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101 Places to Take Your Family This Summer


300 Long Island
895 Walt Whitman Road
Melville
631-271-1180
www.300longisland.com

A Taste of Home
1992 N. Jerusalem Road
N. Bellmore
516-486-1670
www.atasteofhomebakery.com

What is summer without sweets? This year alone, A Taste of Home Bakery won five Best of Long Island categories, as voted by Long Island Press readers, and those honors are well deserved. A Taste of Home offers scrumptious baked goods and much more!


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Adventureland
2245 Broadhollow Road (Route 110)
Farmingdale, NY
11735
631-694-6868
www.adventureland.us

Long Island’s classic amusement park is just as great as it has ever been! And this summer it is even better! Check out the new Ghost House, the completely revamped indoor arcade, the Sky Trail, Adventure Falls, and the Hurricane Roller Coaster. And of course all the rides Long Islanders have come to know and love are still open for business at this wonderful place that offers fun for all ages!

Atlantis Marine World
431 East Main Street
Riverhead
631-208-9200
www.atlantismarineworld.com

Batter Up
130 Hicksville Road
Bethpage
516-731-2020
www.batterupli.com

Bayville Adventure Park
8 Bayville Avenue
Bayville
516-624-7433
www.bayvilleadventurepark.com

Belmont Park
2150 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont
516-488-6000
www.nyra.com

Benners Farm
56 Gnarled Hollow Road
E. Setauket
631-689-8172
www.bennersfarm.com

Big Apple Circus
Eisenhower Park
East Meadow
212-874-8990
www.bigapplecircus.org

Bello is back under the Big Apple Circus Big Top performing breathtaking feats of humor in the theatrical focus of one ring with no seat more than 50 feet away! Show Dates: June 11–July 4

Bobb Howard’s
581 Lakevill Rd.
New Hyde Park
516-354-9564
www.bobbhowardsgeneralstore.com
Welcome to Bobb Howard’s General Store! We are a nostalgic candy and toy store filled with memories, giggles, and fun “stuff” from your childhood. Stop in to say ‘hello’….We’d love to meet you!

Bollinger’s
282 Main Street
Farmingdale
516-501-4990
www.bollingers.com

Boomers
655 Long Island Avenue
Medford
631-475-1771
www.boomersparks.com

BounceU.
101 Carolyn Boulevard
Farmingdale
631-777-5867
www.bounceu.com

What do you get when you mix awesome, giant inflatable structures, a clean, climate-controlled environment, incredible customer service and non-stop excitement in a private party atmosphere? BounceU! Book your party today!

Bouncers and Slydos
1835 New Highway
Farmingdale
631-752-2324
www.bouncersandslydos.com

Build a Bear
Multiple Locations – 630 Old Country Road
Garden City
516-248-0027
www.buildabear.com

C&B Archery
11 Commercial Street
Hickville
516-933-2697
www.cbarchery.net/

Carvel
Multiple locations
www.carvel.com
That’s right it’s summer, and there is nothing better in the summer than ice cream. Carvel is the classic Long Island ice cream spot, featuring everyone’s favorite soft-serve ice cream, Flying Saucers, Fudgie the Whale and soooo much more! Carvel has been making ice cream fresh daily for over 75 years and is home of the original all ice cream cake. Mmmmm!

Captain Lou’s Fleet
28A Woodcleft Avenue
Freeport
516-623-5823
www.captloufleet.com

Captree Fishing
3500 E. Ocean Parkway
Babylon
631-669-6464
www.captreefleet.com

Center for Science Teaching and Learning
1 Tanglewood Road
Rockville Center
516-764-0045
www.cstl.org/

Cheeburger Cheeburger
Multiple Locations – 12 Manetto Hill Mall
Plainview
516-939-2237
www.cheeburger.com

Chuck E. Cheese
Multiple Locations – 11 Hanover Place
Hicksville
516-433-3343
www.chuckecheese.com

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
1660 Route 25A
Cold Spring Harbor
516-692-6768
www.cshfha.org/

Country Fair Park
3351 Route 112
Medford
631-732-0579
www.countryfairpark.com

Country Fair Park is an exciting and picturesque destination for everyone: Dates, families, groups and companies. Whether you are planning a day out or a birthday party for your child, a corporate picnic for 3000, Country Fair has all you need to create a memorable event.

