Port Chester Harbor's Restaurant Row in downtown offers menus from around the world in well-respected restaurants. Port Chester Harbor's Waterfront, a retail center, has attracted a multiplex movie and several nationwide retail chains. The new wave of Latin American and Caribbean immigrants has fueled the rebirth, and customers from all ethnic groups have returned to Port Chester Harbor's restaurants and stores.
Port Chester Harbor has a humid subtropical climate with warm, sometimes hot, and humid summers and mild winters. Temperatures in Port Chester Harbor range from an average high of about 23°C (73°F) in July and August to an average low of -2°C (28°F) in January and February. Rain comes between four and five inches (10 to 13 centimeters) throughout the year, except in February when rainfall barely exceeds three inches (7 centimeters). Humidity levels range around 70% throughout the year, but peak in September at about 78%. Snow comes to Port Chester Harbor from November through April, peaking at over eight inches (20 centimeters) in February.
Just one mile from Rye Beach, Port Chester Harbor offers a vibrant waterfront that faces Long Island Sound. In addition to the beach and a pool, Port Chester Harbor is near Playland where visitors can find a variety of entertainment that includes rides for everyone in the family and other activities like miniature golf, arcades, shooting galleries, and boat rentals. Playland boasts the oldest rollercoaster on the United States' East Coast, "The Dragon." Playland also has regular performances by musicians and comedians and, on the weekends, fireworks. During the winter, Playland is an ice rink used by the New York Rangers for practice.