With long stretches of beach, historic estates and wildlife reserves, Long Island is a popular getaway destination. Long Island includes the upscale Hamptons area and the neighbourhoods of Nassau and Suffolk.
The eastern tip of Long Island is home to the beautiful Montauk Point State Park where you’ll find the famous Montauk Lighthouse. Explore the hiking trails that transform into cross-country skiing trails in the winter and watch as seals frolic on its shores.
Want to see where President Roosevelt once lived? Visit Sagamore Hill, his lavish former Victorian manor. Admire the period furnishings he acquired from travelling around the world and learn about his life and career at the Theodore Roosevelt Museum.
Don’t miss a visit the Long Island Museum of American Art, History and Carriages, with its collection of more than 200 horse-drawn carriages. The Nassau County Museum of Art includes works by both American and European masters within an 18th-century Georgian mansion.
Long Island is served by the John F. Kennedy International Airport, with trains connecting it to Manhattan. Buses and trains are the main means of travelling throughout Long Island, with designated stops in most neighbourhoods.