As noted in previous responses, Glen Head is not a community that is on the water. However, there are several beaches within a 10 minute drive. One of the lovely aspects of living in Glen Head is the ready access to the beach and the water for swimming, kayaking, sailing, fishing and just walking. There are beaches in the nearby communities of Sea Cliff, Glen Cove, Lattingtown and Bayville.... more
The Train from Glen Head takes about an hour to get to Penn Station and can be crowded.
However if you live in the 11545 zip code of Brookville the Hicksville train Station may be a better choice.... more
Dunkin Donuts really do not cook anything anymore. All the food and donuts are pre prepared off site and delivered. They use microwaves and small oven to reheat so I wouldn't be worried about the smells. As far as the train, that line doesn't have the traffic of others and can actually be quite quaint. The street is also well in from where the tracks are, with other homes acting as a buffer.... more