The Ultimate Guide for Fun Family Activities on LI this Summer

Written by erin__l  |  28. June 2019

Zip Lining

Photo by @qstorm77

Try something new and go zip lining at The Adventure Park at Long Island in Wheatley Heights to feel a rush of endorphins, leaving you wanting more at the end of the ride.


Go-Kart Racing

Race your family members on go karts to determine who is the fastest in the house.

  • Country Fair Entertainment Park - Medford

  • Tiki Action Park - Centereach

  • RPM Raceway - Farmingdale

  • Moto 1 Long Island - Calverton

  • Karts Indoor Family Fun Center - Ronkonkoma

  • Boomer’s Family Fun Center - Medford

  • Mini golf, rock wall, arcade, bumper boats


The Beach

The beach is the perfect place to go on a hot summer day to cool down and get a nice tan while your kids can build sandcastles or boogie board in the water!

  • Ocean Beach Park - Long Beach

  • Tobay Beach - Massapequa

  • Jones Beach - Wantagh

  • Corey Beach - Blue Point

  • Easthampton Main Beach - Easthampton

  • Ponquogue Beach - Hampton Bays

  • Cupsogue Beach County Park - Westhampton Beach



The arcade is the perfect place for your kids to have fun playing games annd collecting tickets. The best part is always cashing out tickets for a prize at the end!

  • Round 1 - Hicksville

  • Q-Zar - Carle Place

  • Dave and Busters - Westbury, Islandia, & Massapequa

  • Let Loose - Long Beach

  • Tiki Action Park - Centereach

  • Boomer’s Family Fun Center - Medford


Splish Splash


Bring your bathing suit and cool off while riding water slides at Splish Splash waterpark in Calverton.



Photo by @adventurelandli

If you’re looking for a kid-friendly amusement park right on the island, look no further! Adventureland, located in East Farmingdale, is the perfect spot for kids to spend the day or celebrate their birthday party.


Mini Golf

Enjoy a nice, relaxing day with your family by spending it playing mini golf! 

  • Glowgolf - Lake Grove

  • Sayville Falls Miniature Golf  - Sayville

  • Bethpage Miniature Golf - Bayville

  • Monster Mini Golf - Deer Park

  • Country Fair Entertainment Park - Medford

  • Tiki Action Park - Centereach

  • Boomer’s Family Fun Center - Medford


Berry Picking

Spend the day surrounded by nature and pick out some fresh, juicy berries to bring home!

  • Lewin Farms - Calverton

  • Pattys Berries and Bunches - Mattituck



Lead a healthier lifestyle by taking your family on a hike at one of these beautiful trails where you can appreciate nature and get some fresh air.

  • Trail View State Park - Woodbury

  • Nassau-Suffolk Greenbelt Trail - Massapequa

  • West Hills County Park - Melville

  • Stillwell Woods Park -  Woodbury

  • Belmont Lake State Park - West Babylon

  • Muttontown Preserve - East Norwich

  • Cold Spring Harbor State Park - Cold Spring Harbor

  • Caumsett State Park - Lloyd Harbor

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