LONG ISLAND WELCOMES FIRST-EVER ‘TOUGH MUDDER’ CHALLENGE

LONG ISLAND WELCOMES FIRST-EVER ‘TOUGH MUDDER’ CHALLENGE

Posted by on Aug 4, 2015 in Adventures, Kids & Families, News, Sports & Outdoors | 0 comments

Long Island is ready to take it to the next level. For the first time ever, the Long Island Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sports Commission (LICVB&SC) is welcoming the Tough Mudder challenge to Long Island. This 10+ mile obstacle course challenge that is the ultimate test of strength, grit, stamina and teamwork – will take place at Old Bethpage Village Restoration (OBVR) on August 15th and 16th.

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The Award Winning Beaches Of Long Island

The Award Winning Beaches Of Long Island

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Adventures, Beaches | 0 comments

You may have heard it before, but Long Island has some of the best beaches that you’ll ever come by. That isn’t just something we tell people to woo them, it’s a fact backed by countless awards and other forms of recognition! For instance Sunken Forest, on Fire Island, was recently recognized as one of America’s 10 best beaches in the Saturday Evening Post (See Article Here).  A couple of years before this acclaimed beach and marine expert Stephen “Dr. Beach” Leatherman placed East Hampton’s Main Beach on his top ten list, where Coopers Beach in Southampton was been recognized with a top spot as well making it clear that Dr. Beach is a fan of the Hamptons!

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Theodore Roosevelt ‘Summer Whitehouse’ To Reopen July 12

Theodore Roosevelt ‘Summer Whitehouse’ To Reopen July 12

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in Arts & Culture, Historic Long Island, Kids & Families, News | 0 comments

Oyster Bay, N.Y. – For the first time in more than three years the public will be able to tour the Theodore Roosevelt House at Sagamore Hill. Following an extensive rehabilitation project on the structure as well as restorative attention to objects in the house, Sagamore Hill National Historic Site will celebrate the long awaited reopening with a free family festival on Sunday, July 12, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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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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