Shelter Island is a charming town just a stone's throw away from the bright lights of New York City. While the area is very quiet, there are still activities to enjoy if you are willing to scratch beneath the surface.
One of the best things to do in Shelter Island is to enjoy the beaches scattered throughout the region. Many of these are quiet and secluded, often feeling as though you have landed on a private beach. A local favorite is Crescent Beach.
For hiking trails, head over to the 2,000 acre Mashamock Preserve.
The best time to visit Shelter Island is during the summer, at which time the temperatures are highest and perfect for beach activities.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Shelter Island. The warmest months in Shelter Island are July and June, when temperatures reach 93 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -9 ˚F. The wettest month in Shelter Island is October with 6.36 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 1.18 inches of rain.
Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. Shelter Island has 195 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. For those traveling on a budget, the cheapest place to stay in Shelter Island is available at $66 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $1300 per night.
Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Shelter Island can pick from 164 places to stay that provide WiFi. 22 places to stay include a breakfast. Choose from 9 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Shelter Island? Then choose one of the 157 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 36 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi
Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 46 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.
We combine a wide variety of Shelter Island accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 4 providers, including 112 places to stay from Airbnb, 43 accommodations from VRBO and 18 places to stay from Homeaway.
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