USA TODAY NAMES HAMPTONS BEACHES AS BEST PLACE TO ‘CELEBRITY WATCH’

USA TODAY NAMES HAMPTONS BEACHES AS BEST PLACE TO ‘CELEBRITY WATCH’

Posted by on Jun 26, 2015 in Beaches, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

SOUTHAMPTON, NY –(June 25, 2015)- The Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau is thrilled that the national and well-recognized USA Today named our beaches as a top spot to ‘celebrity watch.’ Coopers Beach in Southampton and Main Beach in East Hampton are both specifically named in the June 23 article entitled: “The Best Beaches for Celebrity Sightings.’

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Celebrate American Independence at the Greenport Tall Ships Festival

Celebrate American Independence at the Greenport Tall Ships Festival

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Adventures, Historic Long Island, Holiday & Seasonal, Kids & Families, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Long Island is known for its rich maritime history. This year celebrate American independence July 4-7 when the Tall Ships Festival comes to Greenport, Long Island, bringing it with it the replica of the Hermione- the French frigate used by the Marquis de Lafayette to travel to America in support of the American Revolution. A half-dozen tall ships will be available for tours beginning July 4; the Hermione will be anchored July 6 and 7.

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Patriots, Poets and Pirates During NYS Path Through History Weekend

Patriots, Poets and Pirates During NYS Path Through History Weekend

Posted by on Jun 1, 2015 in Historic Long Island, Kids & Families, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Create your own ‘Path Through History’ on Long Island during New York State Path Through History Weekend; when the entire state showcases its rich and fascinating history through hundreds of events happening at historic and cultural destinations. Held June 20th and 21st, 2015, visitors that have a taste for the details tucked away within the folds of history, will find Long Island is well worth exploring thanks to exciting tales of Early Settlers, Revolutionary War Spies, Maritime Adventures, and great advances in Science, Aviation and Transportation.   Learn something new and visit the old stomping grounds of renowned poets, eccentric artists, and ingenious thinkers at scheduled events during the weekend, or create an itinerary of the locations that hold interest for you. For a full listing of events, see: http://bit.ly/1FPAVwk

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FREE 2015 LONG ISLAND TRAVEL GUIDE AVAILABLE

FREE 2015 LONG ISLAND TRAVEL GUIDE AVAILABLE

Posted by on Apr 3, 2015 in Kids & Families, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The official 2015 Long Island Travel Guide, full of things to see and do on Long Island, is available FREE by contacting the Long Island Convention and Visitors Bureau & Sports Commission (LICVB&SC). You can request this really useful guide  by calling 1-877-386-6654, ext. 210. Or, the travel guide is available as a “Click to order” option on the LICVB&SC’s website, www.discoverlongisland.com/tg210 

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Spring Fests Bring A Reason To Celebrate On Long Island

Spring Fests Bring A Reason To Celebrate On Long Island

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Holiday & Seasonal, Kids & Families, News, Sports & Outdoors, Wine & Dine |

Everyone here on Long Island has been waiting patiently in the cold, but we’re happy to finally welcome the spring season!  Hopefully the snow avoids us from here, at least for another eight months or so.  We’re ready to venture out and see what this season has in store.  Need to know what is going on, when?  Discoverlongisland.com is one of the best resources around with a well-kept schedule of local happenings.  Here are a few ideas to help you through the whole season!

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Live Music at Local Wineries During Winterfest: Live on the Vine

Live Music at Local Wineries During Winterfest: Live on the Vine

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in Arts & Culture, Farms & Orchards, News, Wine & Dine | 0 comments

Long Island Winterfest: Live On The Vine – returns for its eighth, and most eclectic year ever. Presented by Suffolk County National Bank, this award winning festival is a six week, mid-winter music and performing arts festival, running each Saturday and Sunday from February 21, thru March 29, 2015. Winterfest – Live On the Vine will present more than 70 concerts, in over 25 unique venues throughout Long Islands scenic North Fork.

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