Best Long Island, NY Attractions

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    Jones Beach State Park

    Considered one of Long Island's best (and most crowded) beaches, Jones Beach has been a popular day-trip destination since the 1920s. Take a stroll along...

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    Duck Walk Vineyards

    This vineyard on the South Fork is a prime tourist attraction, thanks to its proximity to the Hamptons' main resort areas – of course, award-winning...

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    Walt Whitman Birthplace

    Walt Whitman – whose poems "Song of Myself," "O Captain! My Captain," and "I Sing The Body Electric" are oft anthologized – was born on Long Island in...

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    Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum

    Housed in a stately 19th-century Greek Revival mansion, this unique museum charts the industry that kept Sag Harbor "in business" for so many years. Whaling...

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    Nassau County Museum of Art

    A must-see for Long Island vacationers, this beautiful museum campus ranges across some 140 acres and includes an 18th-century Georgian mansion that...

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    Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium

    Although construction began on William K. Vanderbilt II's exquisite Spanish Revival mansion in 1910, the home wasn't completed until some 26 years later....

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    Sagamore Hill

    Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Sagamore Hill served as President Theodore Roosevelt's Long Island home from 1885 until 1919. Visitors...

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    Coe Hall and the Planting Fields

    One of the most impressive residences on the East Coast, this former home of Standard Oil heiress Mai Rogers Coe and her husband (insurance tycoon William...

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    Fire Island National Seashore

    This long, narrow barrier island reaches from the historic William Floyd Estate to Robert Moses State Park. It was designated a National Seashore in 1964 in...


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