Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Ocean Beach, Fire Island: A Day Trip Guide

Ocean Beach is beautiful not just because of the beach, but also because of the community.Ocean Beach is a part of Fire Island, but makes up one of the larger communities on the Island. There’s no driving or biking allowed on Ocean Beach, so you’ll find yourself in a place that will have you active whether it’s walking around enjoying the sight of beautiful homes, visiting local shops and stands, enjoying festivals, or heading to a local restaurant or pub for great food and nightlife fun! It’s a destination suitable for time to yourself, as a couple, or with the family!

If you're looking for the perfect place to get away for a day of relaxation, sunshine, and fun, then head over to Ocean Beach this Summer, and enjoy one of Long Island's favorite local destinations!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Reel in a Big One by Chartering or Renting a Fishing Boat

Who doesn't love fishing? Here on Long Island, enjoying a relaxing afternoon of cruising along on the Long Island Sound or the Great South Bay as you get your fish on on one of LI's numerous party boats is a Summer Activity no Long Islander would want to miss out on! Party Boats take all the hassle out of fishing on the water - they take care of the boat, fishing licensing, and many even offer lunch options, and will even clean & fillet your catch for you! If enjoying a relaxing afternoon of fishing, fresh air, and fun on a charter boat sounds like the perfect Summer afternoon to you, then be sure to click the link below, and set sail for fun this Summer!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

LongIsland.com's 2015 July Family Fun Guide: Fireworks, Festivals, Fairs & Tons of Summer Fun!


July's Fun doesn't stop on the 4th - there's plenty of great local fun to enjoy all month long! As Long Island kicks off Summer, there are TONS of great concerts, festivals, fairs, kids events, and things to do around Long Island that no local would want to miss out on! If you’re worried about the doldrums of Summer setting in after the holiday weekend, don’t - there’s plenty of great things to do all month long, including concerts, car shows, and more Summer Celebrations than you can shake a stick at. Of course if those aren’t your thing, you can always make your way to your favorite local beach for an afternoon of fun in the sun.


Tuesday, July 07, 2015

LongIsland.com Summer Bucket List 2015: Make the Most Out of Summer Here on Long Island with Tons of Local Fun!

 When it comes to summer, Long Island has it all: beaches, trails, concerts, amusement parks, shopping, and so much more!  Instead of doing the same old things this summer, expand your horizons to all of what the area has to offer.  Make this Summer the best one yet by building your own summer bucket list, and don’t forget to include friends and family in your plans!  There is tons to do for families that will appeal to children and adults alike, such as chartering a fishing boat for the afternoon, traversing the Greenbelt Trail, or even heading indoors to enjoy the air conditioning while bowling on the hottest days.

Whatever your interest, this summer bucket list will certainly stave off the summertime blues!

For the scoop on Long Island's Best Summer Fun, Click Here!

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Red, White, & Boom - 2015 Firework Displays on Long Island!

Independence Day is less than two weeks away - do you have any big plans for celebrating this year? If your favorite part of the 4th of July is the Firework Displays, then you're in luck - there will be TONS of festive firework displays happening all throughout the holiday weekend this year right here on Long Island! As an extra special treat for Long Islanders, the Jones Beach Firework Display is back for the first time since 2009, in addition to all the other exciting displays lighting up the skies across LI.

Grab your picnic basket, some nice cold drinks, and your best buds, and head outside this 4th of July and as night falls, look up at the sky - this year's firework displays are bigger and better than ever - don't miss out!

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Long Island’s 2015 4th of July Weekend Guide: Fireworks, Fairs, Fun in the Sun & More!

 It's that time of year again, Long Island - America's Birthday is quickly approaching, and it's time to round up your best red, white & blue patriotic garb, some sunblock, and get ready for fun! Across Long Island, Independence Day celebrations will be happening on July 4th AND 5th this year, as the holiday falls on a Saturday. This means that Long Island will be treated to twice the fun, including parades, concerts, festivals, fairs, and of course FIREWORKS! This year is especially exciting for Long Island, as the beloved Jones Beach 4th of July Firework Spectacular will be returning for the first time since 2009!


Photo by Joseph Hart, via Free Images.

Thursday, June 04, 2015

LongIsland.com's 2015 June Family Fun Guide: Kick of Summer with Festivals, Father's Day, Outdoor Fun & More!

It seems like the first half of the year has gone by in a flash! Although the official start of Summer isn’t until Sunday, June 21st, things are sure heating up here on Long Island in terms of fun! The month of June is packed with festivals, fairs, Father’s Day Celebrations, concerts, and all sorts of outdoor fun that takes full advantage of the nice warm weather. Before you know it, school will be out - college students are already home, and by now, grade schoolers are itching to be done with the semester, and dive head first into Summer fun. 
 
Don't wait until the end of the month to celebrate the new season - get a jump start on Summer fun right here on Long Island throughout the month of June!