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Port Washington is a lovely waterfront hamlet located in Nassau County on the North Shore. Only 17 miles from New York City, Port Washington is the perfect choice to escape the everyday, busy city routine. This town is a hidden gem that offers a ton of activities and great eats. Come spend the day or even a weekend in this beautiful North Shore destination!
Start your morning off right with a hike at Sands Point Preserve. Enjoy 216 acres of gorgeous scenery, historical mansions, the great lawn, the rose garden, ponds, hiking trails and more! It truly is a breathtaking location. On your way out, visit the gift shop for morning snacks and souvenirs.
Decompress from your morning hike and treat yourself to ultimate relaxation at the Port Salt Cave. Reap in the many benefits of salt caves like detoxing toxins, better sleep, reduced stress, relief from respiratory conditions and more. On your way out, don’t forget to stop at Krystal Blu Boutique for hand-crafted jewelry, salt lamps, natural stones, skin care products, and other unique finds!
Fun for the whole family at Wharf Sports, an indoor video arcade. Offering dozens of sport simulators such as hockey, football, basketball, 83 virtual golf courses, a new game room, and more. It’s the perfect place for a rainy day.
Satisfy your hunger at Butler’s Flat Clam Shack. For the past decade, this family-owned seafood restaurant has been serving Port Washington the freshest local ingredients. Open seasonally from Thursday through Sunday and located on Manhasset Bay for beautiful views.
Pop into Atlantic Outfitters for all your water needs. Find boating and fishing apparel, bait, fishing gear, and even water sports rentals like stand-up paddle boards, rowboats, kayaks, and fishing rods.
Rent a boat from Long Island Boat Rentals and spend the afternoon on the water. They offer captained rentals, bareboat rentals, semi-private training classes, yacht charters, and water sports such as waterskiing, wakeboarding, swimming, and tubing!
A top waterfront destination for almost two decades, La Motta’s offers a diverse menu, tiki deck bar, live music, and more. You can even pull up to the dock for the full dining experience brought right to your boat!
End your day at Fathoms Hotel and Marina, an intimate boutique hotel which is located directly on Manhasset Bay. The surrounding scenery inspired the setting of The Great Gatsby. Check into one of their six rooms and watch the sunset from a private pier for an unforgettable night.