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Basics

Deciding When to Go
Summers are warm with an average high of 80 (F). Spring and fall temperatures range from 50-70 (F), and winter temperatures range from 20-40 (F). Spring and fall are tourist season, and in summer the population swells with seasonal renters, vacationers, and day-trippers.

Getting There
By plane: Long Island MacArthur Airport is about an hour from North Fork. JFK International Airport and LaGuardia Airport are two or three hours away, depending on traffic.

By train: Penn Station in New York City offers service to North Fork via the Long Island Railroad.

By bus: Travel from Manhattan or Queens to Long Island via Sunrise Coach Lines.

By ferry: Travel from New London, Connecticut, to Orient Point, Long Island, via the Cross Sound Ferry.

By car: North Fork is 75-100 miles from New York City via 495, the Long Island Expressway.

Checking Weather Forecasts
Newsday
Current conditions, a five-day forecast, and a pollen count report.

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