Summer Escapes

Heading out on paddle boards at Empire Kayaks

(Credit: Linda Rosier)

Long Island is home to several towns that are fantastic for a "stay-cation". Whether you feel like taking a day trip, or are looking for a weekend getaway, you'll be surprised to find that there are fun summer spots just outside of your neighborhood.

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