Hamptons Book (Great Destinations): A Complete Guide Including the North Fork and Shelter Islandby Suzi Forbes Chase, Morgan McGivern
Opens the door to one of the most exclusive vacation spots on the East Coast.History, nature, art, fashion, gourmet cuisine and viticulture unite in the Hamptons and North Fork of Long Island, an area that has been home to sea captains, inspired artists, and New York City's well-to-do. With this newly revised and updated edition, The Hamptons Book offers all the latest information on places to eat, stay, see, and shop, with a wide enough variety of recommendations to suit any taste and budget. Also includes comprehensive chapters on the North Fork (including descriptions of the many fine wineries located there) and Shelter Island. Chase uncovers charming inns and B&Bs; renowned restaurants, cafés, and unique food purveyors; upscale boutiques and shops; secluded beaches; historic houses, sites, and museums; music venues; charter boats for whale watching or saltwater fishing, and much more. Also included are listings of pet-friendly establishments and expanded chapters on the area's increasingly admired wines and wineries. With this book as their guide, readers can experience for themselves the richness and culture of this enchanting travel destination. 60 black & white photos, 11 maps, general, lodging, and restaurant indexes.
Author Biography: Suzi Forbes Chase is the author of numerous books and articles on cuisine and travel, including Recommended Bed & Breakfasts: Mid-Atlantic States, Recommended Country Inns: Mid-Atlantic and Chesapeake Region, and The New Red Lion Inn Cookbook. She lives in Locust Valley, New York.
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