Greenport, New York
Greenport is a village in Suffolk County, New York, United States. It is a major port city for its area and offers a three way link for travelers taking the Long Island Expressway towards New York, crossing Shelter Island to Sag Harbor, or riding Cross Sound Ferry to New England.
It has a locally famous 1920s carousel, located near the waterfront. The village is also the home of the East End Seaport Museum & Marine Foundation, which hosts the annual Maritime Festival each September. The museum is housed in the former station house of the Greenport Long Island Rail Road station, while the East end of the Railroad Museum of Long Island is located in the former freight house. The new station is the terminus of the Long Island Railroad.
Greenport is also close to more than 40 vineyards on the East End of Long Island. It has many small shops and boutiques, ice cream parlors, bed and breakfasts, and restaurants ranging from fine-dining to paper-napkin crab shacks.
Things to see and do
* East End Seaport Museum & Marine Foundation
* Railroad Museum of Long Island
* Long Island vineyards
* Antique Carousel
* East End Lighthouses
Cruise Season – May - Sept
Currency – US Dollar (US$)
Language – English
Land Area - 2.5 km²
Population – 2050 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1
Port Location – The port is located in Greenport Harbour.
Transport Links – Greenport can be accessed by bus and rail from New York. There is also a ferry available from New England.