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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.

Cruising into Autumn: September Classic Car Shows

Meet up with like-minded car enthusiasts across Long Island at these events for vehicles ranging from muscle cars to big rigs!

Atlantic City to Close Two Casinos in Three Days

5,000 people will lose their jobs as the casinos shut down.

Late Summer and Fall Farmers’ Markets on Long Island

There may only be a few weeks left in summer, but plenty of local farmers’ markets will still be open for months to come.

Governor Cuomo Directs State Agencies to Suspend Any Road Construction Work That Would Cause Traffic Delays Over Holiday Weekend

As part of “Drivers First” initiative put in place by the Governor, the MTA, State DOT, Thruway Authority, and Bridge Authority will Suspend Lane-Closing and other non-emergency construction work Friday-Tuesday

Reminder: MTA Provides Service Details for Labor Day Weekend

Extra Getaway Services on Friday, August 29, Will Start the Weekend

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Concerts, Festivals & Labor Day Weekend Events

Get ready for a holiday weekend packed with fun entertainment on Long Island! There's music concerts, tribute concerts, a lighthouse event, festivals, a horse show, and much more!

Update: American Airlines Tickets Return to Orbitz and Other Travel Sites

A deal has been reached to resume the sale of American Airline tickets on Orbitz websites.

Governor Cuomo Hosts Long Island Wine and Craft Beverage Tour and Congratulates Winery of the Year at Harvest Fest

Tour promotes beverage industry and tourism in New York with a first-hand look at how New York beers, spirits and wines are produced.

Unique Spots to Throw Your Kid's Next Birthday Bash

Don't know where to throw your kid's next birthday party? Looking for something different? Check out these exciting venues to hold your child's next party.

Majority of Americans Traveling this Labor Day Before Summer Comes to an End

Labor Day holiday travel is expected to reach a historic high since 2008, according to AAA. Cost of gas, car rental, airfare and hotel...

From Planes to Flight: August 19th is National Aviation Day!

August 19th is National Aviation Day! Check out the various ways to celebrate the science of aeronautics.

Long Island’s Best Family Photo Ops for Shutterbugs of All Ability Levels

As summer winds down, capture the joy and fun of the past couple of months in a bright and cheerful family photo.

Take the LIRR to U.S. Open Tennis at Flushing Meadows Park

Extra Train Service Via Port Wash Branch to Mets-Willets Point Station Starts August 19th.

Im-press Yourself with a Panini: August is National Panini Month!

There is nothing more enjoyable than a sandwich, but a panini takes an sandwich one step beyond. Check out the great panini places on Long Island this August, National Panini Month.

August is National Romance Awareness Month: Show Someone Special How You Feel

February 14th is not the only day you should show your love for someone. August is Romance Awareness Month and isn't a month of showing your love better than just one day?

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Oldies Spectacular Show, Tribute Concerts & Festivals

Find plenty of music entertainment on Long Island this Friday and the weekend! There are also activities to enjoy like paddle boating and potato contests!

Mount Sinai Patient with Symptoms of Ebola Virus Tests Negative

Test results for the patient who's been isolation since Monday at Mount Sinai for symptoms of Ebola are out. The patient recently returned from travel to West Africa.

Packing for College: Getting Ready to Move to Campus

It is time for back to school for college students. With classes starting very soon at universities, first-timers and experienced college students will be heading to campus. Check out our list of great tips to help pack ...

Summer Just Got Better with Ice Cream that Changes Color with Every Lick

Ice cream just got better! A Spanish scientist has created ice cream that can change color just by licking it.
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