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The Pines and Cherry Grove

Unless you've been here before, you've never experienced a place quite like Fire Island. This small barrier island off the south coast of New York's Long Island is home to two thriving gay resort towns: Cherry Grove and Fire Island Pines. Getting here is half the fun: take the Long Island Rail Road to Sayville, a shuttle bus to a 30 minute ferry ride, then walk. There are no cars here, just wooden boardwalks and people pulling little red wagons full of their groceries. The tw...

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Upcoming Events

Women's Pride in the Pines

Femme Pride in Fire Island

Whyte Hall,

Saturday, June 8, 2024

Fire Island Pines Party

Pinnacle of NY's queer nightlife

Fire Island

July 19 - July 21, 2024

Bars & Clubs

The Ice Palace

Longest running LGBTQ+ club in the world
Cherry Grove

Sip·n·Twirl

A local institution
Fire Island Pines

Low Tea at the Blue Whale

An island must-do
Fire Island Pines

Cherry's

Must see views
Cherry Grove

Pavillion Nightclub (Closed Temporarily)

Glossy and sleek
Fire Island Pines
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Restaurants

Island Breeze

Feel the breeze
Cherry Grove

Cherry Grove Pizza

The only pizza in town, and it's good.
Cherry Grove

Pines Bistro & Martini Bar

Splurge!
Fire Island Pines

The Blue Whale

Fire Island food destination
Fire Island Pines

Canteen

Lunch by the harbor
Fire Island Pines
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Hotels

Belvedere

A venetian palace at the beach? Men only? Reserve quickly.
Cherry Grove

Dune Point Guesthouse

Cozy apartments with kitchens for a more complete stay
Cherry Grove

Grove Hotel

Step into the Ice Palace!
Cherry Grove

The Hotel

Step Into The Pines, darlings
Fire Island Pines

The Madison Fire Island Pines

Beach house turned guesthouse
Fire Island Pines
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Gay Fire Island
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