Long Island’s Hidden Gems

April 12th, 2019 by

All across Long Island, throughout Nassau County and Suffolk County, there are places that many Long Islanders have yet to explore. Here is a list of gems across the Island, that you definitely won’t regret visiting!

Lakeland County Park– 631-853-2727(seasonal)/631-854-4949(administration)

  • In Islandia, there is a wooded refuge, offering a winding maze of handicapped accessible trails to explore. Signs will show you the way to isolated benches that overlook a beautiful pond.
  • Johnson Ave, Islandia, NY 11749

Southards Pond in Babylon

  • Southards Pond is 19 acres of pure paradise, just south of Sunrise Highway. Here, you can enjoy fishing and walking or jogging along long trails and footbridges.
  • Babylon, New York 11702

Massapequa Preserve

Garvies Point Museum Preserve– 516-571-8010

  • The Garvies Point Preserve consists of 62 acres of masses of glacial rock and sediment, covered by forests and meadows. There are about 5 miles of marked trails for the visually impaired, and tons more wooded areas with a wide variety of plant life, attracting more than 140 species of birds.
  • 50 Barry Dr, Glen Cove, NY 11542

LongHouse Reserve– 361-329-3568

  • A 16-acre reserve and sculpture garden located in East Hampton, open to the public for a nominal fee, which also features pieces from Buckminster Fuller, Yoko Ono, and Willem de Kooning to name just a few.
  • 133 Handscreek Rd, East Hampton, New York 11937

Vanderbilt Planetarium– 631-854-5555

Nassau County Museum of Art– 516-484-9338

  • This 145-acre property showing off art exhibits throughout a sculpture park, and beautiful walking trails and gardens
  • Admission $12 adults, $8 seniors (62+), $4 children(4-12), Free under 4, $4 students(with valid ID), members free at all times.
  • 1 Museum Dr, Roslyn Harbor, New York 11576

Parrish Art Museum– 631-283-7006

  • Here, at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, New York, there are 15 temporary exhibitions on display each year. The Parrish Art Museum produces over 100 public programs-films, music, etc.- and offers a year-round schedule of classes and workshops.
  • 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill, New York 11976

Whether you are in Port Jefferson visiting Danford’s Hotel & Marina, or you’re roaming the Stony Brook Grist Mill in Stony Brook, stop into our Competition BMW of Smithtown showroom at 599 Middle Country Rd. St James, New York 11780 to see a model in person or contact us at 631-265-2208 to speak with a Sales Consultant!

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