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.
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.
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.
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.
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.