Cousin’s Paintball
David Overton Road
Coram
631-698-6230
www.cousinspaintball.com

Dave & Buster’s
261 Airport Plaza Boulevard
Farmingdale
631-249-0708
1856 Veterans Memorial Highway
631-582-6615
1504 Old Country Road
Westbury
516-542-8501
www.daveandbusters.com

With up to 60,000 square feet of cool, dry, indoor fun, we’re the perfect place for your summer event. We do kids parties, corporate events, teambuilding, graduations, bar and bar mitzvahs, post proms, adult birthdays and a whole lot more. With 100’s of games, bowling lanes and our billiard areas our fun, save the day solutions can be arranged with just a day’s notice. We have have extensive buffet menus and excitement galore in our million dollar midway! Book your event today at one of our 3 locations

Deep Hollow Ranch
8 Old Montauk Highway
Montauk
631-668-2744
www.deephollowranch.com

Denny’s Restaurant
255 Middle Country Road
Centereach
631-580-3838
www.dennys.com

Fad
415 New York Avenue
Huntington
631-385-2460

FAO Schwartz
Roosevelt Field Mall
Garden City
516-739-1155
www.fao.com

Five Towns Mini Golf & Batting Range
570 Rockaway Turnpike
Lawrence
516-239-1743
www.5townsminigolfbatting.com

Fun 4 All
200 Wilson Street #A2
Port Jefferson Station
631-331-9000
www.fun4all-ny.org

Fun Station USA
40 Rocklyn Avenue
Lynbrook
516-599-7757
www.funstationfun.com

Funzone Amusements
229 Route one-ten
Farmingdale
631-847-0100
www.funzoneamusements.com

Great South Bay Music Festival
Shorefront Park
Patchogue
631-331-0808
www.greatsouthbaymusicfestival.com

Why trek thousands of miles across the country for a summer music festival when there’s one in our backyard? The Great South Bay Music Festival has three stages and 40 acts spanning genres like rock, blues and folk, with a kids zone and pet pavilion.

Heartland Golf Park
1200 Long Island Avenue
Edgewood
631-667-7400
www.heartlandgolfpark.com

Hecksher Park Summer Stage
100 Main St.
Huntington
631-351-3000

http://town.huntington.ny.us

Hicksville Gregory Museum
1 Heitz Place
Hickville
516-822-7505

Hilderbrandt’s
84 Hillside Avenue
Williston Park
516-741-0608
www.hildebrandts-wp.com/

Hotskates
14 Merrick Road
Lynbrook
516-593-1300
www.hotskates.com

Iceland
3345 Hillside Avenue
New Hyde Park
516-746-1100
www.icelandli.com

Iceworks
175 Underhill Boulevard
Syosset
516-496-2277
www.iceworksli.com

Island Garden Basketball Arena
45 Cherry Valley Avenue
West Hempstead
516-292-4956
www.islandgarden.com

Island Garden is Long Island’s premier basketball facility, with 53,000 square feet designed to host three basketball games at once.  It hosts more than 120 basketball games weekly and provides the most modern, high quality facility for players of all ages.

Imax Dome Cradle of Aviation Museum
1 Davis Avenue
Garden City
516-572-4111
www.rosew.imaxtheater.com

Island Rock Climbing Gym
60 Skyline Drive
Plainview
516-822-7625
www.islandrock.net

J. King’s Farmer’s Market
700 Furrows Road
Holtsville
631-289-8401
www.jkings.com/market

Bring the farm to your fork. There’s a taste locally grown food has that no mass-produced food can ever imitate. J. King’s offers a wide gathering of fresh foods that will satisfy your stomach and body.

Johnny Rocket’s
Multiple Locations – 213 Broadway Mall
Hicksville
516-433-8262
www.johnnyrockets.com

Jungle Bob’s Reptile World
2503 Middle Country Road
Centereach
631-737-6474
www.junglebobsreptileworld.com

Karts Indoor Raceway
701 Union Parkway
Ronkonkoma
631-737-5278
www.karts1.com

Karts Indoor Raceway is the place to race this summer. Long Island’s 1st Indoor Go- Kart Facility boasts state of the art tracks, carts, a snack bar and a game room. Great for Birthday Parties.

Krisch’s Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor
11 Central Ave.
Massapequa
516-797-3149
www.krischs.com

Laser Kingdom
Multiple Locations – 544 Middle Country Road
Coram
631-698-0414
www.laserkingdoms.com

Lazerland LI
54A Vanderbilt Motor Parkway
Commack
631-543-8300
www.lazerlandofli.com

Lego Store
630 Old Country Road
Garden City
516-746-3625

Long Island Children’s Museum
11 Davis Avenue
Garden City
516-224-5800
www.licm.org

Long Island Ducks
3 Courthouse Drive
Central Islip
631-940-3825
www.liducks.com

Long Island Game Farm
638 Chapman Boulevard
Manorville
631-878-6644
www.longislandgamefarm.com

Long Island Maritime Museum
86 West Avenue
West Sayville
631-447-8679
www.limaritime.org

Long Island Raceway & Hobby
909 Conklin Street
Farmingdale
631-845-7223
www.raceway.com

Long Island Roughriders
Corporate Office – 1425 Old Country Road Building A
Plainview
516-622-3900
www.liroughriders.com

Long Island Sports Complex
103 Mill Road
Freeport
516-546-0900
www.longislandsportscomplex.com

