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43 Fun Things To Do With Your Kids On Long Island

Growing up on Long Island, many children enjoy spending time at the beach, but since kids tend to get bored quickly, they are often looking for new and exciting things to do. For parents, keeping their kids entertained—and not by just letting them waste their days playing video games or watching TV—can be a full-time job. But since parents and kids often disagree about what constitutes fun, here are some ideas for family friendly things to do on Long Island.

A Beginner’s Guide to Summer on Fire Island

With the return of beach season, so too flock the crowds to Fire Island, the barrier island simultaneously known as a popular tourist destination and a hidden gem full of natural wonders. But FI is much more than that dichotomy allows. It’s home to Robert Moses State Park on the west end, Smith Point County Park on the east end and a national park featuring an eight-mile wilderness preserve. And in the middle, accessible by ferry only, are 17 car-free communities—most of which are strictly residential with a few having downtowns offering shops and nightlife.

Drone Sighting Reports Skyrocket on Long Island

New federal data shows a fivefold increase in drone sightings being reported to authorities on Long Island since last year.

Long Island Drone Sightings Rise as Regulations Debate Takes Off

At least 20 drone incidents were reported to authorities on Long Island amid debate over how to regulate the new technology.

Free WiFi Debuts at Robert Moses State Park Beaches

The Fire Island beach is the second state park on Long Island to get the service after Jones Beach.

Minke Whale With Shark Bites Found on Fire Island

The 12-foot male washed up Wednesday on the beach at Robert Moses State Park.

Do This: Long Island Events June 25 – July 1

Shania Twain serenades the coliseum, Jeff Ross roasts Westbury, Soul Asylum rocks Suffolk Theater, and members of The Beach Boys play Jones Beach, plus much, much more!

Fire Island National Seashore at 50: The View from Watch Hill

Our reporter visits "the other Fire Island" ahead of upcoming 50th anniversary events.

Robert Moses State Park Reopens 7 Months After Sandy

More than 500,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from Captree Marina was used to replenish Fields 4 and 5.

Long Island State Beaches to Open Memorial Day

“We are confident that Memorial Day Weekend will be as good or better as we saw last year."
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