North Fork Winter Activities for Families

This winter, embrace the cold on Long Island’s North Fork. Just minutes from our Greenport inn, find endless cold weather fun, perfect for the whole family. From ice skating to farmers markets and other indoor activities, discover the top fun things to do on Long Island in the winter during your family vacation to Greenport.

Greenport Ice Rink

Grab some skates and hit the ice at the local Greenport Ice Rink. This outdoor ice rink is the ideal spot for a sunny winter day out on the ice. Whether you just want to do a few laps or try your hand at some skating lessons, families of all ages will love this Long Island winter pastime. The Greenport Ice Rink also hosts a weekly Family Night on Fridays from 5:30pm to 9:00pm.

Ride the Antique Carousel in Greenport

If you’re in Greenport over a weekend, you won’t want to miss the Antique Carousel. Open on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00am to 5:00pm in winter months, this Greenport landmark is the perfect spot to snap some Long Island family photos.

Riverhead Indoors Farmers Market

A Saturday tradition in Long Island, the Riverhead Farmers Market is the perfect place to spend a chilly winter morning. Open Saturdays from 10:00am to 2:00pm, this winter farmers market offers a selection of Long Island classics. With vendors including the Bearded Baker, Home Slice, Herbie’s Crumb Cake, and Taste of North Fork, there will something to suit even the pickiest palate in the family.

The Custer Observatory

Perfect for the nights when the sun sets early, the Custer Observatory offers unparalleled views of the winter night sky. The oldest public observatory in Long Island, the Custer Observatory is open to the public every Saturday evening from dusk until midnight. The observatory also has a library, museum, gift shop, and hosts a range of special events.

Roller Skating in Greenport

Located just around the corner from the hotel, the American Legion hall in Greenport is home to a recently renovated indoor roller rink. Rent some skates for the whole family and enjoy an afternoon of old-fashioned fun. The rink also includes a concession stand offering lots of tasty treats.

After a busy day full of winter fun, come home to the comfort of our cozy rooms and suites. Start planning your North Fork winter escape today!