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Cool Long Island Vineyards for a Scenic Day

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Sep 26, 2019 10:46:42 AM

You don’t need to travel to France or California to find some of the best wineries. Long Island is filled with great options of places for you and all of your friends to venture out to and enjoy some delicious wine. With over 90 Long Island vineyards to try new wine at, you’ll be sure to find the best places. Check out this list of our top three spots.

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Topics: Food&Drink, Fall, Nightlife, Outdoors

Long Island Hiking Trails to Explore this Fall

Posted by Lawrence Blessinger on Sep 12, 2019 9:30:00 AM

With the weather cooling down, but not necessarily getting cold yet, this is the perfect time to spend your days outside. While you may not be able to lay out in the sun at the beach, there are still great ways to enjoy the outdoors. One of the most fun things you can do this fall is go hiking. The Long Island hiking trails are nothing short of beautiful. Check out some spectacular places to explore no matter where you are on the island. 

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Topics: Long Island, Fall, Outdoors

Summer Activities for Families to Enjoy All Season Long

Posted by Caroline Fallon on Jun 6, 2019 9:00:00 AM

The school year is coming to a quick end; the days are getting longer; and the weather is getting warmer. That could only mean one thing, summer has almost arrived. Now that all the kids have free time and the energy to spare, it’s important to have some fun activities for them to stay occupied. Check out this list of summer activities to keep them busy all summer long.

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Topics: Entertainment, Summer, Outdoors, museums, Family, Beach, Kids

Discovering the Magic of Astoria Queens in the Summertime

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 13, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Astoria Queens has quickly risen through the ranks to become the borough’s hottest, most up-and-coming neighborhood. Located along the East River in northern Queens, Astoria has recently seen an influx of trendy restaurants, bars, art galleries and more. Come visit this popular neighborhood to enjoy all of the amazing ways to spend a sunny summer day.

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Topics: Summer, Outdoors, Queens, Family

Your All-Inclusive Guide to Long Island Pumpkin Picking

Posted by Collin McGorty on Sep 28, 2016 9:30:00 AM

At long last, pumpkin picking season is finally here! Luckily, our area has tons of fun, family-friendly pumpkin patches. We’ve rounded up all of the best Long Island pumpkin picking farms for you to visit this fall.

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Topics: Long Island, Fall, Holiday, Outdoors

The Best Nassau County Golf Courses for Non-Members

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 8, 2016 10:00:00 AM

It is common knowledge that Nassau County is home to some of New York’s most beautiful landscapes and sprawling views. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that Nassau County’s golf courses are up there as some of the country’s very best.  For most, golf is a hobby and a way to enjoy the outdoors, so a club membership is not always the best option for a golfer of any skill level. So here are some of Nassau County’s best public golf courses to tee off on this summer!

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Topics: Long Island, Summer, Sports, Outdoors, Nassau County

The Best Places for Camping in New York

Posted by Nick on Mar 22, 2016 6:30:00 PM

New York State is home to an assortment of natural landscapes ranging from waterfalls and mountains to beaches and bluffs. Amongst the variety of topographical features are some great places to set up a campsite. Whether you’re into RVs or tents, camping in New York is appealing to anyone who loves the outdoors.

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Topics: Long Island, Outdoors

Water Sports and Other Outdoor Activities on Long Island

Posted by Trent Warner on Jun 19, 2014 9:54:00 AM

Looking for the best places to go to take advantage of the beautiful weather and the Long Island landscape? Everyone knows that one of the most prized aspects of Long Island life is our proximity to the shore, so one of the best ways to spend your time is wading out into that water! There are plenty of great ways to get acquainted with nature close to home—here are a few of our favorites.

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Topics: Long Island, Sports, Outdoors

Nassau County Golf Outings

Posted by Trent Warner on Jun 17, 2014 5:13:00 AM

Summer is the perfect time for golf tournaments, and Long Island is just full of them this year! If you’re looking for Nassau County golf outings to attend, look no further than our blog at Ollie’s Taxi and Airport Service, because we’ve searched far and wide to make sure we found all the details for you. Don’t waste your time Googling your fingers off—we’ve already done it for you!

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Topics: Long Island, Sports, Outdoors

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