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Ocean Beach Travel Guide

Ocean Beach is a beautiful beach town on Fire Island in New York State. It is the ultimate getaway town for families and friends because it has plenty of great amenities to enjoy, as well as being a great place to relax and recharge. Ocean Beach features great beaches and water sports, plenty of nightlife, amazing restaurants, stores, and galleries too. Visitors can access the island via a water taxi or a ferry -- making it feel even more special and secluded from everydaylife.

Fire Island is close to Long Island but is a popular vacation destination for locals looking to escape the noise and fast-paced life on LI. Fire Island is packed with things to do to keep all ages entertained. The island also features a great selection of vacation rentals, treating guests to views from their window of sunrises over the ocean.

Things to Do in Ocean Beach

If you like outdoor activities and enjoy nature make sure to visit the Robert Moses State Park which is a 875-acre state park with a 5 mile long beach. Plenty of outdoor activities and amenities can be enjoyed in this park, such as golfing, fishing, beach volleyball, picnics, surfing and swimming. It also has a harbor for little boat adventures.

Other must-see spots include the Sunken Forest, which is situated in the sand dunes and is one of only 5 in the whole world; and the 150-year-old Fire Island Lighthouse, which first was built in 1826 and is a registered historic place. The lighthouse is open to the public so if you are ready to climb the 192 steps to the top, the view is definitely worth it. Once you've worked up an appetite, Ocean Beach is home to many great restaurants and diners -- seafood in particular is extremely fresh and delicious here, just be prepared to loosen your belt!

Ocean Beach and Kismet Beach are the most popular beaches with white sand dunes and long wetland grasses. Spending time on these beaches will definitely be an insight into the laid-back way of life in Ocean Beach. For something a little more heart-pumping, Fire Island Parasail is where visitors can take to the skies. Whether you're a beginner or professional, the staff are trained to make sure you see Ocean Beach from a bird's-eye view safely.

Best Places to Stay in Ocean Beach

The downtown area is great to stay to be close to all the action but for a real getaway feel, stay close to the water. Beach houses in Ocean Beach are the best kind of vacation rental as they overlook the ocean and most are fully equipped for large groups.

Vacation rental beach houses are ideal for a luxury home away from home, some even come with a hot tub and are pet-friendly, so your furry pal can join in the fun. Stay in the beach area to have stores and cafes close by, as well as plenty of shops for ocean inflatables!

Best Time to Visit Ocean Beach

Summers are long in Ocean Beach with plenty of sunshine and with an average temperature of 75 degrees. The best time to visit Ocean Beach is August or September when it's not as hot but is still great to spend most of the day outside. From November until April, the temperature drops below 50 degrees with plenty of rain or snow. The island looks beautiful in springtime, so if you don't mind 50-55 degree weather, plan your vacation for then.

Price and Availability in Ocean Beach

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The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Ocean Beach tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Ocean Beach tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Wednesdays.
The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Ocean Beach is in April, while the cheapest month is in October. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Ocean Beach is in the high season in August. Ocean Beach has its low season in October, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The Weather in Ocean Beach

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Ocean Beach. The warmest months in Ocean Beach are June and May, when temperatures reach 99 ˚F. The coolest month is December, when temperatures drop to 3 ˚F. The wettest month in Ocean Beach is January with 7.86 inches of rain, while the driest month is April with 0.61 inches of rain.

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