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Famous people from New York, famous lighthousesWidely 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.

Teddy Roosevelt, 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.

Request a free Travel Guide or take a look at our Interactive Map page to start planning your trip.

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Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission
330 Motor Parkway, Suite 203, Hauppauge, NY 11788
877-386-6654 | tourism@discoverlongisland.com