Greenport Travel Guide

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Greenport Things to Do

  • Mitchell Park

    Mitchell Park, is a lovely four acre park turf laden park located on the waterfront of the Village. When you first come upon Mitchell Park it is hard to tell what it is because it doesn't take on the form of a traditional city park. The park complex is home to an antique carousel, observation deck and harbor walk fronting the 60 slip marina. The...

  • Brecknock Hall

    Located just a few miles east of Greenport right off the main highway sits Breknock Hall. The house was named for owner David Gelston Floyd’s ancestral home of Brecknockshire, Wales, Brecknock Hall was constructed between 1851 –1857. A grandson of William Floyd, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, David Floyd established his own track...

  • Walking Up and Down Main Street

    Main Street, as its name implies, is the main drag in Greenport. The street in its approximate two mile length contains a wide assortment of beautiful homes, shops, and churches.It is an absolute joy to take a walk beginning at the Greek Orthodox Church and then proceed northeasterly down to the seafront. In a matter of twenty minutes you will see...

  • Baroque Eagle

    I happened to pick a day in mid-September when the magnificent U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Baroque Eagle was in Greenport on a training mission. The ship is a three masted tall sailing ship. The ship is normally stationed at the USCG Training Facility in New London, Connecticut. The Baroque Eagle serves as a training ship for approximately 175 cadets...

  • Greek Orthodox Church

    As you enter Greenport from the west one of the first striking sites on Main Street is the Greek Orthodox Church. It wraps around the eastern side of the street as if it was in a large New England city. Its

  • Watch a sunset

    It is not difficult to find a beach on the island, especially where the island is getting nerrow... The sunset here is so peaceful...

  • Take a trip to wineries!

    Wineries are very close from here. (One of them is actually right in town with funny sign "Last winery before France") First one on the road out of Greenport is The Old Field vineyard - very nice family owned winery with good red wine, then Corey Creek - I guess the same owner as Bedell - classy interior, really good white wine, Duck Walk – nice...

  • Hop a ride on the Shelter...

    Hop a ride on the Shelter Island FerryThe best way to see Greenport and Shelter Island is to rent bike. There are a couple of places in Greenport to rent bikes inexpensively. Hop the ferry, ride the coast of Shelter island, and stop off at one of the local delis for something to eat.

  • Wine-Tasting. A big surprise...

    Wine-Tasting. A big surprise to my wife and I were the many wineries on the North Fork. I could not believe all the choices! As a did even more research, I found out that many of these wineries are nationally recognized, if not internationally. The wineries are a hop skip and a jump from Greenport or Southhold. Most are in very nice buildings that...

  • This is another view of Main...

    This is another view of Main Street heading toward the pier. This shot is right near my sisters store. Her street is on the left heading back toward the village.Once you finish and head toward the pier, get some seafood and watch the ships come in.

  • Greeenport Carousel in Harbor...

    Greeenport Carousel in Harbor Front Park.This is a nice brand new park that is just fun to hang out in. Your right on the water and the breeze feels great. Just sit and watch all the activity around you. It was so relaxing one day, my wife and I both fell asleep just lying there.

  • Shop on the busy Main Street...

    Shop on the busy Main Street and side streets. Of course being a tourist destination one can find many nick nacks, but the town has many great specialty shops, art gallerys, and antique dealers.Since there are so many stores, usually it is not crowded when you walk into one.

  • When on the North Fork,...

    When on the North Fork, visiting the wineries is a must. It is very nice to take a break from the beaches and stores and drive along the main routes and visit the twenty-something wineries. What surprised me the most was how good the wines were and how established the industry was down there. I found all the wine owners to be very hospitable and...

  • Happy Halloween

    It was cool to see how all the houses were decorated for Halloween. This is only one out of many....Booh!

  • Indian Summer

    We were lucky to see the last days of the Indian Summer here.... I really love those colors, and I should go back to see this natural beauty at its best one day!


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Greenport Restaurants

  • Nice Seafood Spot With a View

    I stopped here on a Friday afternoon. It was already very busy with a large crowd at the bar and most of the tables in the restaurant full. Even though I was only one person the waitress made me feel that I was part of a bigger family.The menu is quite extensive with lots of fresh seafood. After some detailed thought I went for the Mahi Mahi Reuben...

  • Mexican in a quaint old Building

    Settled in Meson Ole after driving around looking for inexpensive place to eat. I thought the building looked like a old hotel from back in the day, not at all looking like a Mexican place from the outside. I like it when ethnic restaurants offer a variety of 'Combo Platters'. Meson Ole had plenty to choose from.They get a demerit because they have...

