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Widely known for the rich and famous who regularly visit the quaint villages and sparkling beaches of its Hamptons region, Long Island has always drawn famous characters to its shores.
Teddy Roosevelt, Charles Lindbergh, Walt Whitman, just to name a few, are immortalized here. And other famous people from New York began migrating to Long Island’s Gold Coast decades ago.
But it’s not just the actors, politicians, artists and adventurers who make up the most famous components of Long Island’s culture. Visit Long Island and explore some of our famous film sites, our famous lighthouses or famous beaches.
Sometimes called Hollywood East, Long Island's connection to film history dates to silent cinema when opulent parties and renowned mansions attracted international stars such as Charlie Chaplin. If you haven't visited our mansions or romantic beaches in person, you've probably...READ MORE
Famous People & Historical Figures The history of Long Island, NY includes the presence of many famous figures who broadly worked to shape their time. An excellent cross-section can be found along the Long Island Heritage Trail. Travel back in time to the Revolutionary...READ MORE