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Visit Long Island and set off on a journey of discovery where you’ll find a region with roots dating back to Native American history, the Revolutionary War, Civil Rights, the Underground Railroad and more.

Find historic homes filled with intriguing stories dating back to the Colonial Era. Or explore the mansions and arboretums from the turn-of-the-century Gold Coast era.

Explore lighthouses & windmills, famous film sites, railroad museums and our rich maritime history.

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Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum

Montauk Point Lighthouse Museum

2000 Montauk Highway

Montauk

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National Maritime Historic Landmark. Museum, tower and gift shop. Tours...
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Vanderbilt Museum & Planetarium

Vanderbilt Museum & Planetarium

180 Little Neck Road

Centerport

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The Vanderbilt Museum’s elegant Spanish-Revival mansion is the former home...
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Cradle of Aviation

Cradle of Aviation

Charles Lindbergh Boulevard

Garden City

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Long Island's world class aviation museum, Leroy R. and Rose...
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Stony Brook Grist Mill

Stony Brook Grist Mill

100 Harbor Road

Stony Brook

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Circa 1751. Long Island’s most completely equipped working Grist Mill,...
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Long Island Heritage Trail

Long Island Heritage Trail

111 Main Street

Stony Brook

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Discover the 'Secrets of the North Shore.' The Long Island...
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East End Seaport Museum

East End Seaport Museum

3rd Street and Wiggins Street

Greenport

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Maritime Museum representing the heritage of the East End of...
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LongHouse Reserve

LongHouse Reserve

133 Hands Creek Road

East Hampton

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Sixteen acres of gardens are punctuated with over 70 pieces...
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Grumman Memorial Park

Grumman Memorial Park

Rte. 25 and Rte. 25A

Calverton

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Preserving the legacy of Grumman Aerospace on the site of...
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The Jazz Loft

The Jazz Loft

275 Christian Avenue

Stony Brook

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The Jazz Loft officially opened in May of 2016. Originally...
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Sagtikos Manor

Sagtikos Manor

677 Montauk Hwy

Bay Shore

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Built in 1697, and expanded in 1772 and 1902, the...
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American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport

American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport

1230 New Highway

Farmingdale

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Some sixty five years ago, the current home of the...
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Raynham Hall Museum

Raynham Hall Museum

20 West Main Street

Oyster Bay

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This 1738 structure was the home of Samuel Townsend, a...

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Explore world-renowned beaches, historical lighthouses, culinary delights, premiere golf courses, Gatsby-era Gold Coast mansions, and award-winning vineyards on Long Island – New York City’s Beachfront Backyard. Download a copy of the Travel Guide for inspiration and more information to plan your perfect getaway.

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