Martha Jefferson Bay Cruises
107 Main Street
Port Jefferson Station
631-331-3333

Matt Guiliano’s Play Like a Pro
1745 Express Drive North
Hauppauge
631-342-9033

Maureen’s Kitchen
108 terry rd
Smithtown
631-360-9227

Nassau Coliseum
1255 Hempstead Turnpike
Uniondale
516-794-9303

Nassau County Museum of Art / Mini Art Museum
1 Museum Drive
Roslyn Harbor
516-484-9337

Nathan’s
Multiple Locations – 1530 Old County Road
Westbury
516-832-8900
www.nathansfamous.com

North / South Levittown Lanes
100 School House Road
Levittown
516-735-3900
56 Tanners Lane
Levittown
516-731-5700
www.levittownbowling.com

Introducing the Family Fun Pack: 1 Hour of Bowling, 1 Large Pizza, 1 Pitcher of Soda, and up to 4 Shoe Rentals for $35! (before 4 p.m., $45 after)

NY Party Zone
1270 Broad Hollow Road
Farmingdale
516-694-0079
www.nypartyzone.com

Old Bethpage Restoration Village
1303 Roundswamp Road
Old Bethpage
516-572-8401
www.restorationfarm.com

Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Road
Old Westbury
516-333-0048
www.oldwestburygardens.org

Paintball Arena
400 Patton Avenue
W. Babylon
631-694-2707
www.islandpaintball.net

Patchogue Theater
71 E. Main Street
Patchogue
631-207-1300
www.patchoguetheatre.com

Pump it Up
Multiple Locations – 135 Dupont Street
Plainview
516-575-2300
www.pumpitupparty.com

Q-zar
151 Voice Road
Carle Place
516-877-7200
www.qzarny.com

Raynan Hall Museum
20 West Main Street
Oyster Bay
516-922-6808
www.raynhamhallmuseum.org

Selden Batting and Grand Prix
1117 Jericho Tpke.
Selden
631-732-9144

Shiro of Japan
401 Old Country Road
Carle Place
516-997-4770

SkyDrive Golf Center
1024 Broadhollow Road
Farmingdale
631-694-4666
wwwskydive.com

Splish Splash
2549 Middle County Road
Riverhead
631-727-3600
www.splishsplashlongisland.com

Sports Plex
1329 Newbridge Road
N. Bellmore
516-785-8855
www.sportsplexonline.com

Strike Long Island
1350 Union Turnpike
New Hyde Park
516-354-1222
www.bowlmor.com
Strike Long Island isn’t just a bowling alley, it’s a 21st century, state-of-the-art entertainment mecca, complete with glow-in-the-dark lanes, food and drink service and music.

Studio Theatre
141 S. Wellwood Avenue
Lindenhurst
631-226-8400
www.studiotheater.ny.com

Tanger Outlets at The Arches
152 The Arches Circle
Deer Park
631-242-0239
www.tangeroutlet.com/deerpark

Theater at Westbury
960 Brush Hollow Road
Westbury
516-334-0800
www.livenation.com

The Animal Farm Petting Zoo
296 Wading River Road, Manorville.
631-878-1785
www.afpz.org

The Fire Island Ferry
99 Maple Avenue
Bayshore
631-665-8885
www.fireislandwatertaxi.com

The Long Island Science Center
11 West Main Street
Riverhead
631-208-8000

The Rinx
660 Terry Road
Hauppauge
631-232-3222
www.therinx.com

The Shack
1 Stony Hollow Road
Centerport
631-754-8989
www.clamsandchaos.com

Tiki Action Park
1878 Middle Country Road
Centereach
631-471-1267
www.tikiactionpark.com

Where can you get the fun of mini golf and the adventure of canyons, waterfalls and caves? Nowhere else but Tiki Action Park. Don’t take our word for it: The Park was voted the best mini golf course on LI in this year’s Best of L.I. competition—by you!

Trainland
293 Sunrise Highway
Lynbrook
516-599-7080
www.trainworld.com

Ultimate Gaga
293 Sunrise Highway
Livingbrook
516-921-4242

United Skates of America
1276 Hicksville Road
Seaford
516-795-5474

Vanderbilt Planeterium
180 Little Neck Road
Centerport
516-854-5555
www.vanderbiltmuseum.org

Vincent’s Clam Bar
179 Old Country Road
Carle Place
516-742-4577
www.vincentclamworld.com

Whaling Museum
Main Street route 25A
Cold Spring Harbor
631-367-3418
www.cshwhalingmuseum.org

White Post Farms
250 Old County Road
Melville
631-351-9373
www.whitepostfarms.com

Wickam’s Fruit Farm
28700 Main Road
Cutchogue
631-734-6441
www.wickhamsfruitfarm.com

Willis Hobbies
300 Willis Avenue
Mineola
516-746-3944
www.willishobbies.com

Wood Kingdom
111 Milbar Blvd.
Farmingdale
631-845-3804
3060 Route 112
Medford
631-451-2200
544 Middle Country Rd
Coram
631-698-0212

Offering top quality swing-sets, birthday parties, sheds, gazebos many other great quality indoor and outdoor fun products from the industry’s best manufacturers, Wood Kingdom is Long Island’s family center.

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