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Arts & Culture

Long Island is filled with tales of the many famous Americans who have called our island home. From legendary artists and musicians like John Coltrane, Lou Reed, Pat Banetar, John Steinbeck, and Jackson Pollock to historical figures like Former First Lady Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Former President Theodore Roosevelt, Long Island has always been a place that has supported and inspired ingenuity.

While you’re here, explore the many landmarks that celebrate our storied past and expand your knowledge of some celebrity Americans and their Long Island ties. Tour famed art institutions and Gatsby-style Gold Coast Mansions that served as homes to Long Island’s rich and famous. Explore a variety of museums, or catch a Broadway caliber theater production. Set your imagination free and get ready to travel back in time and journey to a new era when visiting these iconic sites.

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Explore world-renowned beaches, historical lighthouses, culinary delights, premiere golf courses, Gatsby-era Gold Coast mansions, and award-winning vineyards on Long Island – New York City’s Beachfront Backyard. Download a copy of the Travel Guide for inspiration and more information to plan your perfect getaway.

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