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Beach Essentials (Photo credit: Victoria Caruso)

Planning a weekend trip to the North Fork’s beaches this summer? Whether you forgot your beach umbrella at home or need something to read as you soak in vitamin D, here’s your list for where to find beach essentials on the North Fork.

BEACH BAG Easily brush off sand and carry everything you need to the beach in this durable and fashionable canvas tote bag. Canvas Traveler Bag: $159 at Mint, Mattituck 

UMBRELLA Find some shade and keep cool under an umbrella. Available in a variety of different patterns. Beachbrella: $129 at touchGOODS, Southold

BATHING SUIT Decided to take a last minute dip? Bikinis, one pieces and swim trunks are a stone’s throw away. L*space Bathing Suits: $110-$198 at Blue Space, Greenport

BEACH READ Go back to the 1970s and follow the tumultuous relationships between members of the fictional band Daisy Jones & the Six as you relax by the shore. “Daisy Jones & the Six” by Taylor Jenkins Reid: $17 at A Book Place, Riverhead

SUNSCREEN Uh-oh, forgot your sunscreen? Protect your skin from the harsh rays of the sun while adding a sun-kissed glow. Kopari Sun Shield Body Glow SPF 50: $39.99 at North Fork Apothecary, Cutchogue 

COOLER Keep your drinks and beach snacks cool with this small and portable cooler. Playmate Pal Cooler: $31.99 at Orlowski True Value, Mattituck

HAT Keep the sun out of your eyes with this stylish sunhat. Cabo Unisex Hat by Wallaroo: $69.90 at Not Just Bows, Greenport