Summer may be long gone, but there are still plenty of reasons to visit the North Fork. These hotels are offering guests custom, fall-themed experiences that feel distinctly local, from delectable s’mores to special wine tours.
57225 Main Road, Southold
Whether you’re staying the night or going for dinner, North Fork Table & Inn’s S’mores & Port is a sweet indulgence. Offered every Wednesday — Sunday, this cozy outdoor experience for two includes a s’mores kit (house-made graham cracker, marshmallow and Aleppo-chocolate bark), mini bonfire, choice of port or Valrhona hot chocolate for $55.
207 Front Street, Greenport
The Menhaden in Greenport offers a host of special activities for guests to add on to their stay. There’s a custom wine tour, where you’ll be picked up by a driver for a private tour of three wineries based on your tastes ($85 per hour, minimum three hours and does not include cost of tastings). Relax on the roof deck with a s’mores kit with sea salt chocolate and handmade marshmallows around a private fire pit ($15 per person). Have a picnic at 67 Steps Beach complete with cheese, snacks and a bottle of wine (starting at $75). Take a tour of Founders Oyster Farm and learn to shuck on the dock ($85 per person).
81 Shore Road, Shelter Island
Perfect for couples, this experience is a lovely overnight trip across the water for the fall season. Stay overnight at the newly renovated Shelter Island hotel and don’t worry about transportation — you’ll get two round-trip tickets for the Hampton Jitney, two round-trip walk-on tickets for North Ferry and chauffeured car service from the ferry to The Pridwin (Price varies).
15 Bay Avenue, Aquebogue
Enjoy an hour long private s’mores experience in the hotel’s casita by the fireplace ($30 for two people). Aqua Beach Hotel also offers personalized wine tours ($85 per hour 85 per hour, minimum three hours and does not include cost of tastings) and discounts on purchases and tastings at Terra Vite, RGNY, Ev&Em and Macari.
61600 Main Road, Southold
This special offer through Dec. 30 includes a two-night weekend stay at The Shoals, private wine tasting at The Old Field Vineyards, and three-course dinners at both North Fork Table & Inn and Southold Social.