Ocean Beach

Cars? Where we're going, we don't need cars.

Forgive the modified "Back to the Future" reference, but it's true. Fire Island, a wonderful day trip and summer destination for Long Islanders, has no roads. Thus, no cars.

Imagine that, a place on Long Island with no cars. Dare we dream? (OK, there are a few cars, but the regulations are extremely strict.)

Here's a comprehensive guide to Ocean Beach, the hub of Fire Island, for the daytripper/weekender.

More ways to beat the heat: Waterslides, Long Island beaches, Sit outside and have a drink, Best beaches for kids, Best spots for surfing, Public swimming pools

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