This section of the New
York Visitors Network
focuses on Long Island. Located next to the Big Apple, you'll be amazed atwhat is here.
Settled by the Dutch and English, Long Island is rich in history and culture: from Revolutionary War sites and early Native American influences to the Gold Coast mansions of the Gatsby era and the many storied lighthouses. Plus, it offers some of the best sports, recreation and entertainment venues around.
Easily accessible by road, rail or air, Long Island has been ranked by Forbes magazine as being the safest region in the country. Beaches, wineries, excellent lodging. What more could you want?