The town of Riverhead is on the northern shore of Long Island in Suffolk County. According to the US Census Bureau, in 2000 more than 27,000 people lived in Riverhead. In 1792, the New York State Legislature divided Riverhead from Southold. The land in Southold was primarily bought from the Native Americans in the area in 1649, with additional acreage being bought from Colonel William Smith and divided amongst the settlers of the region in 1742. On April 3, 1792, Riverhead held its first town meeting, naming it the county seat. EasyToBook.com has everything you need to plan the best vacations such as discounts on the best hotels, clubs and restaurants and all the finer things that Riverhead has to offer at prices that are affordable.
Every summer the town of Riverhead hosts the Polish festival and the Long Island Blues Festival. Be sure to take the time to explore undersea life at Atlantis Marine World. When the weather is warm, your family will no doubt love cooling off at Splish Splash Water Park. If you want to do some shopping while you are here, the Tanger Outlet Mall is the perfect place to find everything you need. No matter what time of year you decide to visit Riverhead, you are in for a treat.