If you're looking to become acquainted with all the amazing things Long Island has to offer, guided tours are the way to go. They're a great way to experience our local communities and meet new people, and they're also a fun weekend activity to do with friends and family.
There are so many fascinating ways to experience Long Island culture. You can tour some of our communities by land or sea! Here is a quick list of some Long Island summer tour recommendations from our real estate agents:
- Harbor Tours
Take a Harbor Tour Cruise around Oyster Bay Harbor onboard the historic CHRISTEEN, a 60-foot oyster sloop built in 1883. This two-hour tour is a blast and a great activity for a small group. You can sit back, relax, and enjoy beautiful seascapes while learning all about the harbor's history. The tours set sail Saturdays and Sundays at 2 pm. Tickets are $50 during peak months, and $40 during off-peak, and tours can be booked online.
- Long Island Wine Tours
See Long Island's beautiful countryside while sipping on your favorite blend of wine. Long Island Adventures operates a phenomenal "create your own" wine tour. You can create your own tour by choosing from over a dozen wineries in Long Island's North Fork region. Vans and buses are both available depending on the size of your party.
- Long Island Beer Tour
If you prefer beer, Long Island Adventures also offers a Long Island Beer Tour. Sample 15-20 different types of beer across three of Long Island's best breweries. Van, limo, or party bus transportation is provided. This is a great tour for a Bachelor Party or a weekend out on the town with friends.
- Horse Back Riding Tours
Explore Long Island's beautiful countryside on a horseback riding tour from Long Island Adventures. These tours are done at various locations across the Island, which you'll reach by limo or party bus (depending on group size). If you love horses and nature, this is the perfect tour for you.
- Bug Light Cruise & Tour
Learn all about the history of Long Island's amazing lighthouses and tour the inside of the Bug Light Lighthouse on this 2-hour tour. Hop on the tour boat at the East End Seaport Museum. Tours depart at 5 pm, and tickets are $59 for ages 13 and up and $25 for children ages 4 to 12. Coolers are permitted!
- The Great South Bay Cruise
Tour some of the Great South Bay's most beautiful and historical sites on a Great South Bay Cruise. This guided boat tour will take you along the shore of Fire Island's Sailor's Haven before docking at Davis Park, where you'll have the opportunity to dine at The Casino (at your own cost). On the way back, you'll enjoy beautiful moonlit views of the bay. Tickets are $40 per person, and tours depart around 5:45 pm. If you fall in love with Davis Park, you might be interested in checking out some of these nearby Suffolk County homes for sale.
Whether it's by boat, limo, or horseback, touring Long Island tours are one of the best summer weekend activities. Contact us today for more tips on how to see the very best of Long Island.