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.
What are Escape Rooms?
Basically, an escape room is an interactive, physical adventure game. Participants are tasked with solving complex puzzles, riddles and challenges using hidden clues and hints, all in hopes of figuring out a way to escape the room. Usually, the rooms will have a special theme or plot behind them, as well as a time limit on how long the players have to complete it.
The Best Escape Rooms on Long Island
Can You Escape? LI
Mineola is their primary location where all of their theme rooms are located. In just an hour, you and your team must find clues, crack codes and solve puzzles to escape one of five different themed rooms, such as:
- Once Upon a Time
- The Abandoned Factory
- The Subway
- The Apartment
- The Prison Break
Each room has its own scenario and situation attached to it. Just be mindful, some are more difficult than others, so just check out more information on each option before you booking your visit. It’s also the only escape room company with a mobile adventure room available for all kinds of events!
Escape Games Extreme
Ronkonkoma’s Escape Games Extreme is Long Island’s newest escape room venue. Bring your friends and family along while combing your collective creativity and problem-solving abilities in order to escape the room and win!
At Escape Games Extreme, you will have the choice of experiencing one of four different themed escape rooms like:
- Bomb Squad
- The Great Escape
- Time Machine
- Mystery of the Red Room
Keep in mind, those 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Similarly, if you’re under 18 without a parent or guardian, you must fill out a waiver prior to arriving. Last but not least, make sure you arrive at least fifteen minutes early to get the most out of your visit!
If you’re looking for the perfect interactive activity for the next few months, then you absolutely have to visit one of these challenging, but fun, escape rooms.