  • Regular Breakfast

    Not a lot of choices here to have a breakfast, but it is still nice to have a fresh baked waffle with fresh blueberries. Good enough to get you going...

  • Nice place to spend an evening.

    It is located in the Port of Egypt Marina. I found the salads very good; my main entre was not so bad either, but I noticed that food in this area a bit overpriced and made out of cheaper ingredients than in the city (I am from New York). The selection of wine was not as good as they say. We wanted a local wine to go with our food, but had only...

  • The best steak on the east end!

    Elbow Room is notorious on the north fork for having the best marinated steaks outside of New York City. To be honest, I have never ordered anything else but have never been dissapointed by my steak. They have a selection of local wines to enjoy with your meal and the bill is never astronomical. I asked some locals what their favortie restaurant on...

  • Not so many choices around....

    Greenport is really small and in winter it´s kind of many restaurants are closed.... We had a nice breakfast at the diner in town......It was one of these typical American diners.........!


Greenport Transportation

  • Ferry to New London, Conneticut

    Just 10 miles east of Greenport is the Cross Sound Ferry Service to New London, Conneticut. The take off point is located just to the east of the town of Orient.There are two choices in taking the ferry to New London. If you have a car or RV you must take the slower Auto Ferry. The trip to New London is about an hour and half through this means. If...

  • Long Island Ferry or...

    Long Island Ferry or Cross-Sound Ferry. This is the ferry system out of New London, CT. This is a nice part of New England as well. If memory serves, I believe General Dynamics has a large shipbuilding facility right there also.You can walk right on the ferry or take your car over. Cars are $36.00 and each additional passenger is $10.00. Being New...

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Greenport Shopping

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    Several Different Shops: Antiques

    by nuker Written Jun 5, 2003

    Greenport has many different antique shops around and on the main street. If you are looking for Long Island/NY maps and info, shop around the different stores. I found an older map at one store, bought and found it at another store in better condition for half the price! Whoops.

    What to buy: Buy some of the older maps of New England and Long Island. It's a cool part of the world

    What to pay: $5 -$500.

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    Buying antiques. This is...

    by nuker Written Oct 4, 2002

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    Buying antiques. This is always fun, but one can easily be ripped off. The area is full of tourists who love the 'country charm' and antiques fit the bill. Know exactly what you are buying before you purchase it. Remember. . Just becuase it is old, does not mean it is worth a lot of money (or any money for that matter). Another trick is remember to haggle on some things. These are antique dealers and they want to move their merchandise like anybody else.

    My favorite ones in Greenport were the Beall & Bell and Haag Todd Home. Both have nice old furniture and marine items.

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Greenport Off The Beaten Path

  • Southold Town Beach

    Just before you arrive in Greenport, going east on 48 is majestic Southold Town Beach. It is the longest expanse of public beach on the entire journey from Riverhead to Orient. The beach extends nearly 1,000 feet on the left hand side of the road offering great views of Long Island Sound and the adjacent islands. Above all this is just a great...

  • Orient New York : A Picture Perfect...

    On the way to the Orient Point Ferry there is the absolutely super cute town of Orient. There is only one sign alerting you to make a right turn as you go east so be prepared to look. The town has less than 800 people but from the resident I talked to while walking the streets the mid summer population of Orient more than doubles.Apparently the...

  • Long Island Antique Power Association

    Located a good 15 miles west of Greenport is the fascinating to view Long Island Antique Power Association. The group has a very large display of antique farming equipment collected from all over Long Island. As you drive by on Sound Avenue you are first struck by the large windmill that advertises the name of the association. Once you enter...


Greenport Favorites

  • Memorial Day parade in Greenport

    Having breakfast on a Memorial Day in Greenport I found myself on a Main street looking at people who waited for the Memorial Day parade. Although I am not a big fan of parades, I decided to stay and watch. It wasn’t long – only 30 minutes or so. I made plenty of photographs and saw a lot of local people: both – watching and participating in the...

  • Nice little town!

    Main street would be the one to see first. Nice little stores with fancy clothes. Some of them very original, but expensive.

  • Visit Pair of Paws. This is...

    Visit Pair of Paws. This is the store my sister owns. She sells jewelry, neclaces, many beads, and fimo products. Since I helped her move down there, I have visited two other times. She is located on East Front Street near the Wharf. She is struggling like everybody else in this economy so visit her shop and tell her Keith sent you! She will really...


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