Are you in New York for only a visit? Or maybe you’ve been here a while but haven’t done all the exploring you intended? Well, now’s the time to put on your adventure pants, rent a car, and take a drive to Long Island. Our crew here at Empire Rent A Car has put together this list of a few of our favorite places to visit when on the island.

Long Island Attractions

1. Jones Beach State Park

Whether you want to lounge on the beach or catch some live entertainment, Jones Beach State Park has something for everyone. Enjoy soaking in the sun, grabbing a bite to eat, fishing, and more.

2. Montauk Lighthouse

Explore one of the most picturesque spots on the East Coast at the Montauk Lighthouse. It’s the perfect destination for a picnic or to discover more about Long Island’s history. Be sure to bring your camera because it’s always a beautiful sight.

3. Sagamore Hill

Once the home of Theodore Roosevelt, Sagamore Hill stands as a testament to our nation’s history and to the charm of the Queen Anne home design. Take a tour, and enjoy all that this historic home has to offer.

4. Westbury Gardens

You can’t come to the Gold Coast without touring one of its most prestigious mansions at Westbury Gardens. The home was once owned by the Phipps family and is filled with unique decorations and antiques. And don’t forget the grounds. Enjoy gardens, ponds, rolling hills, and more. You’ll feel like you’ve stepped into the Great Gatsby.

5. Long Island Aquarium

Enjoy all kinds of marine life at the Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead. This attraction offers educational and interactive exhibits and is great for families as well as adults.

For all your NYC travels, let Empire Rent A Car help you get there. We have a wide selection of sedans, minivans, SUVs, passenger vans, and more. From honeymooners to groups on the go, we can help you find just the right rental as you explore Long Island. To find out more or to make a reservation, contact our staff anytime at (800) 750-8782, or book online at your convenience.

 

Sources:

http://jonesbeach.com/

https://www.tripadvisor.com

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