A Family Adventure

5 Days

Explore Long Island with an array of family friendly activities from surfing and trapeze to museum row and animal encounters. The entire family will make memories to last a lifetime with the unique experience and both indoor and outdoor fun. Check out our 5-day itinerary for must see places to go when traveling with your family.


Take the Long Island Railroad to the Long Beach Station located on Park Ave, just 5 blocks north of the boardwalk.

Day 1

Enjoy the sun’s rays, roaring waves, and the sea breeze as you stroll down the shoreline of Long Beach. Pack a cooler for an unforgettable picnic lunch or take advantage of the food trucks located right off of the boardwalk. No beach chair? No problem! Beach Comfort is a beach equipment rental…

  • 80 West Broadway
  • (516) 889-1300

Something luxurious, chic and absolutely unexpected is happening in Long Beach. The Allegria Hotel. A year-round beach front escape that embodies relaxed elegance, sophistication and style…miles before you get to the Hamptons. Surprisingly close, yet worlds away, the Allegria Hotel delivers…

Day 2

Head to The Allegria’s on site restaurant for a beachside breakfast experience. Dine on delicious seafood and gourmet cuisine curated by our the in-house chef, and explore a wide range of beverages as you enjoy stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean.


Take the Long Island Railroad to the Hempstead station. You will need to transfer at Jamaica station if heading straight from Long Beach.

  • 11 Davis Avenue
  • (516) 224-5800

Artfully housed in a former airplane hangar, the award-winning Long Island Children’s Museum is a creative, innovative and inspiring destination for children and their grown-ups. With 44,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor exhibit space (12 galleries, a sensory garden and 2 art exhibit spaces) and…

  • Charles Lindbergh Boulevard
  • (516) 572-4111

Long Island's world class aviation museum, Leroy R. and Rose W. Grumman IMAX Dome Theater, and Red Planet Cafe located in Reckson Special Events Center, 100 years of Long Island's Aerospace Heritage.

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The Long Island Children’s Museum and Cradle of Aviation Museum are located in Nassau County’s “Museum Row.” You can also find the Nassau County Firefighter’s Museum, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, and Nunley’s Carousel. LEARN MORE

Owned by Bravo TV’s Top Chef, Tom Colicchio, Small Batch is a rustic American restaurant that offers a wide range of meals that source all ingredients locally. A longtime advocate for sustainable agriculture, Colicchio’s restaurant is serving up North Fork Farm produce straight to your table…

  • 101 James Doolittle Boulevard
  • (516) 794-3800

Long Island Marriott welcomes you to the Garden City, New York area, with spacious accommodations and superb amenities. Whether visiting for business or enjoying a family getaway to Long Island, our elegant hotel is the perfect spot to make the most of your stay. You'll find well-known attractions…

Day 3


Take the Long Island Railroad to Farmingdale on the Ronkonkoma branch.

Sample local fare in the comfort of your hotel at Crop & Kettle, the Long Island Marriot’s restaurant. This sleek restaurant serves Long Island classics for breakfast, lunch, and dinner made from regional ingredients and paired with local beers and wines.

  • 2245 Route 110
  • (631) 694-6868

Long's Island's Favorite Family Amusement park since 1962! Adventureland, conveniently located on Route 110 in Farmingdale, features over 30 adult and kiddie rides, a state-of-the-art arcade, a restaurant and a gift shop! Experience FireBall, North America's 1st and only RollerBall Coaster! Go for a…

  • 99 Quaker Meeting House Road
  • (516) 249-0701

Bethpage State Park – “The People’s Country Club” – is the crown jewel of public golf on Long Island and one of the most popular golf facilities in America. It’s home to the famed Black Course, a difficult and highly regarded A.W. Tillinghast classic, which in 2025 will host the Ryder…

  • 10 Pinelawn Road
  • (631) 271-7780

Our menu is truly unique, combining tantalizing steakhouse classics with amazing sushi and seafood creations. In addition to serving the finest prime dry-aged and Kobe beef, we have our own authentic sushi chef and a fabulous sushi and raw seafood bar. Plus, our sommelier can help you select the…

  • 40 Daniel Street
  • (631) 752-7223

RPM Raceway is America's ultimate all-electric indoor karting and entertainment destination providing an authentic, exhilarating and safe racing experience second only to climbing into an actual race car. RPM Raceway Long Island’s state-of-the-art racing facility features two quarter-mile tracks…

  • 1350 Old Walt Whitman Road
  • (631) 423-1600

The Melville Marriott Long Island is the largest full-service hotel in Suffolk County. Our Long Island, NY hotel’s features include a 5,000-square-foot atrium-enclosed lobby and 369 spacious guest rooms, each with high-speed Internet access. In addition, this breathtaking Melville hotel's amenities…

Day 4

Enjoy delicious American-fare without having to travel far for it. The Great Room Restaurant is located inside of the Melville Marriott and is eager to please you and your fellow travelers with fresh, made-to-order entrees in an ultra chic setting.


Take the Long Island Railroad to Riverhead on the Ronkonkoma branch.

  • 2549 Splish Splash Drive
  • (631) 727-3600

Splish Splash, offers Long Island guests 96 acres of slides, attractions and fun. Guests can enjoy more than 20 water slides, two wave pools, a large Kiddie Area, lazy river, and many different food and merchandise locations. Splish Splash offers unique thrilling attractions and high-speed slides…

  • 431 East Main Street
  • (631) 208-9200

This FINtastic destination features one of the largest all-living coral reef displays in this hemisphere, a 120,000-gallon shark tank, year-round sea lion shows, numerous touch tanks, butterflies from all over the world, and more than 100 exhibits and interactive experiences, including Butterflies…

  • 428 E Main St
  • (631) 775-1500

THE PRESTON HOUSE & HOTEL – A MODERN BOUTIQUE HOTEL AND NEW AMERICAN RESTAURANT IN THE HEART OF LONG ISLAND’S EAST END Located minutes from the famed Hamptons on the South Fork and historic Wine Country on the North Fork of Long Island, The Preston House & Hotel is a beautifully reimagined…

  • 451 East Main Street
  • (631) 208-0002

The waterfront Hyatt Place Long Island/East End has 100 state-of-the-art suites that offer water views, a 24-hour fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a new seasonal poolside bar & grill, and more. Including complimentary Wi-Fi access, a coffee and wine bar serving Starbucks® specialty…

Day 5


Take the Long Island just one stop to Mattituck on the Ronkonkoma branch.

  • 489 Chapman Boulevard
  • (631) 878-6644

Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park and Children’s Zoo has been sharing a love for animals and wildlife with the public since 1970. Join us to connect with wildlife and the environment in a safe, welcoming space that promotes education, conservation, and fun! Visit with alpaca, giraffe, squirrel…

  • 715 Sound Avenue
  • (631) 482-7641

Harbes Farm & Vineyard is a 100-acre farm located in Mattituck in the heart of Long Island's North Fork. Harbes began as a small farmstand nearly 30 years ago and has evolved into a North Fork destination where families can enjoy anything from fresh picked corn to pig races to award-winning wines…

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Before heading back to wherever you call home, be sure to stop at one of the many vineyards on the North Fork to stock up on award-winning Long Island wines. For a list of local vineyards, click here.

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