8 days in Long Island Itinerary

8 days in Long Island Itinerary

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8 days in Long Island Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Garden City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Riverhead
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Montauk
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem

2
nights
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. On the 24th (Tue), admire the majestic nature at Jones Beach State Park, examine the collection at The Whaling Museum & Education Center, then take in nature's colorful creations at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Great Neck Steppingstone Park. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Fire Island Lighthouse, see the interesting displays at Cradle of Aviation Museum, then contemplate the long history of Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Kerber's farm.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Garden City tour itinerary maker site .

Jerusalem, Israel to Garden City is an approximately 15-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jerusalem in September: high temperatures in Garden City hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Riverhead.

Things to do in Garden City

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Huntington, Oyster Bay, Jones Beach State Park, Fire Island Lighthouse, Great Neck Steppingstone Park
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Jones Beach State Park ©
Jones Beach State Park
Cradle of Aviation Museum ©
Cradle of Aviation Museum
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site ©

2
nights
Riverhead

Riverhead ©
Riverhead is a town within Suffolk County, New York, on the north shore of Long Island. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Long Island Aquarium, then kick back and relax at Cooper's Beach, and finally relax in the rural setting at The East End Mushroom Company. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard, then do a tasting at Martha Clara Vineyards, and then cool off at Splish Splash.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Riverhead trip planner .

You can drive from Garden City to Riverhead in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Garden City in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Riverhead, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Montauk.

Things to do in Riverhead

Parks Theme Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard, Splish Splash, The East End Mushroom Company, Room Escape Games, Cooper's Beach
Highlights from your plan
Long Island Aquarium ©
Long Island Aquarium
Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard ©
Sannino Bella Vita Vineyard
Splish Splash ©
Splish Splash

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. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Hither Hills State Park, steep yourself in history at Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center, and then cast your line with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Montauk Point State Park, make a trip to Montauk Point Lighthouse, then don't miss a visit to Gosman's Restaurant, and finally make a trip to St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Montauk route maker tool .

You can drive from Riverhead to Montauk in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Riverhead in September, Montauk is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Montauk

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Pollock-Krasner House and Study Center
Highlights from your plan
Montauk Point Lighthouse ©
Montauk Point Lighthouse
Fishing Charters & Tours
Gosman's Restaurant ©
Gosman's Restaurant

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