Welcome to Huntington
Founded in 1653, this Suffolk County neighborhood bursts with history, charm, and attractions
Located on the north shore in the state of New York lies the town of Huntington. Founded almost 400 years ago, the town has a rich history of early America. Today, antique collectors, concertgoers, and art lovers often flock to the city for its many related attractions. This hip neighborhood is loaded with old-school charm but consistently draws innovative events and experiences, making it an ideal destination to call home for all walks of life.
What to Love
- The town for you if you want to live on the water
- Part of the north shore
- Located on the Gold Coast
- Bustling and hip village
The local lifestyle in Huntington is laidback — think neighborly gatherings, mom-and-pop businesses, and a welcome charm that permeates the leafy streets of the community. There are tons of things to do here, and the community bustles with activity during all times of the year. (It's also an informative historical landmark to visit, too!)
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Huntington is full of wonderful places to dine and shop, as well as some fantastic entertainment to take part in. Whether you're a lover of arts, an antique collector, or a self-proclaimed foodie, this town has something for you to enjoy. If you're looking for a nice place to eat, Prime might be a restaurant suited to your tastes. With a view of the water, delicious steak and seafood entrees, and the cocktails of your dreams, Prime is a great high-end restaurant to try out.
Six Harbors Brewing Company is a microbrewery in Huntington. It's family owned and operated, serving a wide array of beer and merchandise to the village's residents. Another delicious place to eat in Huntington is IMC Restaurant and Bar. It's a modern steakhouse with beautiful chandeliers and a raw bar — and they serve an excellent brunch!
With an upscale New American menu, Honu is the place to go in Huntington. They have a weekend dance beat and a buzzing bar, so head on over and grab some dinner! Looking for an Italian restaurant? Piccolo has everything you could want. With an extensive wine list, live music, and a delicious Italian menu, Piccolo is one of the best restaurants in Huntington, NY.
Kashi is a Japanese restaurant serving traditional Japanese cuisine and sushi. They have aesthetic neon-blue lighting and a nice, buzzing bar to sit at and enjoy your food.
Things to Do
The village of Huntington has no shortage of fun things to do. If you're a park lover, festival-goer, or you’re itching to see a castle, Huntington is for you!
While not technically a real castle, Oheka Castle was once a mansion and now stands as a hotel and wedding venue. It's a member of the historic hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide, which promotes the historical heritage and cultural travel to historical treasures.
Heckscher Park is a state park in Huntington, New York. It's part of the national historic district in the village and has a large pond with a paved path to walk around it. It's overall a wonderful park and an ideal place to visit for gorgeous views of nature. Another state park in Huntington is Caumsett Park. You can go skiing, hiking, biking, or simply enjoy the park's scenic views. Don't forget to check out Crab Meadow Beach, either!
As far as festivals and events go, the Fall Festival and Light House Music Fest are great events to attend. The Fall Festival is held annually in October and has live music provided by local artists. There are also over 300 vendors to check out! Light House Music Fest also has live entertainment and vendors, but this festival is in September.
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