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.
"O Captain, My Captain!" The Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site serves the dual purpose of exploring the life of the famous poet and reflecting a typical day in the life of a 19th century... more
The Ward Melville Heritage Organization's 8,800 square foot Educational and Cultural Center is located in the rear of the Stony Brook Village Center. Built in 2002, the center is a performance,... more