A Day Away in Long Island: Part Three

It wouldn’t be a day trip to Long Island in your NY rental car without a little (or a full day of) shopping, wining, and dining. Long Island, NY is known for its vineyards, quaint shops, and restaurants. You would be amiss not to try at least one.


From outlet malls to one-of-a-kind shops, Long Island has many different shopping options. Try the Tanger Outlets at either Riverhead or The Arches if a good bargain on brand-name items is your goal. However, if you’re looking to find a local piece of art or unique gift, many Long Island villages and towns have quaint shops and galleries for you to peruse.


Named one of the Top Ten Wine Regions in the World, Long Island is home to many vineyards. Visitors from NY may enjoy renting a car and spending a day at one of the 30 Long Island vineyards. You could even plan a series of day trips with friends to explore the wineries. Check out Discover Long Island’s list of local vineyards.


You cannot leave Long Island without sampling some local fare. From small lobster stands to five-star cuisine, Long Island has a little bit of everything. You can find everything from moderately priced American food to fancy dinner cruises or historic restaurants. All Long Island attractions are within easy driving distance from Empire Rent a Car of New York. We want to help you enjoy your day away on the Island, so give us a call at 800-750-8782, or fill out our online contact form.
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