Things to Do

North Fork Long Island Attractions

Stunning Sights Near our Aquebogue Hotel

Cove Place invites guests to experience our North Fork inn on the pristine waterfront of Peconic Bay, nestled in the heart of Long Island's Wine Country. Ideal for romantic escapes, family adventures or solo getaways, Cove Place is a true gem amongst North Fork inns, featuring bright beachfront accommodations and 150 feet of private beach reserved for guests of the inn. The inn also offers a dockside lawn complete with lounge seating, picnic tables and hammocks.

Travelers love that Cove Place is just 2 hours from downtown Manhattan and minutes from downtown Riverhead. While here, enjoy the beach, fishing or kayaking right onsite or explore the area's scenic hiking or biking trails or one of many award-winning golf courses and wineries, among other legendary North Fork Long Island attractions.

Experience Long Island Wine Country

In a little more than 30 years, the Long Island wine industry has grown from one vineyard to over 3,000 acres of vines. The North Fork is home to most of these vineyards and wineries, many of which are just a short drive from Cove Place. Come sample some award-winning wines and enjoy the sweeping vineyard landscapes. For a complete listing of local wineries and their hours of operation, visit


If shopping is your thing, explore the quaint local shops of downtown Riverhead and Love Lane in Mattituck, both an easy drive from Cove Place. Also just a short distance away is Tanger Outlet Center, one of the country's biggest outlet centers featuring 165 famous brand name manufacturers.

Area Attractions

In addition to beautiful beaches and verdant farms, the area also offers a host of attractions. When looking for the best North Fork Long Island things to do, you'll enjoy being within close proximity to Atlantis Marine World, an award-winning aquarium for visitors of all ages. Also nearby is Splish Splash Water Park, a 96-acre theme park featuring rides and slides, waves, rivers and pools, along with shows and dining.

Eat Local

The North Fork is a food lover's paradise, full of farm stands offering fresh fruits, vegetables and ornamental plants grown right here on Long Island. In addition to fresh produce, visitors can enjoy homemade jams, pies and honey or take part in a Pick Your Own adventure. Area restaurants also take advantage of our fresh, local fare. Nearby notable restaurants include Jedediah Hawkins, Grana Trattoria and the Jamesport Manor Inn just to name a few.

Whether your goal is relaxation or adventure, let us help you make the most of your stay. If you haven't found what you were looking for in our North Fork travel guide, simply ask one of our friendly staff members to direct you to their favorite areas.