If the heat gets the higher of you, a drink on the veranda of the Virginia Hotel is bound to revive you. One of the most romantic getaways in New York, the North Fork is quiet and serene. Couples or families will enjoy renting a B&B close to the seashore, waking up for the sunrise, and dining on recent seafood. Greenport, for example, is lined with fine dining options, like Noah’s. Mattituck is thought for its buying – don’t miss the French impressed Mattituck Cheese Shop.