5 Reasons Why Long Island’s North Fork is Just as Fun in the Winter

While the East End of Long Island might be known as a summer destination, there is no shortage of fun to be found during the winter months. Treat yourself to a cozy getaway along the picturesque Peconic Bay at the Harborfront Inn. Experience an unforgettable Greenport vacation and explore the best Long Island winter activities during your stay.

Coffee and Cocoa

Warm up this winter at local favorite coffee hotspot, Aldo’s. This Greenport shop, located just down the street from the Harborfront Inn, specializes in small batch artisanal coffee and is also known for its famous biscotti and decadent hot chocolate. Pay a visit to this old-world café and you might even catch a glimpse of Aldo, who has been roasting coffee for more than thirty years!

Wine Tasting at Kontokosta Winery

A hallmark of any trip to Long Island is a stop at one of the many local wineries. Make time in your itinerary for a visit to our own waterfront winery, Kontokosta Winery. Sample some of our award-winning wines and snack on a selection of cheese, charcuterie, and breads in our tasting room, featuring beautiful views of the Long Island Sound.

Ice Skating in Mitchell Park

Adjacent to the Harborfront Inn, Mitchell Park stretches along the shoreline of Greenport Harbor and gives visitors the chance to not only ride an antique carousel, but also to experience the fun of outdoor ice skating. Each winter, the ice rink opens to the public and offers skate rentals, private lessons, and plenty of fun!

Greenport American Legion Roller-Skating Rink

Step out of the cold and feel the retro roller skating vibe at the Greenport American Legion Hall. Located just around the corner from the Harborfront Inn, the rink features skate rentals, a snack bar, and the opportunity for visitors to get rolling to upbeat, DJ-spun hits from yesterday and today.

A Day at the Spa

Warm up and wind down during your stay in Greenport at one of the many nearby spas. Indulge your senses with a host of invigorating and refreshing treatments, perfect during the harsh winter months. From massages to facials, feel at ease at some of our favorite local spas, including Suki’s Spa, Special Effects by Debbie and Five Branches Wellness, conveniently located in downtown Greenport.