6 days in Long Island Itinerary

6 days in Long Island Itinerary

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6 days in Long Island Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Riverhead
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Montauk
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Long Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Riverhead

Riverhead ©
Riverhead is a town within Suffolk County, New York, on the north shore of Long Island. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlets, meet the residents at Long Island Aquarium, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Crooked Ladder Brewery. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Goodale Farms, then do a tasting at Paumanok Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Martha Clara Vineyards, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Safari Adventure.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Riverhead vacation planner .

Newark to Riverhead is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In July, Riverhead is little chillier than Newark - with highs of 82°F and lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Montauk.

Things to do in Riverhead

Shopping Wineries Zoos & Aquariums
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Martha Clara Vineyards ©
Martha Clara Vineyards
Long Island Aquarium ©
Long Island Aquarium
Safari Adventure ©
Safari Adventure

1
night
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. On the 11th (Thu), take a memorable tour with Tours, make a trip to Gosman's Restaurant, and then steep yourself in history at Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Montauk sightseeing tool .

Getting from Riverhead to Montauk by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Long Beach.

Things to do in Montauk

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Gosman's Restaurant ©
Gosman's Restaurant

1
night
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Nassau County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Jones Beach State Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Gateway National Recreation. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Keansburg Amusement Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Long Beach trip planner .

You can drive from Montauk to Long Beach in 2.5 hours. In July in Long Beach, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Keansburg Amusement Park, Gateway National Recreation, Jones Beach State Park
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Gateway National Recreation ©
Gateway National Recreation
Jones Beach State Park ©
Jones Beach State Park
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

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