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LongIsland.com Launches Kids Fun Guide to Help Parents across the Island Plan a Summer Full of Family Fun

LongIsland.com's new Kids Fun Guide rounds up all of the best things to do and entertainment for kids & families, making it simple for local parents to plan days filled with fun year round.

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Commack, NY - May 28th, 2014 - With summer less than a month away, parents across Long Island have been intensifying their search for all things fun as the temperatures begin to warm up, and in preparation for having kids home for summer break. In response to this demand, LongIsland.com launched a brand new Kids Fun Section, which includes a variety of great entertainment options - from the best places to go, to the hottest upcoming events, enrichment programs, and more, the new Kids Fun Guide is packed with all of the resources local families are looking for when it comes to planning a day of fun.

In addition to highlighting local attractions and entertainment, the Guide also includes some of our latest seasonal feature stories which focus on wholesome family fun. From the scoop on upcoming parades, to family-friendly Festivals, Fairs & Carnivals, and everything in between - the Kids Guide is truly a one stop shop for Long Island parents. It even includes a Kids Party Planning Section, as well as helpful resources for parents. Each section is packed with listings that parents can comment on and review, making it easier to narrow down choices and options when it comes to entertainment, enrichment programs, and things to do. Best of all, the Kids Fun Guide, like all of the great info LongIsland.com, is free to view, use, and print for all locals and tourists.

Since its initial launch in 1996, LongIsland.com has been a go-to resource for locals looking to find out more about all that is happening on Long Island, and the site’s regular updates and expansions to content help it continue to thrive. As the site continues to grow in popularity, so it does in information, with new resources, guides, listings, and news being added and updated daily – providing Long Island with comprehensive and accurate detail, no matter what is being searched for. In addition to updates the new Kids Fun Guide, LongIsland.com provides information on the best upcoming events, dining, shopping, and nightlife for LI, as well as the latest local news, insights, and press releases.

LongIsland.com's Kids Fun Guide is just one of the great resources available on the site for locals looking to plan a day of fun, and like so many of the other entertainment guides available on the site, it is sure to be a hit with parents.