April may not seem like the perfect time for an island getaway, but you’ll find the timing just right for a trip to Fire Island. Any seasoned vacationer will tell you that off-season trips can provide unique and treasured experiences. And at Fire Island, that’s no different. You’ll find plenty of things to do and along the way, you will learn that Fire Island isn’t a vacation spot defined by the season. But what are some of the things you can do here during the off-season? Well, just take a moment and allow us to show you…
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Animal lovers rejoice! The deer on Fire Island are exceptionally tame and getting a closer look at these graceful beauties may be a small moment but it’s one you’ll likely remember for years to come.
Fire Island is like a little slice of heaven and even more so during the off season due to the added tranquility. There are no cars allowed on the island which means you can enjoy leisurely strolls and bike rides throughout the picturesque landscape. But you’ll only have to take it easy here if you want to because you can always…
Beat The Crowds
The busiest time on Fire Island is during the summer months where events like the Fire Island Dance Festival and Pines Party takes place. These events attract thousands to the island each year and while we wholeheartedly recommend visiting during those times, we understand that crowds aren’t for everyone. Coming during the off season means less hustle, less bustle and more time to have your vacation your way.
Cherry Grove, which was recognized as a National Historic Landmark in 2015, was one of the first places in the country where it was safe to be openly gay. Now it, along with The Pines, has helped turn Fire Island into one of the premier LGBT vacation spots in the world. Throughout Fire Island, you’ll find gay-owned and operated restaurants, bars and hotels. And more importantly, you’ll find a spirit of acceptance and freedom that pervades the entire island.
Take In The Scenery
No matter what time of year it is you can be sure of one thing–Fire Island is beautiful. With some of the best beaches in the northeast and gorgeous oceanside vistas, you’ll never lose sight of the fact you’re on an island paradise.
But with these amazing views, how could you? Ready to plan your trip? We canhelp.