With Long Island being only a two-hour drive from tip to tip, you can easily fit several bucket-list worthy Long Island adventures into a quick two-day getaway. A weekend is the perfect amount of time to explore historic sites and mansions along the “Gold Coast,” vineyard hop in wine country, hit the waves in Montauk, hike in shelter island, shop in Southampton, and catch a concert at Jones Beach theater. Weekends on Long Island offer non-stop action with major festivals, shows or highly anticipated parties taking place year-round across the island. With so many incredible attractions to see, you’ll likely want to make it a long weekend. And remember that you're always welcome back!