Come to Long Island, New York for unforgettable vacation located conveniently close to just about everything. This major part of the New York City Metropolitan area lies along a scenic stretch of the Atlantic Coast within easy reach of state parks, museums, and a world renowned planetarium. Long Island really does have it all, including-award winning theater and live music. Long Island is a great starting point for any type of vacation adventure including a picnic lunch and escape to a quiet green park, a day at the beach, or an afternoon of world class shopping followed by dinner and drinks at some of the best restaurants and hippest night spots in the New York City area.
Get the most out of your visit with a stay in a vacation rental. An apartment downtown or a luxury condo on the beach provides you with the space you need to store your things and the luxury amenities you need to be able to relax in style. Wake up in your vacation rental and enjoy the day at your own pace. Visit the amusement parks in Long Island, the upscale boutiques, the golf courses and spas, and the famous museums. When you're ready to call it a day, return to your home away from home and relax with your family and friends.
Here are a few more specific suggestions for your trip:
-Go boating or rent a jet ski: Experience the thrill of high speed water sports along the Atlantic Coast.
-Explore the Art Museums: Long Island is home to some of the best art museums in the state, including the Nassau County Museum of Art, the Parrish Museum, and the Heckscher Museum of Art.
-See a live theatrical performance: See live music, Long Island theater performances, or a dance performance at the Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts.
-Visit the amusement parks in Long Island: Spend a fun afternoon at Adventureland, Atlantis Marine World, or Splish Splash Waterpark.
-Visit the American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport: Real, operational World War II aircrafts and vintage army vehicles come and go from this landmark Long Island hangar.
-Visit the Animal Farm Petting Zoo: See baby animals, exotic species, reptiles, and all kinds of wildlife at this fun, well-maintained, and interactive zoo.
No matter what kinds of activities you have in mind for your getaway, you'll find what you're looking for in Long Island. Find a luxury vacation rental within easy reach of your favorite sights and attractions and let the vacation adventures begin. While you're visiting Long Island, you may also want to explore the rest of New York City or head south to Philadelphia.
As featured in USA TODAY and recommended by Travel + Leisure in its annual Villa Guide:
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