Long Island, NY Offers a Memorable Island Getaway
Wine Country, Kayaking, Fishing, and Golf in a Gorgeous Beach Destination
Just over the bridges from New York City you"ll find miles of sparkling ocean beaches, historic sites, the romantic Long Island Wine Country and the quaint seaside villages of the world-renowned Hamptons.
There are a wide variety of activities on Long Island. How about a horseback ride on the beach at sunset or a bicycling trip through the glamorous Wine Country? You could take a refreshing swim in the ocean, visit over 30 wineries in Long Island Wine Country, set out on a fishing adventure, hike to the top of a lighthouse, or enjoy dining at a harbor side restaurant.
If adventure is what you crave, you"ll find kayaking, surfing lessons, sky-diving and so much more. Book an adventure of a lifetime on Long Island. Embark on a motor-less glider plane ride, taking in fantastic ocean scenery that will take your breath away. Or venture out on a hike through a 300 year old Sunken Forest located just behind the beach dunes of Fire Island.
You can rent a jet ski; go on a bike tour through wine country, or for a more relaxing adventure: take a sailing lesson aboard a private sail boat. And the avid golf traveler will find miles and miles of fairways on some of the most challenging golf courses.
Visit the homes of past presidents, poets and artists, including President Theodore Roosevelt, Poet Walt Whitman and Artists Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner. Or tour the mansions of Long Island's Gold Coast era, depicted in The Great Gatsby.
Shopping in Long Island is sure to land you a bargain at one of several outlet centers. Or find small specialty boutiques in quaint downtown villages and some of the most exclusive shops and shopping malls carrying all the best Fifth Ave. brands.
Whether you are looking for a high-end hotel or budget accommodations; or perhaps a charming Long Island inn near the heart of wine country; or a room with an ocean view, Long Island lodging offers visitors an array of options.
There's lots of fun for kids too. From a children's museum, aviation museum, and maritime museums to the world-class aquarium, wildlife parks, game farms and one of the top-rated water parks in the country.
Long Island, NY is waiting to be explored. Visit the official Long Island tourism website at www.discoverlongisland.com
Or call 1-877-386-6654 ext. 260 for a Free Travel Guide.