Things to do in
Long Island

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From Westchester: Shared Helicopter Tour over New York City

1. From Westchester: Shared Helicopter Tour over New York City

Choose a 30 or 45-minute helicopter flight and lift off from Westchester Airport, reaching New York City airspace in just a few minutes. The skilled pilots will dazzle you with bird’s-eye views of Central Park and Midtown Manhattan. On the 30-minute tour, skilled pilots will dazzle you with amazing aerial views of Midtown Manhattan, Central Park, Hudson River, Yankee Stadium, outside of game times, and more. On the 45-minute tour, you’ll have views of the Downtown Manhattan/Statue of Liberty area as well, including the Freedom Tower, Financial District, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and Brooklyn Bridge. This is in addition to all sights seen on the 30-minute tour. Yankee Stadium is accessible outside game times only. In case of poor weather or aircraft maintenance, the operator will notify the customer at least 2 hours before the scheduled flight. Tours depart and arrive at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York, a relaxed, crowd-free location just outside NYC. It’s easily accessed by public transit, the Metro-North rail, and by car with free parking available.

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The Hamptons, Sag Harbor & Outlet Shopping Day Trip from NYC

2. The Hamptons, Sag Harbor & Outlet Shopping Day Trip from NYC

Leave the hustle and bustle of New York City behind and head for a quieter life. Discover on this day-long tour why the rich and famous make Long Island their home, while squeezing in time for shopping in Sag Harbor and at Tanger Outlets. Departing from East of New York, this tour starts the day right with breakfast in Riverhead, L.I. (additional cost). Then, it's on to Southampton, the place where Jerry Seinfeld, Paris Hilton, David Letterman, and Steven Spielberg call home. Stroll down Southhampton's main street and see for yourself why this Long Island city is the place to see and be seen. Sag Harbor, the next stop on your journey, is another picturesque and quaint town waiting to be explored. Then, it's time to shop till you drop at the Tanger Outlets before heading back to the Big Apple.

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From New York City: Full-Day Long Island Wine Tour

3. From New York City: Full-Day Long Island Wine Tour

Spend a day away from the towering Manhattan skyline and make your way to the North Fork of Long Island on this fun-filled wine tour of New York's top attractions. Sample wines from two carefully selected vineyards and enjoy the ease and convenience of round-trip transportation from the city. After departing from your meeting point, head over to Calverton to ride a trolley that will bring you to the first vineyard, RGNY. You will receive a high-quality wine flight along with a personal mini charcuterie board during your time there. Then, proceed to the second vineyard labeled as one of North Fork's most charming wineries. There, taste four different wine samples as you bask in the ambiance of outdoor seating. A charcuterie board will be provided for each table, and food trucks will be available as an additional purchase. At around 3:15 PM, the trolley departs to Calverton, and once there, you'll take the bus that departs to the end point of your flavorful tour.

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What people are saying about Long Island

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 74 reviews

We had a great time. The people who ran the Jitney and the winery were lovely. However, unfortunately we cannot participate in the entire event because the bus left without us. We were at the pick up location at 8:55 - be sure to be at the meeting point 15min before departure time or the bus will leave without you! The sign at the meeting point says "Gourmet Café", not "Gourmet Deli". Additionally, it would’ve been helpful to know we were riding the Jitney so we could look out for that specific bus versus the other coach buses we saw around the area. We decided to take the next bus (free of charge) to the second winery (which was not listed but we guessed) upon arrival of the second winery we were given wine for the tasting. One of the tour providers found us and apologized for all the confusion at pick up. He provided his cell phone number and was very nice. Since we arrived late we decided not to go back on the bus and stay on our own. Overall we had a wonderful time.

Here everything was just perfect. The arrival without problems due to a good description. Reception and care super friendly. Pilot so personable and explained everything. We also had great weather and were just thrilled!

I did not regret having traveled a few km to make this 30-minute flight. The flight over the Bronx, from Harlem to arrive in Manhattan is magnificent! The driver at the top. I advise.

It was a great experience! The staff at the airport were friendly and professional and the pilot made it great flying experience.

Very good guides and pilots who steered us steadily over NYC even though there was a lot of turbulence.