Mattituck

New York
A Hidden Gem on the Long Island Sound

Long Island Sound boaters looking for a peaceful, scenic spot to spend a day or weekend will find a hidden gem on Mattituck Creek, tucked away on the North Shore of Long Island. Some 15 nautical miles from Westbrook and Clinton (the latter boasting a public ramp with overnight parking), Mattituck Inlet is within easy reach of Connecticut boaters, and the channel depth of 5 feet makes the creek accessible to relatively large power vessels, as evidenced by Mattituck’s fleet of working lobster boats and trawlers.

Your pot of gold awaits at the head of the creek, home to the transient-friendly Strong’s Water Club and Marina, which offers slips and moorings for boats up to 75 feet. The basin in front of the marina is also a federal anchorage with excellent holding ground and a depth of 7 feet, although you’ll have to find your own way ashore.

From Strong’s, boaters can launch forays into the surrounding countryside. Lovely Mattituck Village is a short bike ride from the water, although the marina can arrange for other forms of transportation. The heart of the village is Love Lane, where you’ll find interesting shops and restaurants.

Wine aficionados will find their fix at the Roanoke Vineyards Wine Bar, also on Love Lane, but you can also go straight to the source for a tour of the nearby winery. Indeed, the Mattituck area is home to numerous small wineries, including the award-winning Macari Vineyards and Shinn Estates, and most offer tours and tastings.

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Macari Vineyards
Known for their balanced and age-worthy wines, the Macari family has dedicated their lives to producing an extraordinary grape-growing environment.
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Harbes Family Farm
Located in the heart of the North Fork the Harbes Family Farm has something for everyone in the family with a vineyard and tasting room, a farmstand full of fresh produce and flowers, and an apple orchard.
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Love Lane
Visit the quaint boutiques, diverse eateries, and acclaimed wineries in Mattituck on historic Love Lane.
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North Fork Pour & Pedal
There's no better way to experience the North Fork and all it has to offer, then on this critically acclaimed tour. Ride through the tranquil towns on the North Fork with ventures to historic landmarks, farms, and vineyards. During the tour, witness how wine is made, while touring the tank room and cellar, also enjoy lunch catered by Love Lane Kitchen.
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Ammirati's of Love Lane
135 Love Lane
(631) 298-7812
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Love Lane Kitchen
240 Love Lane Mattituck, NY 11952
(631) 298-8989
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Pace's Dockside Restaurant
2255 Wickham Ave Mattituck, NY 11952
(631) 315-5252
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Strawberry Festival
Memorial Day Weekend Celebration
Harbes Orchard Apple Harvest
Nearest Airport
Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP)
Coordinates
40.9912, -72.5343
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