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Bayport, NY

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<h2>\Finding Paradise in Bayport</h2><p>There may not be any palm trees or turquoise-blue waters in Bayport, New York, but this town is a paradise nonetheless. You can, however, find plenty of beaches, forests, fields, canals, ponds, and, of course, the sparkling, blue Great South Bay. In Bayport, you'll also find a thriving community, lots of entertainment, and some of the friendliest people around.</p><p>If you're thinking about renting an apartment in Bayport, head over to our Apartment Guide before you start searching for a great new place. At the Apartment Guide, you can pick up lots of tips that will make it easier to find that ever-elusive perfect pad. If you're in need of more information about Bayport, visit the LocalTalk and get in touch with some of the people who already call this town home. It's the perfect way to get the inside scoop on Bayport without having to leave the comfort of your chair!\\t\Apartment Rental Rates</p><p>Whether you're looking for a sleek one bedroom apartment downtown or a spacious three bedroom place with a view of the park, we're here to help you find it. If you're wondering how much you can expect to spend on an apartment in Bay Port, all you have to do is take a look at our rent chart. It has all the information on the latest average rates. Ready to learn more about what it's like to live in this great town? Read on! Once you've decided that Bay Port is the place for you, start your search for a great new place by reading through the apartment rental listings below.\\t\A Little Bayport History</p><p>The first English settlers arrived in this part of Long Island all the way back in 1683. In this year, a man named William Nicoll bought 50,000 acres from Chief Sachem Winnequaheagh of the Connetquot and named his new plantation Islip Grange, after his hometown in England. Before long, several small villages popped up in the area, including the hamlets that are now known as West Islip, Bay Shore, Oakdale, and Bayport. Each of these hamlets is a part of the present day <a href=\http://www.townofislip-ny.gov/ \>Town of Islip</a>.</p><p>, though they remain autonomous in some regards. The hamlet of Bayport is currently home to around 8,000 people, though there are around 335,000 people in all of Islip.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><h2>Enjoying the Scenery</h2><p>If you're a fan of the great outdoors, you'll want to be sure to visit <a href=\http://www.nysparks.com/parks/136/ \>Hecksher State Park</a> as soon as you get settled into your new apartment. This park is a part of the original 50,000 acres that Nicoll purchased from the Connectquot back in the 1600s, and has been kept free from development for many years. What does this mean for you? Miles of trails, acres of beautiful forests, and plenty of birds and other animals to spot. Each year, over a million people visit this park in order to escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. In the summer, you can take a hike to a scenic viewpoint or lounge about on the beach (just be sure to use plenty of sunscreen). In the winter, strap on a pair of skis and blaze a trail through the woods or <a>fish in the bay</a> for fluke and striped bass. The kids will also love hanging upside-down from the monkey bars and the whole family will enjoy picnicking along the shore. Since Heckscher Park is only a few miles from Bayport, everyday really can be a day at the beach.</p><h2>Solving the Mystery</h2><p>Bayport isn't home to any criminal masterminds or private eyes but it is the setting for the famous <a>Hardy Boys</a> novels. If you've got a taste for mystery and adventure pick one of Franklin W. Dixon's books up from the local library. We hear that they make great beach reads whether you're a kid or a kid at heart. Just don't getting any ideas about becoming a sleuth yourself; leave that to the experts.</p><h2>Good Eats</h2><p>If you're moving to Bayport, you'll want to know where to go to get a great meal. Why, <a href=\http://www.lesoirbayport.com/lesoir/Welcome.html \>Le Soir Restaurant</a>, of course! This place offers world-class cuisine with friendly service and a picturesque setting. Day or night, you can't go wrong at Le Soir. So what are you waiting for? Get yourself a great new apartment in Bayport and start enjoying everything that this town has to offer!\</p>

Getting Around in Bayport, NY

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The average commuter time in Bayport is:
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