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Fire Island Travel Guide

Those who have ever wondered about the various barrier islands that surround New York's Long Island now have their answer. The largest of the group is the fiercely named Fire Island - a picturesque seaside spot that makes a pleasant alternative vacation destination for those traveling in New York state.

Things to Do in Fire Island

Fire Island houses miles and miles of beautiful coastline. Since few people other than the locals venture here, the added beauty of these beaches is that they are not crammed with beach goers and tourists. Visit Robert Moses State Park for five miles worth of perfect sandy beaches away from the crowds. Cupsogue Beach County Park is also pleasant and features a few more restaurants, stores, and amenities. The supervision of lifeguards offered at the latter make it the perfect place to go with kids.

Best Time to Visit Fire Island

Fire Island is best enjoyed in the summer. The island and its beaches offer a refreshing escape from the New York humidity at this time. From June to September, temperatures often soar over 80 degrees Fahrenheit.

Price and Availability Index in Fire Island

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Fire Island is in July, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Fire Island is in the high season in August. Fire Island has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Fire Island tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Fire Island tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Fire Island

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Fire Island. The hottest month in Fire Island is June, when temperatures peak at 93 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 4 ˚F. The wettest month in Fire Island is March with 5.45 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 1.94 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Fire Island

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. Fire Island has 404 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Fire Island comes in at $87 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $837 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Fire Island can pick from 164 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 4 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Fitness addicts can get a workout in during their stay by choosing from 4 accommodations that have gym facilities. If you are driving to Fire Island, you'll want to pick from 10 places to stay that provide parking. 4 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

AllTheRooms has 74 pet-friendly places to stay in Fire Island, so if you're travelling with your cat or dog you won't have any trouble.

In Fire Island AllTheRooms currently aggregates hotels, vacation rentals, hostels from more than 3 providers, including 110 places to stay from Airbnb, 20 accommodations from VRBO and 20 places to stay from Homeaway.

280 accommodations in Fire Island have been reviewed: 58% are rated excellent or good. 92 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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