Top 6 Fall Activities on Long Island


Some folks say the sidewalks roll up after Labor Day and that there’s just no action on the East End after the summer season. We challenge these naysayers and want to tell everyone what fall on the East End of Long Island is all about!     Indian Summer is all around us and there … Read More

Your Guide to Long Island Vineyards :: Top 5 East End Wineries

  Where the Long Island Expressway ends, lies a beautiful countryside and a montage of Vineyards. Our favorite vineyards can be found on both the North Fork and South Forks of Long Island. Mostly family owned and operated with a variety of wines that range in style from classic to esoteric, and with tasting rooms … Read More

The Scoop on Shelter Island Kayak Adventures

Nature and water abound on Shelter Island, so why not combine the two, and experience it by kayak! If serenity, beauty and calm waters are your thing, then Shelter Island provides the best of the best for your kayak adventure. We can’t say enough good things about The Shelter Island Kayak Tour Company; they offer … Read More

Your Inside Guide to the Best Beaches on Shelter Island

With 20 miles of coastline there is no shortage of beaches on Shelter Island. Here at Shelter Island House, the owners have grown up summering on Shelter Island and have insider knowledge on the best beaches for families, couples, dogs and more and they are ready to provide you with a definitive beach guide and … Read More

Discover the Birds of Long Island and Mashomack Preserve

Are you into birds? Consider yourself an armature birdwatcher? Do your friends call you a “birder” or possibly a “twitcher”? Perhaps you are an official Ornithologist? Well, no matter what your title is, if you like birds, we suggest you need not travel far. A mere 90 miles from NYC,  you can view plenty of … Read More

How to Get to Shelter Island

Shelter Island is one of the places folks call magical, and the journey to this quaint island is half the fun! It’s a mix of things about Shelter Island that makes it such a special destination; The beautiful beaches and well protected areas, the charming town and Norman Rockwellesque parades. The endless possibilities for outdoor … Read More

Top 10 Things to do on Shelter Island

Top 10 things to do on Shelter Island:   Arriving by ferry is a great segue to adventure. Shelter lsland, a mere 27 square miles, intimate, quirky and beyond pretty. Located just 90 miles east of NYC allows for quick getaways with a whole lot of salt air. Vast tracts of protected wetlands, and nearly … Read More

Escape to Honeymoon Heaven

Experience the trip of a lifetime…and create your honeymoon on Shelter Island! If you are already looking for a Honeymoon in The Hamptons, North Fork, Montauk, or the East End of Long Island, Shelter Island House is the perfect option for your honeymoon. Anticipating your needs for romance, comfort, style, change of pace and adventure … Read More

Your Ultimate Beach Getaway :: Relaxing Shelter Island B&B

Escapes, Getaways, Retreats – Are you planning a trip? Start with naming your adventure and make it your mantra (my “just because” holiday perhaps)! Amp yourself up and tell your friends and family. Start believing it’s really happening! We at Shelter Island House are firm believers in taking a break and mentally preparing for it. … Read More