18 Not-So-Spooky Long Island Halloween Celebrations

October on Long Island brings a chill to the air - and down your spine with haunted houses, creepy attractions, and extravagant Halloween events all month. Check them out in our Insider’s Guide blog, “Haunted Long Island: Paranormal Experiences & Spooky Historic Sites.” But if you’re looking for…

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Haunted Long Island: Paranormal Experiences & Spooky Historic Sites

Long Island, NY has enough eerie tales and historic tragedies to send tingles down your spine with dozens of locations believed to be haunted – from centuries old lighthouses, mansions and theaters to ancient Native American burial grounds, lakes, and Revolutionary War battlegrounds. As Halloween…

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The Best Waterfront Restaurants & Bars Across Long Island

As an island with hundreds of miles of shorelines that are lines with dozens of restaurant-laden waterfront villages, Long Island is a culinary mecca with no shortage of incredible waterfront dining options. From dockside clam shacks to beachfront bars, to celebrity chef-owned restaurants where you…

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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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Long Island HERstory - Celebrating Women's History on Long Island

March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the groundbreaking women in history whose profound contributions have shaped our world today. From the pioneers of the Woman’s Suffrage Movement to rallies that saved the Montauk Lighthouse, Long Island has ties to many historic milestones and…

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Shop Small Holiday Gift Guide: 13 Locally Made Gift Ideas

The holidays are upon us and with that comes the chaos of holiday shopping for loved ones, coworkers, and neighbors. Add onto that shipping delays and supply chain issues, and the anticipated gifting season could really turn into a headache. But what if I told you that all you needed to do to find…

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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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Signature Event: 153rd Running of the Belmont Stakes

The Belmont Stakes is always an exciting time for fans and visitors who want to experience the thrill of horse racing. Belmont Park is one of America’s greatest and most historic racetracks of all time and it’s located right here on Long Island. Filled with history, tradition and victories, Belmont…

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10 Things to do in September

Summer may be coming to an end and school is back in session, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! Check out these Fall events and Autumn activities across Long Island to keep the seasonal excitement going all September long. 1. Catch the best surfers at the first ever World Surf League New…

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