Winter Activities

Glistening Getaways and Fireside Fun

2 Days

Check out our guide for seasonal winter activities on Long Island that will keep you warm, dry, and full of cheer!

Day 1

After brunch, stroll on down to the Milleridge Village Shops and get your fix of candy, baked goods, hot chocolate, fresh flowers, toys, and more! Check out the Milleridge calendar of events for even more family-friendly activities.

Insider Tip

Head to Jericho Cider Mill for hot apple cider, freshly baked pies, and other local goods.

Head to the park for some picturesque nature views and tranquil time spent outdoors. Here lies the country home of the 19th-century poet, newspaper editor, and civic leader William Cullen Bryant. The park has a pond, boathouse, house, mill, and gardens that are gorgeous any time of year.

  • 4 Old Jericho Turnpike
  • (516) 605-1400

The latest culinary creation of Anthony Scotto, Opus Steakhouse joins sister restaurants – Insignia Prime Steak & Sushi, Blackstone Steakhouse, RARE650 Prime Steak & Sushi & One10 – as one of Long Island’s preeminent dining experiences and event venues. Located in Jericho, Opus…

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Head to the Nassau County Museum of Art to explore the outdoor sculpture park which is home to nearly 40 unique pieces. Museum hours are 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday.

  • 7755 Jericho Turnpike
  • (516) 224-8100

The Inn At Fox Hollow is a Luxurious Boutique Hotel located in Woodbury (10 minutes from Melville), Long Island featuring 145 suites and has been voted Best Hotel on Long Island. Complimentary amenities include: - Full American breakfast buffet daily - Dinner buffet Monday-Thursday - Hi-speed…

Day 2

  • 1355 Old Northern Blvd (lower level)
  • (516) 412-8860

At Sugared Beauty Bar we specialize in the safest, most organic hair removal services on Long Island. You can always count on your visit to feel like you've just stepped into a warm high vibes space that is professional, safe, and a clean environment because we pay attention to detail! If you're…

Long Island Native, Chef Tom Colicchio’s restaurant, Small Batch, is one of the best spots for locally sourced food and high-end dining experiences. The menu is comprised of a little bit of everything, from luxe sandwiches to fresh seafood, premium cuts of meat, and even classic breakfast dishes for…

  • 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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Check out Nunley’s Historic Carousel at the Cradle of Aviation! This over 100-year-old carousel has been beautifully restored to how it was when it was first opened in Canarsie’s Golden City Park.

Enjoy celebrity chef catering in your own private igloo courtesy of David Burke’s Red Salt Room located at the Garden City Hotel. The hotel’s private igloos and canopy seating will provide guests with an elegant outdoor dining experience under the stars complete with an air purifier, heater, music…

Get into the spirit of the season with the Shimmering Solstice light show at Old Westbury Gardens! This sensational walkthrough event features many very merry decorations set to delightful holiday tunes and projected performances on the grounds of the unforgettable Walled Garden, Rose Garden, South…

  • 45 Seventh Street
  • (516) 747-3000

Set on 7 acres on Seventh Street, The Garden City Hotel is a veritable home away from home for a distinguished array of locals and visitors. Whether you’re on business, a world traveler or hipster in-the-know, there’s something for everyone. The iconic AAA Four Diamond-hotel, and member of Preferred…