Widely known for the rich and famous who regularly visit the quaint villages and sparkling beaches of its Hamptons region, Long Island has always drawn famous characters to its shores.
, Charles Lindbergh
, Walt Whitman
, just to name a few, are immortalized here. And other famous people from New York began migrating to Long Island's Gold Coast decades ago.
But it's not just the actors, politicians, artists and adventurers who make up the most famous components of Long Island's culture. Visit Long Island and explore some of our famous film sites
, our famous lighthouses
or famous beaches
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