The East End of Long Island is home to a year round base population that explodes Memorial Day-Labor Day when the second home owners and seasonal rental market begins for the summer vacation season. The North Fork, South Fork and Shelter Island communities are as much different as they are alike, but one thing they all have in common is a genuine "East End" spirit! This part of Long Island is the best kept secret about New York!
Chambers of Commerce are a great place to get additional information about individual communities and can connect you with their members for just about any service you can think of. The Chambers also host special community events throughout the year, make sure to check their calendars for all sorts of fun fairs and festivals that take place throughout the year!MORE
The East End is divided into five towns: Riverhead, Southold, Southampton, Shelter Island and Easthampton. Within the five towns, you will find quaint villages and hamlets.MORE
The East End is served by three hospitals including: Peconic Bay Medical Center in Riverhead, Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport and Southampton Hospital. In adition, there are a variety of walk in clinics that operate on both forks, most offer seven days of the week services.MORE
Each community is served by a variety of houses of worship, many of which have great historical landmark status, and are rooted with rich local history and traditions.MORE