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Port Jefferson Travel Guide

Visit the bustling coastal town of Port Jefferson on the north shore of Long Island. Rich in maritime history with many cultural and historic attractions, as well as waterfront activities Port Jefferson is also one of Long Island’s two ports for access from Connecticut.

Things to Do in Port Jefferson

Thanks to its prominent ship building past, Port Jefferson still has many interesting buildings preserved. The Village Center building used to be a shipyard, and there are other houses and buildings that used to belong to important sailors and shipbuilders. Take a stroll around town and explore the streets where you will also find plenty of restaurants and shops, plus a distinct marine-community vibe. There are museums with great interactive exhibits for kids, like the The Maritime Explorium, plus art galleries and a theater for the whole family to enjoy.Along the harbor, you can enjoy fishing, charter a boat, and have the knowledgeable guides take you to the best spots on the Long Island Sound. Swimming and scuba diving are also popular activities available in Port Jefferson. Enjoy a walk around the lovely Harborfront Park and Port Jefferson Village Center, and linger for one of the famous Long Island sunsets over the water.

Best Time to Visit Port Jefferson

Visit Port Jefferson in late spring or during the summer for the best of the dry, sunny weather and great fishing, swimming, and boat activities.

Price and Availability in Port Jefferson

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Port Jefferson is in August, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Port Jefferson is in the high season in August. Port Jefferson has its low season in February, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Port Jefferson tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Port Jefferson tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Mondays.

The Weather in Port Jefferson

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Port Jefferson. The hottest month in Port Jefferson is June, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 2 ˚F. The wettest month in Port Jefferson is November with 8.42 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 2.98 inches of rain.

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