Want to retire on an island? It’s a great idea! Here’s why you need to consider Long Island as the best island to retire
We have all of the seasons! Warm summer days with beautiful nights on a beach? You got it. Cool fall mornings with a nice cup of coffee on the porch while you watch the grandkids play in the leaves? We’ve got that too. Love the snow and all the romanticism of the holidays? You can still enjoy the benefits of the cold from the comfort of your brand new, beautiful, and warm home. Lastly, do you have a green thumb for gardening in the spring, or the stunning landscape of colorful flowers to the horizon? We’ve got all that and more. There’s a season for everyone in Long Island and all you have to do is sit back and relax.
The Food And Drink
Long Island has some of the best eateries in the country, not to mention the world famous vineyards in the Northfork and Southfork. If you’re a foodie who loves to try different styles, drink different wines, beers, or spirits, or share a meal with your inner circle, your are never more than 10 minutes away from food like you’ve never had before. The night life in Long Island is spurred on by some of the best and trendiest areas in the northeast – especially at places like the waterfront in Huntington.
The Rich History
Are you enamored by our country’s rich history? Long Island has some incredible places to visit and learn about during your time here. You can visit the birthplace of America’s most famous poet, Walt Whitman. Perhaps you want to see mansions and castles from the Gilded Age? Take a quick drive to Oheka Castle – which is a fully restored Gatsby-era castle which is sight to behold. Did you know that the Battle Of Long Island is the larget battle in the Revolutionary War? You can see all the historic sites, and visit many of the places to this day! There is lots to learn here, and it’s all at your fingertips.
For The Love Of The Game
Long Island is home to New York Islanders hockey team, the New York Cosmos professional soccer team, The Long Island Ducks professional baseball team. Long island is also just a quick ride away from some of the most storied franchises in all professional sports like the New York Yankees, New York Mets, the Brooklyn Nets, the New York Giants AND Jets, The New York Rangers and more! You may not have grown up with these teams, but you’ll end up loving them just as much as we do.
All Different Kinds Of Terrain
Do you love to hike? We have some of the best trails in the country! Maybe your best day is just lounging out on the beach. We’ve got the beaches and even more vacation spots like Montauck and the Hamptons just waiting for you. Want to go fishing or charter a boat? We’re literally an island! We’re surrounded by water and we have a thriving ocean/fishing community. You can even go cross country skiing right here on the island as well. Between the farms, the wineries, the city life, and everything in between, there is something for everyone here in beautiful Long Island!