Spring Break Trip Idea

4 Days

Want to travel this Spring Break but don’t know where to go? We’ve got some ideas for you in this pre-made road trip that’s close to home. Rather go car-free for your next getaway? You’ve come to the right place. This itinerary includes LIRR and public transit information for those looking to save on gas and mileage. For even more car-free adventures, click here.

LIRR INFO

Take the Long Island Railroad to the Port Washington Station, located in the heart of Main Street.

Day 1

  • 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…

  • 1 Worlds Fair Marina
  • (718) 446-1100

For over 25 years, Skyline Cruises has been consistently recognized as the best overall value for NYC dinner cruises, NY yacht charters, and party boat cruises in New York Harbor. Our “Super Yacht” Skyline Princess is specifically designed for all-weather, year-round yacht cruises in New York, New…

Insider Info

Want a cruise that feels a bit more private? Check out Long Island Boat Rentals. The professionals here will set you up with your own private charter (with or without a crew) that will tour you around some of Long Island’s and NYC’s most iconic destinations. For a sneak peek of what the LIBR experience is like, check out our Long Island TV episode documenting the experience.

  • 433 Main Street
  • 516-883-4800

Fathoms is an intimate six room hotel located directly on Manhasset Bay in Port Washington. Because of our small size we can offer an extremely high level of both privacy and individualized customer experience. We are easily accessible by car, rail or boat. While we occupy an extremely tranquil…

Day 2

TRANSIT INFO

Take the n23 NICE Bus to Second Street/Mineola Blvd. and transfer to the n24 to Roosevelt Field which you will take 6 stops to your destination (Clinton + Old Country Rd.)

  • 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…

Insider Info

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…

  • 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.

Insider Info

I.FLY Trapeze is located in Nassau County’s prestigious Eisenhower Park. Consider taking a walk through Long Island’s version of Central Park and enjoy the fresh air, great lawns, playgrounds, roller rink, and more.

  • 1080 Corporate drive
  • (516) 693-5400

City Celler is defining the exciting new cuisine known as American Modern. Our take on this breaking new culinary development is diverse, ranging from fresh approaches to everything from comfort food to gourmet dishes, with surprising combinations of tastes, textures and colors. Steaks and fresh…

  • 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

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.

TRANSIT INFO

Take the n43 NICE bus to Freeport, then hop on the Long Island Rail Road’s Babylon line taking the train 3 stops east to your destination.

  • Cedar Creek Park,
  • (516) 571-7460

Everyone can find something to do at Ceder Creek, a 259 acre park that offers every type of sport, from handball to roller skating. During the spring and summer, the park serves as an entry point for a six mile paved path to Jones Beach for joggers, hikers, cyclists and Rollerblade enthusiasts…

  • Ocean Parkway
  • (516) 785-1600

Jones Beach State Park's top attraction has always been swimming. The park offers fine surf bathing along 6.5 miles of ocean beach, one-half mile of bay beach for stillwater bathing, and two swimming pools. The west end of the park provides wonderful surf fishing, a boat basin and undeveloped areas…

  • Jones Boardwalk
  • 1-800-668-7771

Adventure activities on historic Jones Beach! Come have a blast on our Ziplines, Aerial Adventures, and 40ft jump!

Insider Info

WildPlay Element Park is located alongside the Jones Beach Boardwalk, while you’re here take a stroll down the shoreline or hit up a round of mini golf or shuffleboard at the playground area. Not far from here is the Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center–an interactive museum focusing on educating kids and future generations about the importance of conservation projects and the simple changes we can make in our lives that greatly impact Long Island’s natural environment. Or stop by the Northwell Health Theatre at Jones Beach for a night of top-notch entertainment!

  • 3232 Railroad Ave.
  • (516) 783-7500

Mulcahy’s is one of Long Island’s original Live Music Venue. We have been in business for over 50 years ! We are known for hosting weekly concerts and events. Some of our premier acts include Mike Delguidice and Big Shot, Zac Brown Tribute Band, Shilelagh Law, Badfish, A tribute to Sublime, Disco…

  • 3275 Byron Street
  • (516) 785-2020

Family owned and operated, all our rooms are uniquely decorated with alternating warm and cool tones, featuring whirlpool baths, WiFi access, cable T.V., refrigerator, coffee maker, hair dryer, fresh towels and sheets, individual soap, shampoo and conditioner.You may also choose a suite with king…

TRANSIT INFO

Take the Long Island Rail Road from Wantagh Station east to Babylon, transfer to the Montauk branch towards Patchogue and then take that train to Bay Shore.

Day 4

  • Gardiner County Park
  • (631) 854-4949

Originally owned by the Gardiner family, Suffolk's first non-native landowners, and later part of the historic Sagtikos Manor Estate, Gardiner County Park is now a 231 acre nature-oriented public park on the Great South Bay.

From the owners of one of Long Island’s best wine tours, First Glass Wine Tours, Fire Island Vines is an extension of the family-owned business’ love for wine & creating intimate experiences. Stop by for a full tasting, some local wine shopping or both as you also enjoy some delicious Mediterranean…

For a chic, cool atmosphere with a greenery aesthetic, friendly experience and 5-star service, The Linwood Restaurant & Cocktails is the spot to go for your next dining excursion. The Linwood has all the culinary fixings and boutique cocktails to take your dinner to the next level.

  • 69 Ocean Avenue
  • (631) 968-2316

A Luxury Waterfront Inn located steps from the beautiful town of Bay Shore. The area features a great selection of high end, local seafood, and gastropub restaurants. You can also visit local craft breweries such as The Great South Bay Brewery and The Brewers Collective. We are located 5 minutes…

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