So much to do and see on Long Island!!!

Approximately 1,200 square miles in size, Long Island is both diverse and rich in history. The great part, and even somewhat of a challenge at times, is that there are hundreds of sights and attractions for you to discover and explore while visiting.

There is literally something for everyone on Long Island.

Review our list of favorite attractions which you will find helpful in making plans prior to visiting:

Family Friendly & Fun

Cradle of Aviation
Charles Lindbergh Blvd.
Garden City, NY

Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center
One Davis Ave.
Garden City, NY

Long Island Children’s Museum
11 Davis Ave.
Garden City, NY

Old Bethpage Village Restoration
Round Swamp Road
Old Bethpage, NY

Nearby Shopping Villages

Long Island has a number of quaint towns, villages and cities within close proximity to the Inn at Great Neck. They offer a wide array of distinctive shops and restaurants. They are perfect for strolling along friendly, tree-lined streets and discovering the unique charm that only small towns have to offer. (Phone numbers are for chambers of commerce or merchant associations.)

Great Neck516.487.2000                                               


Port Washington516.883.6566

ManhassetAmericana Manhasset – 516.627.2277

Glen Cove516.676.6666

Oyster Bay – 516.922.6464


North Shore Parks

Long Island’s parks offer activities such as bird watching, hiking and walking trails, picnicking, swimming and, of course, just some good and healthy relaxation.

Whitney Pond Park
Manhasset, NY
(15 Acres)

Planting Fields Arboretum   
Oyster Bay, NY          
(409 Acres)

Cold Spring Harbor State Park                         
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
(40 Acres)

Caumsett State Historic Park           
Lloyd Neck, NY                           
(1500 Acres)

Additional Website Links for Tourism on Long Island:


Gold Coast Mansions

Long Island Heritage Trail

Nassau County

Great Neck

New York Times