There are plenty of places to check out if you’re looking to explore Long Island. From the North Shore to the South Shore, from Nassau County to Montauk Point, Long Island is full of fun activities for all times of year.
Make sure you Hit these Spots When you Explore Long Island
Fire Island is among the best when it comes to Long Island attractions. With quaint little towns located just a minute’s walk from beautiful beaches, Fire Island is a fan favorite for a reason. Fire Island activities include boating, biking, clamming, surfing, fishing and, of course, relaxing on the beach. There are plenty of places for food and drink on Fire Island. Whether you’re in the mood for fresh seafood or a Rocket Fuel, a favorite Fire Island drink, Fire Island’s restaurant selection does not disappoint.
Long Island’s North Fork is home to some gorgeous vineyards. No matter if you’re looking to tour several vineyards or spend your day at a particular one, a trip Long Island’s vineyards always makes for a good day.
Long Island is home to the Jones Beach Theater, a huge concert venue right on the water. You’ll find a wide range of performances at Jones Beach, from classic rock like Van Halen to hip-hop sensation Fetty Wap to comedian Kevin Hart. Of course, Jones Beach isn’t the only Long Island concert venue. There are plenty of other concerts that are worth checking out, too.
Montauk and the Hamptons
Long Island’s South Fork is where you’ll find the communities of the Hamptons and Montauk. The Hamptons are a shopper’s paradise, with some of the most exclusive stores on the island. Montauk, the beach town at the very tip of the South Fork is one of the prime vacation spots for anyone who wants to explore Long Island. Beautiful beaches, fresh seafood and local shops make Montauk one of Long Island’s most famous attractions.
When you explore Long Island, you’ll likely be curious about its rich history and local culture. Lucky for you, there are over 100 museums on Long Island. Among our favorite are the Bayard Cutting Arboretum, the Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum and the Heckscher Museum of Art.
Long Island is a wonderful place with many things to see. When you explore Long Island, Ollie’s would love to bring you to your destination. If you want to book a ride, call us at a location near you or make a reservation online.