10 Reasons to Fall in Love with the North Fork this Fall

Imagine vast farmlands that come alive with vibrant hues of orange, red, and yellow, seasonal harvest festivals and much more – less than two hours outside of New York’ concrete jungle. Well, you don’t have to imagine – just head to Long Island’s North Fork region, or as the locals call it, “NOFO,”…

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Animal Encounters on Long Island

Did you know that Long Island is home to more than 100 working farms - many of which are open for visitors? The region is also home to countless breathtaking parks, preserves, wildlife sanctuaries and top-notch zoos – complete with giraffes, zebras, monkeys, camels, cockatoos and much more. From…

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10 Best Long Island Forests and Arboretums to Visit This Spring

From capturing the serene scene of water crashing into the shoreline with a trace of a bird above fading into the sunset, to the views of a dramatic drop of a cliff, or a community of towering trees standing tall and proud like an army, Long Island is full of stunning natural beauty that would…

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Dog-Friendly Adventures on Long Island

Whether you’re a dog person, a certified cat lady, or a Steve Irwin wannabe, today is your day. Well, technically, it’s your pet’s day, but who’s to stop you from getting in on the celebration? Here on Long Island, we especially love our pets. So much so, that our local breweries, wineries, and…

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Celebrate National Wildlife Week at these Long Island Sanctuaries

Did you know that Long Island is home to incredibly rare plant species and even globally endangered wildlife? Our region’s diverse landscapes and terrain have created an oasis for reptiles and amphibians, birds, marine animals, and plants that struggle to survive elsewhere. Take the Piping Plover as…

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Take a Trip, It's Fall! Some Ideas So You Don't Stumble

Here on Long Island the mornings are getting cooler each day, and there's a peculiar sort of crunch when you go out walking in the woods. The sweet warmth of summer has said its goodbyes and if you haven't prepared you are out of time, because fall has arrived! This time of year is great for an…

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Fall Festivals and Fun on Long Island

The cooler air and vibrant colors combine to create perfect fall days for family-themed festivals, food and wine events, Halloween fun, cornfield mazes, and of course, pumpkin picking. Below are some of our favorite fall activities to enhance your seasonal plans. Be sure to tag #DiscoverLongIsland…

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Guide to Halloween Fun on Long Island

Halloween season is upon us and Long Island has an array of activities available for every age group. From spooky haunted houses to family-friendly events, here's a list of our favorite haunts to get you into the Halloween spirit. Darkside Haunted House – Wading River: This haunted attraction has…

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