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The International Writers Magazine: New York Getaway's in Winter

The Ram’s Head Inn on Shelter Island, NY may close its doors to the public from January through March, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t have your own picturesque winter weekend there! The charming waterfront 17 room inn is offering a special rate of just *$1700 to hand you the keys for the weekend.
Ram Inn

This exclusive rate gets you the run of the Ram’s Head Inn and each of the comfortable and charming rooms for you and your closest friends and family. Come celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or simply each other, and enjoy Shelter Island at its most beautiful.

Located in the heart of Shelter Island, New York, the Ram’s Head Inn is a classic hotel, critically acclaimed restaurant, and renowned event venue. Each of the seventeen guestrooms is individually designed to offer a comfortable and relaxing escape, while capturing the history and charm of this waterfront Inn. The Ram’s Head Inn offers relaxed and accessible luxury with attentive service and plush amenities, including well-appointed bathrooms, quiet suites, and shuttle service to the island’s ferries.

The Ram’s Head Inn is home to an acclaimed farm-to-table restaurant, led by Chef Joe Smith for the past 4 years. Open until December 31st, Smith’s seasonally focused New American menu boasts fresh local produce, game, and seafood, accoutered with herbs from the Inn’s own garden.

* Rate does not include tax or gratuity. Restaurant and bar services for guests are an additional charge.

For more information and reservations, please visit or
USA - 631-749-0811.

Shelter island How to get to Shelter Island
LIRR to Greenport
Depart: Penn Station, transfer in Ronkonkoma.
Arrive: Greenport, NY (within walking distance of ferry). Duration: 2.5-3 hours.
Cost: About $23 peak and $16 off peak. Lower rates for senior citizens and disabled.
Notes: Purchase tickets online for a cheaper rate.
Greenport Ferry to Shelter Island
Depart: Greenport, North Ferry
Arrive: Shelter Island
Duration: Less than 10 minutes.
Cost: $2 foot passenger. $9 one way vehicle and driver, $13 same day round trip-$2 for every additional person, $1 extra for SUVs. One way bike and rider $3, $5 same day round trip. One way motorcycle and rider $6, $8 same day round trip.
Notes: Ferry runs 6am to midnight about every 20 minutes. No auto reservations, first come first serve. Autos, bike and motorcycles pay on board, cash or checks only.

*Hackwriters has not stayed there - this is not an endorsement

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