Long Island Travel & Local Attractions News Coverage





If you're from out of town, or simply looking to learn more about the local attractions on Long Island, then you'll never want to miss out on any of our Travel & Local Attractions articles. Filled with guides and pointers for traveling on Long Island, this section has everything you'll want to know about where to go on Long Island.

A Trek Through NYZ Apocalypse: An Interactive Experience Unlike Any Haunted House

Offering thrills like no other haunt, there's little question why NYZ is open year-round.

Local Haunted Houses to Get Your Heart Racing

Give yourself some thrills and chills at a haunted house or spooky walk through the woods!

Schumer Urges FAA to Conduct Comprehensive Review of Emergency Medical Equipment Requirements on Passenger Flights

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today urged the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to conduct a comprehensive review of its emergency medical equipment requirements and mandate that all airlines carry appropriate pediatric medical supplies and medicines.

LongIsland.com’s 2015 October Family Fun Guide: Tricks and Treats at LI’s Festivals, Hikes, and Spooky Halloween Haunts

Make the most out of October by scheduling your month full of Fall Festivals and Halloween fun!

New York State Agencies Urge Motorists to Use Caution During Wildlife Breeding Season

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today urged motorists to be alert for moose, deer, and other wildlife on the roads.

Bellone, Carpenter Announce Partnership to Bring Additional Routes to Long Island MacArthur Airport

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone and Islip Town Supervisor Angie Carpenter announced a partnership between Suffolk County and the Town of Islip to bring additional routes to Long Island MacArthur Airport.

Buses Replace Trains between Port Washington & Great Neck on Sat. Sept. 26 & Sun. Sept 27 for Colonial Road Bridge Construction

Bus service will replace trains between Port Washington and Great Neck this coming weekend from 12:04 a.m. Saturday, September 26 until 3:15 a.m. on Monday, September 28 as work resumes on the construction of the new Colonial ...

LongIsland.com's 2015 Halloween Guide: Spooktacular Fun with Haunted Houses, Trick-or-Treating & More!

Get ready for a ton of Halloween entertainment fun on Long Island this season! We have you covered on all angles for those into big scares to kid-friendly Halloween adventures.

September 2015's Super Spectacular Blood Moon: Don't Miss This Fall's Amazing Astrological Event

On September 27, 2015 there will be a total eclipse of the Blood Moon and will be the closet supermoon we will see this year.

Governor Cuomo Urges New Yorkers to Participate in "National Seat Check Saturday"

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today urged New Yorkers to participate in National Seat Check Saturday on September 19, a day dedicated to the safety and well-being of children in which free child seat inspections are conducted statewide ...

Leave the Car in the Driveway and Go Green for Car Free Day

Make traffic history by going car free or car-lite on Tuesday, September 22.

Schumer, Gillibrant, Zeldin Announce Over $2.4 Million in Federal Funding For Suffolk County's Francis Gabreski Airport

U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand and U.S. Congressman Lee Zeldin today announced $2,486,087 in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) funding for Francis S. Gabreski Airport.

LIRR Train Derailment Still Causing Chaotic Mess For LI Commuters

MTA workers are re-railing the derailed freight cars and repairing and rebuilding sections of hundreds of feet of track after Monday's derailment between Hicksville and Westbury.

LIRR Advises Customers to Anticipate Delays and Cancelations During Evening Rush Hour and Into the Overnight Hours

Because of a freight train that derailed west of Hicksville Station this afternoon, the Long Island Rail Road is advising customers to anticipate delays and cancelations during today’s P.M. rush hour.

2015's Unforgettable Fall Festivals and Craft Fairs

This fall, see anything from 18th and 19th century traditions to thousands of jack o' lanterns all lit for an unbelievable spectacle!

NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch for LI as Torrential Downpours Delay Trains & Traffic

The NWS has issued a Flash Flood Watch, which will stay in effect for both Nassau & Suffolk Counties until Friday, September 11th at 6 AM. Locals and commuters should be advised alert is also be in ...

Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly 10-Percent Increase in Summer State Park and Campground Attendance

Governor Cuomo announced New York state parks, historic sites and campgrounds hosted another successful season, with nearly 38.6 million estimated visits from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day 2015.

MTA Is Your Best Bet to Reach the Fall Races at Belmont Park

With American Pharoah’s historic Triple Crown victory a recent memory, this is a great time to catch the train or the bus to Belmont Park for this fall’s horse racing season.

LIRR Special to Inaugural Suffolk County Marathon Departs Penn Station 5:30 a.m. Sunday, September 13

MTA Long Island Rail Road has scheduled a special, early morning train for competitors and fans heading east for the inaugural Suffolk County Marathon and Half-Marathon on Sunday, September 13, an event that will benefit Suffolk County ...

2015 Memorial Ceremonies to Honor Those Lost on September 11th

Take a moment out of your day to remember those lost on 9/11 and honor those who saved countless lives that day.
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