Saturday, January 24, 2009

Long Island's North Fork, a Hamptons Alternative

While the Hamptons’ posh South Fork eateries, steamy nightlife and celebrity residents make it undeniably chic, Long Island’s other fork, the North Fork, offers an entirely different kind of scene: authentic country charm. Its 11 coastal towns are only 80 miles from Manhattan, but the area’s low-key lifestyle makes the metro area seem worlds away.

As economic times get increasingly tougher, the North Fork is likely to become an even more popular destination for East Coasters wanting to stay closer to home and budget travelers who want to avoid the pricier South Fork hotspots.

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