Long Island offers visitors wonderful access to New York City and all its marvelous recreational opportunities. If you are looking for Long Island hotels, Extended Stay Hotels has several great places to stay, each offering comfortable accommodations and low rates. Click on a local area below for Extended Stay Hotels or view all metropolitan Long Island hotels.
If you are coming to Long Island by air, you will likely arrive at LaGuardia Airport, named for one of New York’s most colorful mayors and the closest airport to Manhattan. Just as its name suggests, Long Island is a narrow island heading east from New York City. This area is known for great little villages, like Great Neck, where F. Scott Fitzgerald penned The Great Gatsby. Here you can wander through the cute shops and take in the views.
Close by is Manhasset, home to the Americana Mall. This is where some of the richest people on the Island shop, making it a great place for people watching. Those so inclined may want to take a drive around the nearby village of Old Brookville. Once home to families named Vanderbilt and Hutton, many exquisite mansions remain within this community.
Museum goers have three wonderful options within a very short drive. The Hicksville Gregory Museum has amazing collections of butterflies, fossils and minerals. Visitors interested in the original inhabitants of the region will head for Gravies Point Museum and Preserve. For a glimpse into the wealth of an earlier age, Sands Point Preserve offers the natural beauty of its immense grounds and a stone castle suitable for English nobility.
History buffs will want to visit Sagamore Hill, the home of President Theodore Roosevelt. From being a natural landing area for early aviators to its role in producing American’s mighty air power during World War II, Long Island played a significant part in the development of aviation. The Cradle of Aviation Museum tracks many of these important steps with interesting exhibits and Long Island’s only IMAX Theater.
Great sports and family entertainment are a short drive away at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in New Jersey. This complex includes Giants Stadium, the Izod Center, Meadowlands Racetrack and much more. Bring the family for shows like Disney on Ice or yell like crazy at a New Jersey Nets basketball game. Football fans will certainly want to see a New York Giants game.
Thanks to its connection to Long Island Sound, this is a marvelous area for all manner of water recreation. Whether you love sailing, fishing or simply enjoy some time on the water, Long Island is an ideal place to stay.
If you drive east along Long Island, you approach the Hamptons, one of the most affluent areas in the nation. Here you will find everything from bird watching to wineries to sandy beaches.
With this many wealthy neighbors, it is no surprise that Long Island has several fine public and private golf courses. One great option is Timber Point, overlooking the Connetquot River, with three 9-hole courses and vistas you will not soon forget.
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