Introduction to North Bay Shore, New York
North Bay Shore, New York, in Suffolk county, is 3 miles S of Brentwood, New York and 37 miles E of New York, New York. The town is conveniently located inside the Nassau- Suffolk metropolitan area. There are an estimated 14,992 people in North Bay Shore.
North Bay Shore History
North Bay Shore is a census designated hamlet within the town of Islip. The area was originally inhabited by the Algonquin Indians. The town was first settled in by Europeans in the late 1600s. The area became a major tourist attraction in the early 1900s and attracted numerous wealthy tourists from New York City.
North Bay ShoreNorth Bay Shore and nearby Attractions
- Heckscher State Park
- Belmont Lake State Park
- Adventureland Amusement Park
- Long Island Maritime Museum
- Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum
- Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
Things To Do In North Bay Shore
Visistors in North Bay Shore can spend their leisure hours at the Heckscher State Park Captree State Park or the Belmont Lake State Park. The Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, American Airpower Museum, Long Island Maritime Museum and the Amityville Historical Society- Lauder Museum are also close by. You can also plan a day trip to the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Park, Caumsett State Historic Park or the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site. Golfers can enjoy their free time at the Heartland Golf Park.
North Bay Shore Transportation
Air transportation is available from Republic Airport.
North Bay Shore Higher Education
Suffolk County Community College- Western Campus and Dowling College are among the nearby colleges.