Exploring Long Island NY: Fire Island Lighthouse and Kismet Community

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Home Stager with Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island #888

During the last un-official weekend of Summer, I treated myself to a tour of the Fire Island Light House. I have to say, this has become one of my new favorite places on Long Island, and it only took me 34 years to discover it, ha! If you decide to embark on this day trip, drive over to Robert Moses State Park in Long Island, NY. And be sure to park in Field 5. That is where the trail-head begins for the Fire Island Lighthouse walk and to hike to the first community of Kismet. 

 

 Be sure you don't mind high places and tight spaces. 

 

I believe it took about 182 steps to reach the top. And so worth it because, the view is a amazing! The image you see above is looking East toward Fire Island, NY. Looking West, on a clear day, you can see good ol' New York City.  After witnessing this view, it came to my attention the distance between the Lighthouse and Kismet (the first community on Fire Island) was not so far (at least it seemed that way to me). So, without hesitation, I carefully stepped back down the spiral staircase and began my mini hiking adventure to Kismet. 

 

There, I enjoyed a tasty lunch, played a game of pool and briefly chatted with some locals at the Kimset Inn

 

If you even get a chance, please do put this "things to do on Long Island" on your list. You'll receive a certificate of completion for climbing all those stairs! Anytime of the year is good.  Ooo yes, and for those who live on Long Island, be sure to stop by your public library or visit the website before you go, as you could obtain a free day pass for the Lighthouse tour. 

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Laura Cerrano is a second-generation Certified New York City Feng Shui Consultant Expert. As a full-time Feng Shui consultant, Laura provides bicoastal consultations and workshops for residential, commercial, real estate developments, Fortune 500 companies and healing faculties. In addition, Laura is a resident teacher at the Metropolitan Institute of Design in Syosset, NY. She has been featured in highly respected publications and TV networks such as Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen," PBS, CBC Television, BBC Radio and The New York Times. 

 

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Sharon Tara
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Great photos Laura. Looks like you had a fun visit!

Sep 10, 2018 02:51 PM #1
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Gabe Sanders
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Thanks for sharing your pictures from the Fire Island Lighthouse and the Kismet area of Long Island.

Sep 11, 2018 04:58 AM #2
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Grant Schneider
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Good morning Laura - I have been to Robert Moses State Park many times when I lived in Central Islip.  I always remember the lighthouse just never visited it.

Sep 12, 2018 05:35 AM #3
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Endre Barath, Jr.
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Laura I used to love visiting lighthouses all over the East Coast, I missed this one so I am living it through your photos, Endre

Sep 12, 2018 09:56 PM #4
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Thank you very much for sharing your photographs.

The rainy weather in Maryland has reduced my photowalks.

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