the opportunity to stroll through the village and appreciate local artwork.

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Peconic Bay Estuary
Explore one of The Nature Conservancy’s “Last great places in the Western Hemisphere.” Take in magnificent views and vivacious wildlife or fish while day sailing, kayaking, or gunkholing the Peconic Estuary.
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Jess Owen Carousel House
A gift from the Grumman Aircraft Corporation, this 100-year-old antique carousel is still in business, running daily in Mitchell Park.
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East end seaport museum
A gift from the Grumman Aircraft Corporation, this 100-year-old antique carousel is still in business, running daily in Mitchell Park. Exhibits on Greenport’s shipbuilding history, featuring wildlife from the Peconic Bay, and a working blacksmith at the Village Blacksmith Shop. The museum also runs lighthouse cruises and hosts a maritime festival in September.
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Kontokosta Winery
This family owned winery in North Fold sits on an impressive sixty-two acres overlooking the Long Island sound waterfront. Enjoy dry reds and fruity whites with an unparalleled view.
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S.T. Preston & Son Ship’s Chandlery
In the late 1800s, Captain Samuel Truman Preston inhabited Greenport and began supplying local shipyards. Today, the store’s two branches supply boaters with equipment and sportswear, as well as nautical giftware and décor.
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Claudio’s Restaurant
111 Main St, Greenport, NY 11944
631-477-0627
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The Frisky Oyster
27 Front St, Greenport, NY 11944
631-477-4265
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Brix & Rye
308A Main St, Greenport, NY 11944
631-477-6985
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Lucharito’s
119 Main St, Greenport, NY 11944
631-477-6666
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Sterlington Deli
3 Sterlington Cmns, Greenport, NY 11944
631-477-8547
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Corey Creek
45470 Route 25, Southold, NY 11971
631-765-4168
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Sparkling Pointe
39750 County Road 48, Southold, NY 11971
631-765-0200
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Upcoming Events
Maritime Festival Land and Sea Gala
Nearest Airport
Long Island MacArthur Airport
Coordinates
41.1034, -72.3593
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