10 Places You Must Visit this Summer on Long Island
Summer is the best time of the year to take a road trip, and what better way to get around than in your Mercedes-Benz from MBRVC! Here is a list of some of our favorite places to visit during the summer season.
Long Island Wine Country
The vineyards are one of the most renowned attractions on Eastern Long Island. Boasting dozens of vineyards and producing multiple different varieties of wine, Long Island has been recognized as a premier destination for wine tasting. A visit out east is always a memorable experience.
With mile-long driveways, private beach trails, and the occasional celebrity sighting, the Hamptons is the epitome of accessible luxury. Widely known for the rich and famous who regularly visit the quaint villages and sparkling beaches of its Hamptons region, Long Island has always drawn famous characters to its shores.
From lighthouses, haunted properties, and Camp Hero State Park, Montauk is a major tourist destination and has 6 state parks. It is particularly famous for its fishing, claiming to have more world saltwater fishing records than any other port in the world. Due to its wide variety of attractions, there’s sure to be something for everyone to enjoy.
Oheka Castle is recognized as one of the most prestigious wedding and event venues and historic hotels of the world. Luxurious guest rooms and suites allow any guest to feel like royalty.
Cradle of Aviation
This aerospace museum is located on land that was once apart of Mitchel Air Force Base, and is just one of many historic flight locations in the area. In the 1920’s the cluster of fields was dubbed “The Cradle of Aviation.” At this great museum visitors are offered a comprehensive look into the past of aviation innovation that began in our own backyards.
Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center
Located in Riverhead, Long Island along the Peconic River, the Long Island Aquarium is home to one of the Western Hemisphere’s largest all living coral reef display. It provides guests with an interactive and exciting educational experience while also emphasizing the importance of marine life and environmental preservation.
Fire Island is one of the top places to have a beach house. It remains popular among artists, actors, and musicians. The carefree, pastoral, beach getaway is a truly unique summer destination. Whether lounging on the beach or eating at one of the local restaurants, a day on Fire Island is sure to be a great one.
A combination of restaurants, bars, and fish markets, the Nautical Mile is a perfect blend of nautical charm that Long Islanders find hard to resist. Almost all the eateries on the Nautical Mile have live music that can be enjoyed by those passing by or those sitting down to grab a bite to eat.
Norman J Levy Nature Preserve
Located alongside the Meadowbrook Parkway, the park and preserve’s most visible symbol is the fully operational agricultural windmill, which is used to circulate the water in two man-made ponds that provides fresh-water habitats for wildlife. The preserve’s highest point of 115 feet produces tremendous views of Jones Beach Tower, the New York City skyline and numerous coastal treasures.
Although Long Island is known more for its vineyards, small independent breweries have sprung up all over Suffolk and Nassau to bring a local flare to artisan and craft beer. Whether you’re looking to go on a tour, take in all the flavors with a beer tasting, or just want to find a new favorite beverage, there’s sure to be a Long Island brewery to suit your taste.