Explore LI’s Gorgeous Marinas

A trip to a beautiful, breezy marina on Long Island is twofold. Visitors can sit and watch the sunset or get ready to set sail for a fun day on the water. Scattered throughout Long Island, these five marinas provide ample summertime charm.

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Lighthouse Marina, Aquebogue 

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On the beloved North Fork, Long Islanders can find the Lighthouse Marina right off the Peconic Bay. It docks up to 70 boats and offers boating access to Montauk, Shelter Island and Shinnecock. Make a day trip out of the visit and see the Atlantis Aquarium or the North Fork Vineyards and farm stands nearby. The marina offers dockside dining, picnic areas and a heated pool (membership is required for the latter). Click to visit

West Shore Marina, Huntington 

Situated on the North Shore of Long Island, this beautiful marina in Huntington Harbor has slips for boats that range from 20ft to 120ft. There’s also a swimming pool and picnic area that is perfect for small plates from any of the local restaurants nearby. Click to visit

Treasure Cove Resort Marina, Riverhead

This marina nestled between the Long Island Aquarium and Hyatt Place is perfect for a fun summer getaway. It offers endless amenities like indoor and outdoor pools, a fitness center, arcade, ice cream shop, barbecue areas and the Seaside Grill. Popular summer plates at the restaurant include the ahi poke wonton salad, a flounder sandwich on a crispy brioche bun and the seaside fish tacos filled with blackened swordfish. While having a bite to eat, visitors can enjoy the tranquil views of the Peconic. Click to visit

Star Island Yacht Club and Marina, Montauk

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Calling all with a passion for fishing and cruising! Star Island Yacht Club and Marina boasts fishing tournaments and an extensive fleet of charter boats. This marina also has marine supplies, cleaning materials and the Star Island restaurant, which serves freshly caught fish. Favorite dishes include a seared tuna sandwich, steamed mussels and the fresh flounder platter served with rice and vegetables. Click to visit

Blue Point Marina, Blue Point 

Within walking distance from Corey Beach and across the way from Fire Island, Blue Point is a year-round marina for all boating needs. The marina offers mechanical repairs, a marine supply store and gas pumps. Not to mention, the views are simply to die for. Click to visit