Long Island Travel Guide
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Plan Your Long Island Vacation
At 1,377 square mi, Long Island is the largest island on the East Coast, as well as the most varied. From west to east the island shifts from overcrowded roads and suburban sprawl to verdant farmland and fruit-laden vineyards punctuated by historic seaside villages.
More than 340 lodging properties across Long Island—chain hotels, oceanfront condos, cottages, and bed-and-breakfasts—provide close to 15,000 rooms. Most...read more
Every conceivable cuisine is served at restaurants, cafés, and diners across Long Island, but fresh seafood is the most notable regional specialty. It's...read more
Things To Do in Long Island
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
Beaches. Whether you prefer the white sand of Fire Island, the more expansive beaches of Southampton, or the surf culture of Montauk, Long Island... Read more
Clean white-sand beaches are Long Island's main attraction for most visitors, whether their idea of beach fun is lounging on the warm sand, watching... Read more
The white-sand beaches of the North Fork encircle a broad, central agricultural belt that, it turns out, has near-perfect conditions for ripening... Read more
When Louisa and Alex Hargrave planted their first grapevines at their eponymous vineyard in 1973, they also planted the seeds of a new North... Read more
Author, conservationist, and TED Talk speaker Boyd Varty shares eight top places to visit in his native... Read more
This unattributed travel quote tells us why splurging on a trip is totally worth it.... Read more
In a bid to compete with luxury cruise lines, Celebrity Cruises will launch “Suite Class”... Read more
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Last February 16 we were married in NYC, so this year we did a long weekend to celebrate our first anniversary.
We stayed at the Fifth Avenue Andaz by Hyatt, which is at 41st and Fifth Avenue facing the Read more
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