The charming village of Mattituck is the Western Gateway to the North Fork, just 1 1/2 hours from Manhattan. With a population just over 4,000, it stretches across the narrow northern arm where it is situated near the eastern end of famed Long Island and touches two scenic waterways: Long Island Sound to the north, and the Great Peconic Bay to the south. This feature makes Mattituck, New Suffolk and historic Cutchogue, a scenic wonderland that gives residents and visitors alike an impressive list of recreational activities to choose among. There are swimming, fishing, windsurfing and boating.

Yet Mattituck is also known as a major vineyard center, with numerous wineries and bicycle or van tours to allow you to sample the many different wines. Quaint bed and breakfasts and a variety of fine dining options abound. Residents can stroll quaint shops at Love Lane and take in films at North Fork Theater and the Mattituck Plaza Cinema.There are also working farms that offer tours and tasty, homegrown seasonal treats such as fresh, roasted corn or pumpkin pies. With so much to explore, Mattituck is truly a slice of paradise, that yields stunning views.