A Family Adventure

4 Days

Explore Long Island with an array of family-friendly activities from animal encounters to high-speed sports to children's museums. The entire family will make memories to last a lifetime with unique experiences and both indoor and outdoor fun. Check out our four-day itinerary for must-see places to go when traveling with your family.

Day 1

  • 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…

  • 127 Middle Neck Road
  • (516) 571-7900

Sand's Point Preserve is home to three spectacular mansions: Falaise; Hempstead House; and CastleGould. Falaise is a Normandy style home filled with antiques and open to the public for tours. It's here that Charles Lindbergh wrote his famous book "WE," while staying with the Guggenheim family at…

  • 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.

  • 71 Old Westbury Road
  • (516) 333-0048

This elegant estate, which features a 23-room English manor house and traditional, formal gardens sprawling over 200 acres, was the home of John S. Phipps and his wife, Margarita Grace Phipps, in 1906. The spectacular estate has been featured in over 25 movies including North by Northwest and Love…

  • 200 Port Washington Blvd
  • 5163045797

The Art Guild of Port Washington, Inc., is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to creating an inclusive and enriching home for visual arts education, exploration and exhibition. It is an organization open to all people with a common goal to advance the visual arts. As Nassau County’s (Long…

Day 2

  • 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 Moon Chaser and the Jr. Pirate Ship, new for 2024! Go for a spin on…

  • 330 Fulton Street
  • (516) 777-1031

Here at Haunted House of Hamburgers, we love Halloween and Hamburgers. So why not have them both everyday? We are proud to serve delicious hamburgers, mouth-watering appetizers, fresh green salads, hot soups and so much more. Please feel free to stop by dressed in a costume and check out Long…

  • 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 3

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.

  • 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

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 hotel in downtown Riverhead. This 1905 historical home once owned by Henry H. Preston, the first salaried sheriff of Suffolk…

  • 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 4

  • 102 3rd St

George D Costello Sr Memorial Skating Rink is located in the heart of Greenport Village, just North of the Shelter Island Ferry/Hampton Jitney/LIRR.​ The 7,000 sq. ft indoor roller skate rink is open year round. Skate rentals available in sizes: Toddler 7 to Mens 16 or bring your own. Rollerblades…

  • 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…

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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