Theodore Roosevelt, Walt Whitman and the Apollo lunar lander have all called Long Island home. Its beaches, parkways and quaint villages have made Long Island America’s most popular seaside resort. Visitors can still get a sense of what life was like 100 years ago when they stay at a preserved Gold Coast mansion or share the same experience that several generations of beach goers have felt when they first step into the ocean. Guests can explore the region’s historic sites while traveling along its distinctive parkways and beaches. From the Gold Coast to Jones Beach, there is always something new to explore.
Founded in 1936 to honor Cold Spring Harbor’s heritage as one of three of Long Island’s historic whaling ports. The town offers a microcosmic view of the quintessential 19th century American whaling... more