There is so much more to long Island than stupid haircuts, the Long Island accents and the love for Billy Joel. Long Island offers a wide variety of really cool locations, from the beaches and boardwalks, fabulous seafood restaurants and fun thrift shops, Long Island has something for everyone.
Here are some great things to do in Long Island:
1. Deep End of the Sandbox
If you love all things vintage and past-era finds, then this thrift mecca is the place for you. It offers everything a 1990’s nostalgic would want, from My Little Pony and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle figures to vintage video game systems and a wide variety of iconic T-shirts and vinyl. There is even an ample selection of mid-century furniture.
2. Long Beach
Long Beach is known by as the City by the Beach and is a lovely place to spend the day. Being as there are twelve dollars a day mandatory beach passes, it is guaranteed that it will never be overcrowded and there are vendors available to rent out just about any beach essentials you may require.
3. Bunger Surf Shop
There is a deep-seated wave-riding history in Long Island that not many outsiders know about. In 1962 the first Bunger Surf Shop was opened Nu Charlie Bunger Sr.; he is a local surf legend as well as the founder of the modern and fun Long Island Surfing Museum. If you are a beginner, you can get a crash course at the Bunger Surf in how not to wipe out; it is a two-day-long course that guarantees you loads of fun.
These are just a few of the many fun things you can do while on Long Island. There are also many iconic eateries that you can ask the locals as well as can browse this site or use Twitter. One thing is sure; you will never get bored while visiting Long Island.