30 Things to Do with Kids on Long Island’s East End

Long Island’s East End is full of diverse and fun activities the whole family can enjoy again and again. It’s like a vacation without having to leave the Island. Check out our comprehensive list of 30 things to do with kids on Long Island’s East End.

 

 

1.   Visit the Montauk Point Lighthouse, commissioned by George Washington himself

2.   Take a whirl on the antique carousel in Greenport

3.   Have a water wars fight or ride the Hippo water slide at Out East Family Fun in Riverhead

4.   Rent a paddle boat or canoe or play mini golf at Puff N Putt in Montauk

5.   Take a ride on a mini train at Long Island Live Steamers

6.   Grab a bite at Flo’s famous luncheonette and then walk to Corey Beach in Blue Point

7.   Head to Smith Point County Park in Shirley and hit the beach, walk the trails or listen to some free music on weekends

8.   Float around in the bay at Meschutt Beach in Hampton Bays/Westhampton

9.   Have clams at Claudio’s clam bar in Greenport

10. Marvel at the beach homes on Dune Road on the way to Cupsogue Beach in Westhampton

11.  Visit the East End Children’s Museum in Bridgehampton for some hands on fun

12. Shop the Tanger outlets in Riverhead

13. Spend an afternoon at the Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead

14. Pick strawberries at one of the many farms on Sound Avenue on the North Fork

15. Visit Harbes Family Farm for fresh lemonade and kettle corn

16. Go horseback riding at Deep Hollow Ranch

17. Spend a day on the water slides and wave pools at Splish Splash

18. Ride the Safari train and pet small animals at The Animal Farm Petting Zoo

19. Check out the fresh caught fish at Gosman’s Dock in Montauk

20. Explore the saltwater marshes and wildlife at the Elizabeth Morton Wildlife Refuge

21. Visit the Long Island Science Center for hands-on exploring and learning in Riverhead

22. Explore interactive exhibits at the South Fork Natural History Museum

23. Pet a stingray, climb a rock wall, and search for the giant sea turtle in the shark tank at the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center

24. Play on the beach playground at the tip of Long Island at Orient Park State Beach

25. Check out the animals at Martha Clara Vineyard

26. Catch a puppet show at Goat On a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor

27. Go hiking at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge

28. Plan a camping trip at Hither Hills State Park in Montauk

29. Visit the animals at the Long Island Game Farm and Zoo

30. Visit an eclectic, unique, and very fun Wharf Shop toy store in Sag Harbor

 

By Debra Ferrie

 

 

1. Visit the Montauk Point Lighthouse, commissioned by George Washington himself

2. Take a whirl on the antique carousel in Greenport

3. Have a water wars fight or ride the Hippo water slide at Out East Family Fun in Riverhead

4. Rent a paddle boat or canoe or play mini golf at Puff N Putt in Montauk

5. Take a ride on a mini train at Long Island Live Steamers

6. Grab a bite at Flo’s famous luncheonette and then walk to Corey Beach in Blue Point

7. Head to Smith Point County Park in Shirley and hit the beach, walk the trails or listen to some free music on weekends

8. Float around in the bay at Meschutt Beach in Hampton Bays/Westhampton

9. Have clams at Claudio’s clam bar in Greenport

10. Marvel at the beach homes on Dune Road on the way to Cupsogue Beach in Westhampton

11. Visit the East End Children’s Museum in Bridgehampton for some hands on fun

12. Shop the Tanger outlets in Riverhead

13. Spend an afternoon at the Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead

14. Pick strawberries at one of the many farms on Sound Avenue on the North Fork

15. Visit Harbes Family Farm for fresh lemonade and kettle corn

16. Go horseback riding at Deep Hollow Ranch

17. Spend a day on the water slides and wave pools at Splish Splash

18. Ride the Safari train and pet small animals at The Animal Farm Petting Zoo

19. Check out the fresh caught fish at Gosman’s Dock in Montauk

20. Explore the saltwater marshes and wildlife at the Elizabeth Morton Wildlife Refuge

21. Visit the Long Island Science Center for hands-on exploring and learning in Riverhead

22. Explore interactive exhibits at the South Fork Natural History Museum

23. Pet a stingray, climb a rock wall, and search for the giant sea turtle in the shark tank at the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center

24. Play on the beach playground at the tip of Long Island at Orient Park State Beach

25. Check out the animals at Martha Clara Vineyard

26. Catch a puppet show at Goat On a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor

27. Go hiking at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge

28. Plan a camping trip at Hither Hills State Park in Montauk

29. Visit the animals at the Long Island Game Farm and Zoo

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