Here in America, Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday in May and honors all of the fallen men and women of the U.S. military. It also happens to be the symbolic end of spring and beginning of the summer season. So, in order to properly celebrate the holiday weekend, here are some of the top Memorial Day events in our area.
In just a few weeks, Mother’s Day will be upon us yet again. Sunday, May 13, is a day when families come together to celebrate the special ladies in their lives—so you better get her something good! If you’re still searching for that perfect present, here are some excellent Mother’s Day gift ideas.
Aquariums give us the rare opportunity to observe marine life, reptiles and amphibians that we would never have seen otherwise. That’s why families and children of all ages enjoy them. If this sounds like an activity for you, check out one of these three New York aquariums.
When you live in a place like Long Island, there are a seemingly endless number of outdoor activities to enjoy with your family and friends. During spring and summer, many locals, as well as visitors from all over, choose this location as the site of their next camping trip. If this sounds like your kind of adventure, reserve your spot at these Long Island campsites!
Each year around this time, everyone flocks to their local movie theater in a last ditch attempt to see nominated movies before the Academy Awards airs on March 4. Use these quick summaries of a few Oscar nominees to decide which pictures are worth your time and money.
Believe it or not, New York has more quality ski areas than anywhere else in the United States. With incredible mountain ranges like the Adirondacks and Catskills, there are no shortage of trails and peaks for you to explore. This winter season, make sure that you pay a visit to one of these fantastic New York ski resorts.
Let’s be real—you aren’t going to find better old-school family fun than you will at your local, neighborhood roller skating rink! No matter how old you are, it’s exciting to break out your old skates every once in a while, especially when your children are able to truly enjoy the classic activity. Whether you regularly lace them up or you haven’t bladed in years, here are two of the top Long Island roller skating rinks.
No matter the occasion, staying at the right hotel can really take your time away from home to the next level. Whether it’s the perfect view, a delicious restaurant or some other incredible amenity, Long Island hotels are some of the best, most accommodating places to stay in the region—and here three of our favorites.
This holiday season, take your whole family to Long Island’s premier Christmas park, Bayville Winter Wonderland. On select days from now until the end of December, visitors can enjoy tons of exciting attractions and activities that embody the holiday spirit. From light shows to rock climbing to meeting Santa Claus, your kids will have the time of their lives at this magnificent Christmas paradise!
With the cold weather moving in, the amount of activities and events that you can enjoy on Long Island are limited. So, if you’re looking for a venue to host a birthday party, corporate team building event or just a weekend family outing, it can be tricky to find the right place… until now. Have you heard about the new craze called escape rooms? If not, here’s a full explanation along with two of the best venues to experience it on Long Island.