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Find the best Long Island Attractions

Looking for fun things to do on the weekend? Here are some of the best Long Island attractions you won't want to miss!

Aquariums

the Long Island Aquarium, otherwise known as Atlantis Marine World is the largest on Long Island

There is the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery. And we have Atlantis Marine World, also commonly called the Long Island Aquarium. This is one attraction you will not want to miss! There are hundreds of animals on display and interactive exhibits including snorkeling with the stingrays.



Museums

Long Island attractions include many museums, and is something to do with kids on the weekend

You have to take the kids to a museum! There is so much to learn and see. The Vanderbilt Museum is one of my favorites. Located in Centerport, NY the this museum also has a planetarium where you can take a journey through the solar system.

In Garden City, you can visit the Cradle of Aviation Museum, which showcases aircraft and space exhibits, celebrating Long Island's involvement in the aviation industry. Check out the museums page to find the many different kinds of museums on Long Island.


Historical Sites

Old Bethpage Village Restoration is a historical site on Long Island and is considered a popular attraction

Then there's the Old Bethpage Village Restoration in Nassau County, where you can go back in time and visit an American village in the 19th century. You can sometimes see an old time baseball game here. And during halloween, you can visit their scary Haunted Halloween House, one of many on Long Island. In the town of East Hampton, Long Island, there are many historic landmarks showing what life was like in colonial times. The area is full of history with many house museums and windmills and the Montauk Point Lighthouse.


Amusement Parks

Long Island attractions include amusement parks like Adventureland in Farmingdale

Kids love amusement parks and indoor games (adults do too). Long Island is known for it's large assortment of family fun centers. We are home to Adventureland and Splish Splash Water Park. We also have Bayville Adventure Park, Boomers Family Fun Center, Dave n Busters, and Paintball Arena.



Long Island Attractions for Adults

Wineries

This is a pic of wine barrels from one of the wineries Long Island has to offer.

We have over 40 wineries on the east end of Long Island, and during the warmer months it serves as a perfect way to spend the day! There are even activities at the wineries during the winter, however the summer Long Island wine country is booming!



Skydiving

Skydiving is one of the best Long Island attractions if you want to do something exciting on Long Island

Are you a little more adventurous? How about Long Island skydiving and parachuting? Maybe it's something you always wanted to try. We have schools on the island to show you how it's done.




The Big Duck

The Big Duck in Flanders was built to attract customers to a duck farm and stands as one of Long Island's most famous roadside attractions

How about visiting one of our famous landmark's, the Big Duck? This unusual structure, which has a gift shop inside, has been around since the 1930's and has come to represent Long Island.




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