2695 Route 112
Medford, NY 11763
Phone: (631) 654-3000
Fax: (631) 654-1281
There is no shortage of kids' facilities on Long Island and Boomers! is another amusement park, catering to little ones. It offers a host of high-octane activities, including a rock-climbing wall, go-karts, batting cages and miniature golf. There's also a section of kiddie-friendly rides, and a high-tech games arcade, perfect for aspiring gamers. There's a cafe, serving family-friendly fare, adding up to a perfect family day out, in one action packed space. Check website for times, as these vary seasonally.
Come to Country Fair Entertainment Park for a day of fun, sports and activity with your family and friends. This entertainment zone spread across a vast campus has a variety of attractions and activities. These include go karts, miniature golf, expansive lawns, cottages and spaces for events. With beautiful murals, lush, green trees and water fountains, this is the perfect place for a fun family day. Many events like fundraisers and birthdays are held here. Hours vary by season, so check the website ahead of time for more details.
On what was once a landfill now stands the Brookhaven Ecology Center, with so many activities and places to see that there really is something for everyone. There is an animal preserve, with over 100 animals to view; some domestic farm animals and others non-releasable wild animals. There is a playground, greenhouses, a fitness trail, ecology center and picnic area, ensuring that Brookhaven is a great place for families. There are free guided tours available for school classes and other organized groups. Call for more details.
The The United Methodist Church of Patchogue is a historic congregation established in 1791. Built in the Romanesque style of architecture, the church building was constructed in 1889. Designed by Teale and Oscar, the church still stands firm on its ground. Regular services are conducted at the church even today.
The Blue Point Brewery was a brain child of Mark Burford and Pete Cotter which was later sold to Anheuser-Busch InBev in 2014. The brewery is known for their eclectic varieties of brews ranging from Amber lagers, Fruit beers, Oatmeal Stouts, American Pale Ales to Russian imperial stouts, Golden Ales and many more. A tour of the brewery gets visitors aquantained with the process of beer making and tasting. Their tasting room has quite a character with interesting figurines adorning each tap thereby suggesting the characteristics of every beer on tap. An extended patio lets you enjoy the cool brews under the bright sun. Blue Point Brewery is ranked 34th on among United State's top breweries and hence a visit here comes highly recommended.
Home to the Bayport Aerodrome Society, the Bayport Aerodrome was known as Davis Field in the past. Its a treasure trove for all those who are interested in antique air-planes and related avenues.
A national historic district located at Bellport, this small town strives to preserve the past and history of Bellport by maintaining and preserving historic buildings and providing the community and visitors a rich repository of educational resources and exhibits on Bellport’s past. Located within the Bellport Village Historic District are the Village Hall, Bellport Community Center, the former fire house and a museum exchange shop built in the late 18th Century. The Bellport Academy is also located within the Bellport Village Historic District. This historic school building was built in 1833 and was the first school in the village. The Bellport Village Historic District was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
The historic John Ellis Roosevelt Estate is fondly referred to as Meadowcraft. It is mainly located at Sayville in Suffolk County, New York. It comprises of two structures constructed over two varied time spans. The first one is the 1850 original farmhouse, while a more Colonial Revival style mansion has been built in 1891 which is perpendicularly set across the farmhouse. The site also comprises of a carriage house, a caretaker's cottage, a swimming pool and archaeological sites. The year 1987 marked its entry into the National Register of Historic Places.
If the sun isn't shining on Long Island, and rain looks to be threatening, Fun 4 All, a Long Island indoor amusement park, is a fantastic place to bring antsy kids. It is suitable for children between the ages of 12 months to 15 years (it's recommended mostly for 2 to 12 year olds) and is a rainbow-colored world of slides (including inflatable ones), towers, tunnels, obstacle courses and preschool areas. There is also an on-site cafe so there's no need to leave when the hunger kicks in. A great day out - or in - for kids of all ages.
Modesty is a shellfish dredging type of sloop built in 1923. The sloop ceased to function in 1974 and is now a kept on display at the Long Island Maritime Museum. After the sloop was acquired by the museum, it underwent rigorous restoration. The sloop can now be seen at the museum and visitors can get acquainted with its rich past.
The Sherwood Jayne House is a historic home that features an extensive collection from the bygone era. Surrounded by green pastures, this house was included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. In September, it hosts the popular apple festival that is well-attended.
Right in the center of historic Idle Hour is the beautiful Dowling College Oakdale campus, resplendent with Tudor-style buildings and lush gardens. The primary architects of many of the buildings in this area were the Vanderbilt family, who wished to build 'the most beautiful private home in the world'; it was suitably magnificent but tragically burned down in 1899. Another, even more extravagant building was constructed in its place, and this is the house that you can see, to this day, on at Dowling College; restoration on the mansion continues to this day.