Mid-July, 85 degrees, Sunday afternoon. What better than a trip to the beach! Long Island offers 50+ miles of Atlantic ocean beaches, and for those who like quieter water, Long Island Sound on the Island’s north shore.
Iron Pier Beach, Northville, Town of Riverhead
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First Saturday in June, and it’s time to hit the ocean beaches… Cupsogue beach, Westhampton Dunes.
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Moriches Bay on LI’s South Shore, eastern neighbor of the Great South Bay, protected by Fire Island. Part of the lagoon and barrier island coast that stretches from Cape Cod to Florida.
40 years ago, LI Bays provided half the US clam harvest and work for thousands of people. Not now.
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The Island’s South Shore
Smith Point Beach, Fire Island National Seashore