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Long Island Summer Bucket List

Posted by Nick on Jul 28, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Long Island Summer Bucket List

Long Island summers are a wonderful thing. However, before you know it, the cold weather and snow will be back, so it’s important to enjoy the warm weather while it’s here. Ollie’s has compiled a list of summertime activities to place on your summer bucket list to help you take advantage of the weather on Long Island.

Long Island Summer Bucket List Ideas

The Beach

Long Island residents are fortunate enough to be surrounded on all sides by beaches. The beaches of Long Island are recognized around the world for their beauty. Though Montauk may perhaps be the most famous, there are plenty of other Long Island beaches to enjoy. From the North Shore’s Sunken Meadow State Park to the South Shore’s Robert Moses State Park, there’s no bad Long Island location for a beach day.


Another aquatic activity that Long Island is great for is kayaking. There are kayak and canoe rental stores throughout the island. Bring a kayak or canoe on a peaceful voyage on a river or lake, or take a more challenging trip on the bay.

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Wine Tasting

Long Island’s North Fork is covered in vineyards. Wine tasting tours are excellent to place on your Long Island summer bucket list. The rural landscapes and rustic architecture of the North Fork wineries add the perfect ambiance for any wine tasting outing.

Museum Trip

New York is home to some of the greatest museums in the world. From art, science and history to haunted houses and buildings filled with novel everyday New York City objects, there’s sure to be a museum with exhibits that spark your interest.

Take a Hike

From Long Island beaches to upstate mountains, New York is full of prime hiking locations. Rewarding both physically and mentally, hiking is a perfect activity to place on your summer bucket list. No matter if you choose an upstate trail or a Long Island trail, the scenery is sure to be stunning.

Skydive Long Island

Adrenaline junkies should be sure to place skydiving on their Long Island summer bucket list. Skydive Long Island is located right in Calverton. First time jumpers and experienced jumpers alike will find that Skydive Long Island doesn’t disappoint.

There are plenty of Long Island activities to place on your summer bucket list. If you haven’t given one of the activities on this list a try yet, go for it! The summer is the perfect time to try out something new. If you need a ride to your possible new favorite hobby, Ollie’s is here to help. Call us at a location near you or make a reservation online.

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