You can practice your spins, jumps and crossovers on local ice — or just attempt to stay upright — at indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks around Long Island.
Where to go snow shoeing on LI
When snow fell in December, Jay Caruso put on snowshoes for the first time and headed to Hempstead Lake State ...
Where to go cross-country skiing on LI
Cross-country skiers don’t have to go across the country for a trek over the snow. Here’s a list of wilderness trails — all weather permitting — close to home.
Where to cut your own Christmas tree on LI
Visit one of these Long Island Christmas tree farms where you can cut down your own evergreen with the family.
Scenic spots for fall bike rides on LI
Hit the paved paths at these scenic spots.
Planetariums, observatories more on LI
On a clear night, you can observe the stars, planets and the Milky Way.
Set sail for a day of seal and whale watching
Sea seals and watch whales on guided walks and boat rides.
Great spots to see fall foliage on LI
Catch the colors changing at these parks open to the public.
Virtual turkey trots on Long Island this fall
The actual in-person Thanksgiving Turkey Trots may have been canceled but virtual Turkey Trots are taking place across Long Island.
Pick pumpkins at these LI patches and farms
Fall is ripe for picking pumpkins, taking a hayride or weaving your way through a maze at these farms.
Where to go apple picking on LI this fall
From Honeycrisp to Golden Delicious, there are all kinds of apples waiting to be picked at Long Island orchards this fall.