The area of North Fork is located on Long Island, which comes under the state of New York, in the United States of America. Holidays in North Fork are popular with locals from the nearby states in the north-east of the US, but are now actually increasing in popularity with visitors from overseas. As you will be reserving self catering accommodation in North Fork that is within the world’s most prosperous nation, you can rest assured that all properties offer the ultimate in luxury and all of the modern conveniences you will need for a perfect break away.
When enjoying your holidays in the North Fork area, of course, you will want to make the most out of your new home-away-from-home, but for when you decide it is time to get involved in more in the way of activities, there are plenty to choose between in these parts of New York state. Firstly, this part of Long Island is well-know for being a major wine-producing region. There are actually some 30 wineries here, covering over 3,000 acres of vineyards and it is entirely possible to view one or two of these on a proper tour. Other activities to bear in mind here include swimming, nature walking, cycling, fishing, sailing and there are golf courses within a short drive.
Obviously, you cannot come to New York state without making your way to America’s largest city at some stage or other. This is actually one of the great things about taking your holidays in North Fork: you will be based in a more tranquil corner of Long Island, yet are still able to reach New York City fairly quickly and easily. Coney Island is on Long Island and this is very similar to many of the UK’s largest seaside resorts. There are funfair rides here for the kids, a great beach, and loads of other attractions to keep you entertained. Then you may want to head into Manhattan. This is where you will find some of the best shopping opportunities in the world, plus The Empire State Building, The Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island Visitors’ Centre and many more fabulous attractions.
You are likely to find that North Fork enjoys a micro-climate that is actually less harsh than other parts of New York state. In fact, this is why holidays in North Fork are so popular. The weather is often warmer and this allows for an extended growing season for the grapes in the vineyards. Expect temperatures to reach into the high-twenties and even early-thirties degrees Celsius during the summer and to be in the single digits during the winter months.
The most convenient airport for your holidays in North Fork will be JFK which is the main hub on Long Island. This airport offers flights with airlines such as British Airways, American Airways, United Airways and Virgin Atlantic, mainly from London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR) or Manchester (MAN).