Mamaroneck usually refers to Mamaroneck Village. There is also Mamaroneck Town that encompasses Mamaroneck Village, Larchmont Village, and additional land called the unincorporated area.
Mamaroneck is a largely suburban bedroom community along the Long Island Sound.
Your best bet is to drive in unless you are just visiting the strip along Mamaroneck Avenue. Unless there is a major event going on, parking can easily be found. The other major alternative is to take Metro North Railroad's New Haven Line to the Mamaroneck station. It is about 35 minutes from New York and the fare is $14.50 round trip off peak. The train station is on the man drag (Mamaroneck Avenue) about three blocks from the water. Westchester County also operates Bee-Line busses. Routes 60 and 61 stop in Mamaroneck.
Getting around the downtown can easily be done by walking. Otherwise, driving is your best bet. Taxis are easily available.
- Harbor Island Park (The Harbor) (U.S. Route 1 at Mamaroneck Avenue), ☏ . This village park is on the water, features a popular beach and walkways along the water. In the springtime, there are cherry trees in bloom.
- Volunteer Fire Department Carnival, Harbor Island Park. This annual carnival happens evenings around July 4th. Amusement Rides, carnival food. The fireworks on the fourth attract crowds from far and wide.
- Emelin Theatre, 153 Library Ln, ☏ .
There are many good restaurants along Mamaroneck Avenue.
- Cafe Mozart, 308 Mamaroneck Ave, ☏ . Fairly well respected cafe serving light fare.
- Walter's Hot Dogs (Walter's), 937 Palmer Ave (About .9 miles from Mamaroneck Avenue). Famous hot dog stand.
- Sal's Pizza (Sal's), 316 Mamaroneck Ave, ☏ . Famous local pizza joint. Former residents returning after time away often make this their first stop returning to town.
- Nautilus Diner, 1240 W. Boston Post Rd. (On U.S. Route 1 about 1 mile from Mamaroneck Ave.), ☏ . 24 hours; 7 days. Glass and chrome with an extensive menu, decent food and service. Very clean. Not really cheap, but good value.
- Molly Spillanes, 211 Mamaroneck Ave, ☏ .
- Bar'Lees Wine & Whisky Bar, 157 Mamaroneck Ave, ☏ .
- Duck Inn Bar & Grill, 128 W Boston Post Rd.
- Mamaroneck Motel, 1015 West Boston Post Rd, ☏ . A small, old-fashioned motel. The only hotel in Mamaroneck itself, and the least expensive motel for miles around. All rooms have two beds (a double and a twin). $80.00 to $105.00.