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Top 5 Insta-Worthy Spots in Long Island

Updated: Aug 11

These Insta-Worthy Spots in Long Island will make you feel like you're in another country!

Editor's Note: This post was originally published in June 2021 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

Oheka Castle mansion and green estate
Photo Courtesy of Oheka Castle

1. Vanderbilt Museum & Planetarium

180 Little Neck Rd, Centerport, map

This waterfront museum is home to one of the world’s most extensive and privately assembled collections of natural history, cultural artifacts, and fine art.

2. Old Westbury Gardens

71 Old Westbury Rd, Old Westbury, map

This early 20th century American country estate hosts in-depth garden tours, children’s programs and so much more. Whether you’re keen on history, horticulture or design, these manicured grounds are what dreams are made of.

3. Sands Point Preserve

127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point, map

Experience the restorative power of nature through guided nature walks, forest bathing, and more at this unique nature preserve.

4. Oheka Castle

135 West Gate Drive, Huntington, map

Most famously known for giving life to The Great Gatsby, this historic mansion and hotel offers estate and garden tours, and is a prominent wedding venue.

5. Fire Island Lighthouse

Field 5 Robert Moses State Park, Fire Island, map

From the 1980’s, Fire Island Lighthouse was the first sight of land upon arrival in America for many European immigrants. Experience the nautical heritage of Long Island maritime history.

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