Every year around this time, schoolchildren everywhere get off for the entirety of Presidents’ Week. Therefore, parents will need a few fun and exciting ideas to keep their kids occupied while school isn’t in session. So, to get your kids up and out of the house, check out this list of the top winter break activities that will keep them busy all week long.
As time winds down to the big day, the search is on for fun, romantic plans for you and your partner on Valentine’s Day. Luckily, in an area like Long Island, there are plenty of intimate, exciting Valentine’s Day events for you to choose from. If you’re not sure where to begin your search, just consult this handy list of the top local options.
Chances are, if you’re not going to a bar or restaurant for the Super Bowl, you are attending or hosting a party. If this sounds like you, then you will need some delicious grub for all of the guests. Luckily, we here at All Island have compiled some of our favorite (simple) Super Bowl recipes that even the most inexperienced of chefs can perfect.
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.
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.
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.
Now that it’s October, everyone is gearing up for Halloween by visiting some of the scariest haunted houses in the area. However, there are few that are more frightening than the ultimate home of heart-pounding thrills and chills, Bayville Scream Park. If you have the guts to visit this terrifying theme park, here’s everything that you need to know—but just don’t say we didn’t warn you!
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.
For us New Yorkers, you’re either a Yankees or Mets fan, there’s no in between. However, out here on Long Island, there’s also another independent baseball team that we can all get behind: the Ducks. So, this summer, head on out to Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip to see the Long Island Ducks in action.
Every year on the 4th of July, families and friends get together across the United States for picnics, barbecues and, of course, fireworks. However, there are plenty of other local events celebrating the anniversary of our country’s founding. So, without any further ado, here are some of the absolute best 4th of July events on Long Island.