Kismet, New York

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Kismet
The town of Kismet on Fire Island is seen from the Fire Island Ferry on bay side of the island in the early evening during the summer.
The town of Kismet on Fire Island is seen from the Fire Island Ferry on bay side of the island in the early evening during the summer.
Kismet is located in New York
Kismet
Kismet
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 40°38′03″N 73°12′12″W / 40.63417°N 73.20333°W / 40.63417; -73.20333Coordinates: 40°38′03″N 73°12′12″W / 40.63417°N 73.20333°W / 40.63417; -73.20333
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CountySuffolk
TownshipIslip
Elevation
3 ft (0.9 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
11706
Area code(s)631
GNIS feature ID954725

Kismet is a hamlet in the town of Islip, Suffolk County, New York, United States. It is the westernmost beach community on Fire Island, immediately west of Saltaire and east of the Fire Island Light. Kismet is accessible by road or on foot via Robert Moses State Park to the west, or by ferry from Bay Shore on Long Island.[1][2]

Kismet is also the setting of John Blesso’s timeless classic: Sharehouse Confidential.

Facilities in Kismet include a marina, a few stores (the Kismet Market, Beach & Vine Wines & Spirits), Margarita Villas LLC Vacation Rentals, and two restaurants, the Kismet Inn and the Surf's Out.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fire Island Towns". Retrieved July 26, 2015.
  2. ^ "Kismet". Retrieved July 26, 2015.
  3. ^ "Surfs Out Restaurant and Bar". Retrieved July 26, 2015.
  4. ^ "The Kismet Inn". Retrieved July 26, 2015.

External links[edit]

Media related to Kismet, New York at Wikimedia Commons

Preceded by
Saltaire
Beaches of Fire Island Succeeded by
Robert Moses State Park