3 days in Long Island Itinerary

3 days in Long Island Itinerary

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3 days in Long Island Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  1 h
1
Garden City
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Riverhead
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Montauk
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
End: New York City

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day
Garden City

Garden City ©
Garden City is an incorporated village in the town of Hempstead, in central Nassau County, New York, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Cradle of Aviation Museum, then contemplate the long history of Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, and then browse the different shops at Roosevelt Field.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Garden City trip itinerary website .

New York City to Garden City is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In February, daytime highs in Garden City are 42°F, while nighttime lows are 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Riverhead.

Things to do in Garden City

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
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Cradle of Aviation Museum ©
Cradle of Aviation Museum
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site ©
Roosevelt Field ©
Roosevelt Field

1
night
Riverhead

Riverhead ©
Riverhead is a town within Suffolk County, New York, on the north shore of Long Island. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Long Island Aquarium, make a splash at Splish Splash, then view the masterpieces at Alex Ferrone Gallery, and finally do a tasting at Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Riverhead trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Garden City to Riverhead in 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Garden City in February since evenings lows in Riverhead dip to 21°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Montauk.

Things to do in Riverhead

Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Alex Ferrone Gallery, Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard, Splish Splash
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Long Island Aquarium ©
Long Island Aquarium
Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard ©
Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard
Alex Ferrone Gallery ©
Alex Ferrone Gallery

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night
Montauk

Montauk ©
Montauk is a census-designated place (CDP) that includes the hamlet with the same name located in the town of East Hampton in Suffolk County, New York, on the eastern end of the South Shore of Long Island. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): make a trip to Montauk Point Lighthouse and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Montauk trip planner.

Getting from Riverhead to Montauk by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Riverhead in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Montauk, with lows around 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Montauk

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Montauk Point Lighthouse ©
Montauk Point Lighthouse
Fishing Charters & Tours

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