Only a 50-minute train ride from Manhattan, Long Beach has long been an oasis for city dwellers who want a quick way to ... More
Only a 50-minute train ride from Manhattan, Long Beach has long been an oasis for city dwellers who want a quick way to escape and relax on the shore. Boasting a clean, sandy beach with lifeguards, the town also has a two-mile long boardwalk running right along the water, as well as a nice selection of shops and restaurants within walking distance of the sand. The Long Island Railroad is within walking distance of the ocean.
Close to NYC (nearby JFK airport), the beach is very LONG, and the sand is soft and clean. The ocean current is reasonable, and body surfing is always an option. A boardwalk is there to ride bikes, stroll, or whatever. The town itself is sizable, active and full of good dining and drinking options. A great local beach for those who want more than "attitude" (e.g., Hamptons) from a beach destination.
Offering boutique accommodations in the heart of Long Island, the Verve Hotel, an Ascend Collection hotel, is within walking distance
to Silvercup Studios film and television production facility. Local points of interest like the LaGuardia Airport, downtown Manhattan, Long ...
Discover Long Island life as it was in the mid 19th century at this living history museum that is situated
on 100 beautiful acres and includes antique filled homes and shops, gardens, farms, and fields.