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Just outside of New York City you’ll find miles of sparkling ocean beaches, historic sites, quaint downtown villages, world renowned Long Island Wine Country and the famed Hamptons. Take a look at our Interactive Map & Official Travel Guide to start planning your trip.
Long Island is serviced by three major airports: JFK International (JFK); LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Long Island Islip MacArthur Airport (ISP). The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) travels from Manhattan to most Long Island towns, and public transportation is available through the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).
Seven bridges and two tunnels connect from New York City to Long Island. From there it’s a short drive east to Nassau and Suffolk counties. Three major express routes run east and west through Long Island: the Long Island Expressway (interstate Route 495), Northern State Parkway and Southern State Parkway. Other local, but major east-west routes include Route 25A and Route 25 on the North Shore; and Route 27 and Route 27A on the south shore.
Click the link below to download a copy of the Long Island Travel Guide.
If there’s a single truth about Long Island, it’s that one adventure quickly leads to another. This great stretch of sand and surf, history and culture, culinary excellence and local farm stands is New York’s playground. You’ll find exceptional experiences here and you won’t always expect what you find.
With so many activities on Long Island, there’s a lot to see and do.We tried to make it a little easier for you with the Official Long Island Travel Guide. If you’re looking for things to do that suit your interest, take a look inside the guide.
Long Island, New York beaches are world-renowned for their fine white sand, spectacular waves, miles of boardwalks, beach trails, restaurants, picnic areas, and beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Of all the fun activities in Long Island, New York, spending a day on the shore is at the top of the list.