6 days in Long Island Itinerary

6 days in Long Island Itinerary

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6 days in Long Island Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Garden City
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Montauk
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Riverhead
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Charlotte

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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. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): examine the collection at Cradle of Aviation Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Great Neck Steppingstone Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Garden City trip itinerary maker website .

Charlotte to Garden City is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Charlotte in August, plan for little chillier days in Garden City, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Montauk.

Things to do in Garden City

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Great Neck Steppingstone Park
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Cradle of Aviation Museum ©
Cradle of Aviation Museum
Great Neck Steppingstone Park ©
Great Neck Steppingstone Park

2
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): cast your line with a fishing tour, then don't miss a visit to Montauk Point Lighthouse, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Montauk Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Hither Hills State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Montauk Point State Park, and then don't miss a visit to Gosman's Restaurant.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Montauk trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Garden City to Montauk takes 2.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Montauk can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Riverhead.

Things to do in Montauk

Nature Parks Tours
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Montauk Point State Park ©
Montauk Point State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Hither Hills State Park ©
Hither Hills State Park

3
nights
Riverhead

Riverhead ©
Riverhead is a town within Suffolk County, New York, on the north shore of Long Island. Riverhead is known for zoos & aquariums, wineries, shopping, fun & games, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Long Island Aquarium, experience rural life at The East End Mushroom Company, kick back and relax at Cupsogue Beach County Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cooper's Beach.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Riverhead online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Montauk to Riverhead takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Montauk in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Riverhead, with lows of 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Riverhead

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cooper's Beach, Splish Splash, Room Escape Games, Cupsogue Beach County Park, Robert Moses State Park
Highlights from your plan
Long Island Aquarium ©
Long Island Aquarium
Splish Splash ©
Splish Splash
Ponquogue Beach ©
Ponquogue Beach

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