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September
21

Museums are fun and informative. Here are the top Long Island museums to spend a day at.

Ready to learn or be inspired this weekend? A trip to one of Long Island's world-class museums can be the perfect escape. Long Island is home to over 100 museums, so if you want to immerse yourself in art, history, or science, there is a local museum with programming and exhibits for everyone. Museums are also a great opportunity to spend time with friends and family. Here are six Long Island museums that our real estate agents love to visit:

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September
1

Long Island is full of stunning views that are perfect for snapping photos. Here are the spots you don't want to pass up.

Photography is a popular hobby among our real estate agents, who seem to be always out snapping pictures around Long Island. When you're surrounded by beaches, parks, historic mansions, and lighthouses — there is no shortage of photo opportunities! It's fun to take beautiful local pictures and share them with friends and family on social media.

Becoming really good at photography takes a lot of practice, but your scenery has a big role to play. Here are some of the best places around Long Island where you can take stunning pictures and hone your photography skills.

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August
22

See what local Long Island artisans have been working on with these fun events.

Looking for something new to do on the weekends? You're in luck because Long Island hosts dozens of festivals, expos, and events all summer long. Local events are great because you can try new food, browse art, shop, and socialize with like-minded people. Attending events and festivals is also a good way to immerse yourself in a new culture and learn something new. Plus, they're fun for the whole family!

Our real estate agents are always on the lookout for unique events across Long Island, and there are several coming up in August. Here are five events that are sure to be a lot of fun:

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July
27

Learn to love Long Island through these exciting tours.

If you're looking to become acquainted with all the amazing things Long Island has to offer, guided tours are the way to go. They're a great way to experience our local communities and meet new people, and they're also a fun weekend activity to do with friends and family.

There are so many fascinating ways to experience Long Island culture. You can tour some of our communities by land or sea! Here is a quick list of some Long Island summer tour recommendations from our real estate agents:

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July
13

Long Island beaches are some of the most scenic. Here's where you can kick off your sandals and take a long walk on the sand.

Summer might be in full swing, but it's not too late to plan that last-minute beach vacation you've been dreaming about. Vacationing is easy when you live on Long Island. With over 1,100 miles of shoreline, there are warm sandy beaches within driving distance of almost any Long Island community. It's easy for our locals to get away, whether it be for a weekend day trip or a week-long beach vacation.

Our real estate agents can't get enough of the sun, sand, and water this summer, so we thought we'd create a quick guide to some of Long Island's best beaches:

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July
11

Looking to cool off this summer? Here are the local ice cream shops you don't want to pass up.

Nothing is better than an ice cream cone on a warm summer evening. Whether you're looking to cool off after a busy day outdoors or just looking for some tasty dessert after dinner, our local ice cream shops exist to satisfy your sweet tooth. Waffle cones, sundaes, milkshakes, and more — everyone has a favorite ice cream treat, and you don't have to travel far to find it on Long Island.

Gather your friends, family, and dogs and head out and grab a sweet treat this summer. You'll probably run into our real estate agents enjoying a cone at one of these awesome Long Island ice cream destinations:

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June
20

Step through time and experience the rich history of Long Island through these locations.

If you're looking for something fun to do on the weekends, why not take a step back in time and explore Long Island's rich history this summer?

Visiting historical locations is a great learning experience and can also be a ton of fun. Long Island served as one of the early 17th-century European settlements, so there is so much history across all of our communities. Historical mansions, parks, and farms — you'll find it all. Here are some historic location recommendations from our real estate agents:

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June
1

There's always something to do on Long Island. Here are just a handful of the attractions you should visit this year.

Now that summer is in full swing, our real estate agents are busy exploring all of the fantastic parks, beaches, lakes, trails, and attractions around Long Island. It doesn't matter what outdoor activity you like to do, you can easily find it on Long Island. With so much to do, it's actually hard to have a boring weekend.

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May
30

If you want to see more of Long Island and stay active, dust off your bike and hit these local trails.

Biking around Long Island is a great way to get to know the area, discover scenic views, and also fit in some exercise this summer! Long Island has tons of well-maintained bike trails that provide unique views of our area's natural beauty. Whether you're an experienced cyclist or just looking to get out of the house, here are some of our real estate agents  favorite places to bike:

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May
16

Sip some wine and enjoy the scenery with some of Long Island's most gorgeous locations with these vineyards.

Did you know some of the country's finest wines are made right here on Long Island? Our real estate agents love the fact that Suffolk County is home to many beautiful vineyards and visiting them has become one of our favorite weekend activities.

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April
25

Long Island is home to some really special bookstores. If you're looking for something new to read, stop by these local shops.

Nothing is more relaxing than kicking back on the beach with a good book. Whether you enjoy reading a classic novel or a mystery page-turner, getting lost in a book is one of the best ways to unwind. Finding a great read isn't difficult when you live on Long Island. Long Island is actually known for having some of the best independent bookstores in the country.

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January
24

If your Instagram's been a little light recently, try visiting these scenic spots across Long Island!

If you're developing cabin fever this winter, getting out of the house and experiencing nature is a great way to enhance your mood. Our real estate agents have been out enjoying beautiful winter weather around Long Island and Brooklyn. Nothing helps you feel better than some crisp fresh air.

While we've been out, we've discovered many scenic spots around Long Island that make for perfect photo ops or Instagram shots. If you're looking to enjoy the outdoors this winter, here are some top destination recommendations:

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January
13

 If you've never tried vegan dining, January is the perfect month to do so! Here are Queens restaurants where you can find vegan cuisine.

February, also referred to as Veganuary, is the perfect time to stop and celebrate all the great things about a vegan diet and lifestyle. Veganism not only has so many wonderful health benefits, but it also helps to support a healthy planet.

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January
4

Looking for something fun to do on Long Island this January? Here are just a few of the many things you can expect this new year.

Our real estate agents love all the possibilities that come with the new year: new design trends, new movies and shows, but best of all, new events in the neighborhood. Long Island is a bustling and diverse community that's unlike any other, so you can be sure there's always something fun to do locally. Before you make any resolutions — and between viewing Brooklyn homes for sale — take some time to relax and recharge with a winter event! Here are just a handful of the fun events you can expect this January.

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