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One Perfect Summer Day: Fire Island, New York

Posted on 05/26/2011 by | Los Angeles, New York, Bangkok, and most major airports | Comments

TravelWith a summer full of high gas prices and rising hotel prices, there’s a lot to be said about visiting national parks or even state parks this summer. But I’ll go one step further: Visit a national seashore instead. For my money, few places are better than Fire Island, New York. Imagine a place a hour east of Manhattan by train or car, then a short 30-minute ferry ride across the Great South Bay. It’s 32 miles long, never gets …