Welcome to Huntington
An active, bustling village with small-town charm and historic roots
The active community of Huntington is located on the North Shore of Long Island and features tree-lined streets, a bustling downtown district, and beautiful views of the Long Island Sound. Huntington is home to several small villages within its boundaries and each one offers unique, charming, and distinctive personalities. Homes in this area range from historical, stately colonials to modern and contemporary single-family homes and luxury apartments or condominiums along the water. This suburban neighborhood boasts dozens of opportunities to explore nature, spend time on the water, and enjoy small-town living on the outskirts of a major city. Take in the gorgeous views of the harbor, enjoy an afternoon browsing the shops downtown, and catch up with the neighbors at numerous exciting annual festivals. There is something for everyone in the vibrant town of Huntington!
What to Love
- Nine beaches, five harbors, and endless coves and inlets to explore along the coast
- Close proximity to New York City
- Unique restaurants and the bustling downtown district
Living in Huntington affords an active, vibrant, and eclectic lifestyle. Residents enjoy the diversity of the area, taking advantage of local community events, unique restaurants, and endless entertainment opportunities. From exploring local parks and trails to sailing in the harbor or enjoying an evening out with friends for drinks at an upscale restaurant, Huntington has it all. The welcoming community offers a quick commute to Manhattan - it’s the perfect place to be for those seeking a laid-back lifestyle in a charming, small-town community.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Make a reservation at Prime, an upscale seafood restaurant offering freshly-caught dishes, an oyster bar, sushi rolls, and a full wine list. Dine along the harbor and enjoy gorgeous sunset views while you indulge in expertly crafted meals and imported wines. You don’t need to hop on a plane to catch a taste of Tuscany in Huntington! Visit Restaurant Joanina for a cozy, rustic dining experience. Try the wood-fired pizza, homemade pasta, and imported burrata paired with an exceptional wine list.
Honu Kitchen & Cocktails sets the standard for quality American cuisine and cutting-edge mixology. Located in the heart of Huntington Village, Honu Kitchen provides exceptional and seasonal meals paired with unique mixed drink creations in a formal and contemporary dining space. Perfect for romantic date nights and celebrations, Honu Kitchen is a local favorite spot to enjoy a luxury dining experience.
The Walt Whitman Shops is the premier destination for luxury shopping, dining, and lifestyle opportunities. Pamper yourself at the salon, indulge in gourmet meals, and explore over 80 different shops in the open-air center and be sure to check their calendar for special events, especially during the holiday season.
Things to Do
Experience the wonder of the historic American gem Oheka Castle Hotel and Estate. A fixture in film, television, and music videos, the estate is one of the major focal points of Huntington and hosts weddings, private events, and hundreds of hotel guests each season. The castle is also open for an upscale, authentic European dining experience at the OHK Bar and Restaurant.
Visit Heckscher Park, known as the “Central Park” of Huntington Village to enjoy over 18 acres of green space and the Heckscher Museum of Art. The park hosts the annual Huntington's Annual Fall Festival, Summer Arts Festival, and Spring Tulip Festival. Visit Huntington Country Club for another opportunity to experience the beautiful outdoor spaces of Huntington. The private club’s course was designed by Devereux Emmet and the newly renovated clubhouse features several dining spaces and state-of-the-art amenities.
If you’re looking for a great night out, catch a show at the Paramount Theatre, a two-level music hall that hosts world-famous artists and comedians. The venue offers a hybrid seating option, with the ability to transform the space from a standing-room concert to a seated theater experience. Previous performers include Rod Stewart, Willie Nelson, Ed Sheeran, Kevin Hart, B.B. King, and Billy Joel.
Huntington Lighthouse Boat Parade is an annual maritime extravaganza along the shores of Huntington Harbor, featuring festive boats decked out in holiday lights and “best boat” prizes and activities. The event sponsors fundraising for the preservation of the Huntington Lighthouse.
- Huntington Union Free School District serves elementary, middle, and high school students across 8 buildings and features an elementary dual-language program.
- South Huntington School District consists of seven elementary, middle, and high schools in southern Huntington.
- Harborfields School District serves students in elementary, middle, and high school in four buildings across the Centerport, Greenlawn, and Huntington communities.
- St. Patrick’s School, a private Catholic school for grades K-8.
- St. Anthony’s High School, a private Catholic and Franciscan college preparatory school for grades 9-12.