During the dog days of summer here on Long Island, many people beat the heat by visiting a local beach or pool. However, sometimes you need to spice things up a bit. That’s where Splish Splash Water Park comes in handy. This enormous, family-friendly water park features tons of fun rides and attractions that will keep you cool all summer long!
Now that it’s officially May, Memorial Day Weekend 2019, the unofficial beginning of summer, is just a few short weeks away. If you’re looking to spend the weekend and extra day off hitting the beach, hanging with family or just partying, you’ve come to the right place. Check out our list of the best, most fun events and activities of the entire holiday weekend.
In less than two weeks, on Sunday, May 12, it will be time again to celebrate mothers, as well as the other important women in our lives. To commemorate the occasion, you need some fun and exciting plans to show her how much she means to you. So, why not take her out for a special meal at one of these fantastic Mother’s Day restaurants on Long Island?
This month, Long Island schools will shut down for a week of spring break. That means that your children will be out of school and looking for things to do. So, if your family is planning to stay local and you’re searching for fun spring break activities, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some fun events and happenings to keep everyone busy during the time off!
Every February, thousands of eager Long Islanders brave low temperatures to run into the ice-cold ocean in Long Beach. But, don’t worry, they’re not crazy—it’s for a good cause. This Polar Bear Plunge charity event is commonly referred to as the Annual Super Bowl Splash. Read on to learn about this important cause that benefits Make-A-Wish Metro New York.
The holiday season is a special time of the year for families. That’s because there are plenty of festive, kid-friendly outings to participate in all across Long Island. So, whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or anything else, here are some of the absolute best holiday activities happening in our area this month.
During the winter season, there aren’t as many family-friendly activities and locations to visit on Long Island. However, there are plenty of fun museums to visit until the weather warms up—none more popular than the Long Island Children’s Museum in Garden City. They have hands-on exhibits and activities to keep your kids (and maybe even you) busy all season long.
You better have your costume ready, because Halloween is just a short week away. However, if you still don’t have any plans for this haunted holiday, we have a couple ideas for you. Read along to discover the top Long Island Halloween parties of 2018. They’re sure to be a fright!
In addition to all of the amazing waterways, Long Island also has plenty of beautiful vistas, parks and preserves that are perfect for hiking. So, grab some snacks, water and any other gear that you’ll need and pay a visit to one of these incredible Long Island hiking trails.
With the leaves changing colors and the air getting a little crisper, that can only mean one thing—fall is here and it’s time to pick some pumpkins. No matter where you’re located on Long Island, there are plenty of places where you can pick them straight off the vine. In fact, here are three family-friendly Long Island pumpkin patches for you to check out during the fall season.