These days, you can take a zip line ride, have an al fresco cocktail or play a round of shuffleboard under the lights.
10 best LI beaches for families
Here are 10 Long Island beaches that meet the non-negotiables and throw in some perks as well.
Long Beach: Weekend hot spots to check out
West Beech Street hops with Saturday night pub crawlers and Sunday "fun day" revelers.
LI beaches to visit this summer
Whether you want to swim, sunbathe or play along miles of white sand, you can dive right in at one of these Long Island beaches.
LI beach ranked among top in U.S.
Coopers Beach in Southampton Village is again on the list of the Top 10 beaches in the country by coastal expert Stephen P. Leatherman, a professor at FIU known as "Dr. Beach."
Rent a beach camper on LI this summer
"You roll up to the beach" and check into campers with many comforts of home delivered to Suffolk.
LI beaches that offer more than sand and sea
Most Long Island beaches are as similar as grains of sand, but a few stand above the rest.
How to make the most of summer on Fire Island
Here is a guide to vacationing in 7 of the island's most popular communities.
28 fun ways to enjoy the water on LI this summer
Here are the best ways to explore Long Island's shores this summer.
Where to go surfing, windsurfing out east
Montauk has Ditch Plains, where a jetty creates longboard waves.
Where to rent a boat, Jet Ski more on LI
Take advantage of Long Island's inviting waters by renting from a pro.