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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Outlet Mall
“If you like outlet shopping, Tanger Outlets in Deer Park is a short 15-20 minute drive. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Park
“Great public beach - Get there early, lot fills up quickly on weekends. Have live music sometimes.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Park
“Its more quiet and less of a crowded beach. Typically a short walking distance from the car to the water”
  • 13 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“A beach wander away -- and a quick water taxi home. Enjoy a few hours of wandering following the trail guide.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Lots of A-one performers like Patti Lupone do one-night shows here. Kids' performances as well. Worth checking out, plus Patchogue is filled with little pubs and restaurants to make a romantic evening out.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Lovely food and welcoming atmosphere. Great drinks. Live music occasionally! ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“has its own full plays performances and also uses Patchogue Theater for some shows.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Snack Place
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“Enjoy bands ,food and drinks on the beach (may 27th-September )Nightly bands no fee”
  • 15 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“There is nothing like Fire Island! It's a bunch of small communities on the beach, no cars allowed, and a casual and relaxed lifestyle. Take a ferry over or Uber/park your car at Robert Moses State Park field 5 and walk there. DON'T SKIP FIRE ISLAND!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Park
“Outstanding state land with mansion (with café) and hiking trails through a maze of trees gathered from around the world by Mr. Bayard.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“A huge beach and ocean to boot! Maybe you'll spot some sharks with frickin laser beams attached to their heads!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“Nice restaurant and bar in the former Bellport Hotel....this place is very popular.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Premise
“The Fire Island Lighthouse is open year-round and is worth a visit in every season. While currently under repair (June 2019), the walk up the 182 steps to the top are worth it. If you can't get up there, explore the grounds and museum.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
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  • 4 locals recommend
Cemetery
“Local history ,the home of William Floyd a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence in mastic beach ny free tours (may-September)”
  • 8 locals recommend
Park
“Ocean Beach you can get to by car. Beach hut has live music on the weekends. ”
  • 6 locals recommend