Living on Long Island
The longest and largest island in the contiguous United States, Long Island stretches over 100 miles from New York City to Montauk Point. A celebrated summer vacation spot, Long Island offers seasonal beauty, professional sports events, art museums, galleries and fabulous cuisine. Eastern Long Island has gained fame for its vineyards, and is home to almost 20 wineries. From NYU Winthrop it is a short trip to Manhattan, where you can enjoy world-class dining, museums and endless cultural opportunities. From scenic Atlantic Ocean beaches to Fire Island, the Hamptons and Montauk Point, Long Island has something for everyone.
Convenient access to New York City is available by Long Island Railroad. The Mineola train station is located directly adjacent to NYU Winthrop Hospital. Residents and fellows can take advantage of the opportunity to enjoy the myriad of cultural, social and professional activities in Manhattan. Additionally, NYU Winthrop's location in central Nassau County allows easy access to spectacular beaches.
The close vicinity of the hospital, where most of the resident housing is located, is an excellent location for both families and single residents. Aside from a LIRR station leading directly into NYC, the area is surrounded by a quiet residential neighborhood and a large park with sports facilities, open fields and a local library. The Roosevelt Field Mall®, one of the largest retail centers on Long Island, is located less than a mile from the hospital along with several outdoor malls.
You can also enjoy the wonderful things that Long Island itself has to offer. You will find that living in Mineola is a sound choice from the economic perspective. While residents living in large cities incur significant living expenses, Mineola is very affordable.
- Fire Island
- The Hamptons
- Jones Beach
- Montauk Point
- Robert Moses State Park