Experience top things to do in the Long Island area
Radisson Hotel Hauppauge-Long Island places guests just off I-495 and offers a convenient shuttle for traveling within 10 miles of the hotel, making the commute to New York’s many attractions a breeze. Explore nearby beaches and parks, including Smith Point, Jones Beach and Sunken Meadow State Park, or take the family to SIMPLAY, which features impressive golf course simulators. On a rainy day, the Great South Bay Brewery offers quality craft beers and a fun, relaxed atmosphere. When you’re hungry, be sure to check out some of the area’s best restaurants near the hotel like The Grill Room or Pace’s Steak House.
Sports and leisure
- SIMPLAY (0.9 miles)
Step into one of SIMPLAY’s eight state-of-the-art golf simulators with 16-foot screens, and choose from nearly 90 PGA courses to play. This attractive 15,000-square-foot venue also features a cocktail lounge and an event space.
Phone: +1 (631) 617-6363
- Heartland Golf Park (3.6 miles)
Featuring a par-three course, a two-tier driving range with 92 stalls and Mini Golf Mountain, Heartland offers hours of entertainment for every skill level.
Phone: +1 (631) 352-2595
- Long Island Ducks Stadium (5.9 miles)
This baseball stadium’s size gives it a uniquely intimate atmosphere where you can cheer on the Long Island Ducks, watch the fireworks show and win giveaways for the kids.
Phone: +1 (631) 940-3823
- Baseball Heaven (18.5 miles)
This state-of-the-art facility features four full-size and three little league-size fields, in addition to an on-site pro shop and Baseball Cafe for refreshments. Register your team to compete in the annual tournaments, held from May to October.
Phone: +1 (631) 205-5517
- Long Island Game Farm (26.6 miles)
Watch your child’s eyes grow wide with wonder as they meet fascinating animals and even ride a pony.
Phone: +1 (631) 878-6644
Breweries and vineyards
- Great South Bay Brewery (3.6 miles)
From a pint of Blonde Ambition to a growler of Dirty Deeds, the beers at this bayside brewery are full of flavor created by the masters.
Phone: +1 (631) 392-8472
- Blue Point Brewing Company (15.4 miles)
Blue Point’s founders may have tapped their first keg in a parking lot, but that doesn’t change the fact that this brewery has been committed to quality since the beginning.
Phone: +1 (631) 475-6944
- Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard (33.8 miles)
Take a day trip to Baiting Hollow, where you can taste award-winning wines and see beautiful horses at the farm’s horse rescue.
Phone: +1 (631) 369-0100
Outdoor attractions, amusement parks and aquariums
- Sunken Meadow State Park (9.1 miles)
Soak up the sun on the three-mile-long beach with a boardwalk, or do something more adventurous like hiking six miles of trails, taking a horseback ride, running around with your kids on the playground or renting a bike.
Phone: +1 (631) 269-4333
- Old Bethpage Village Restoration (10.7 miles)
This village, made up of 36 houses, barns and other historic buildings, demonstrates what 19th-century life was like in Long Island.
Phone: +1 (516) 572-8400
- Adventureland Amusement Park (11.1 miles)
Take the kids to this outdoor fun park that features thrill rides, water rides and more. Finish the day with an enchanting night ride on the lighted Ferris wheel.
Phone: +1 (631) 694-6868
- Robert Moses State Park (14.6 miles)
Grab your volleyball, fishing rod, golf clubs or picnic lunch and head to this state park that boasts five miles of sandy beaches.
Phone: +1 (631) 669-0449
- Splish Splash Water Park (32.9 miles)
This 96-acre water park offers slippery slopes for wild rides as well as private cabanas for rent.
Phone: +1 (631) 727-3600
- Long Island Aquarium (35 miles)
From delightful sea lion shows and boat rides to thrilling dives into a 120,000-gallon shark tank, this aquarium offers unforgettable experiences for every visitor.
Phone: +1 (631) 208-9200
- Fire Island (21.2 miles)
Spend a day of fun on the protected beaches of Fire Island, an Atlantic Ocean barrier island off the southern shore of Long Island. At the western tip, Robert Moses State Park offers picnic spots, pitch-and-putt golf and access to the 19th-century Fire Island Lighthouse. It’s also the only area of the island accessible by car.
- Jones Beach (27.4 miles)
For those who like long walks on the beach, this park offers 10 miles of seashore, plus a boardwalk and a marina. You can also fish, golf and pick up a souvenir at the gift shop. Check out the event calendar for concerts and other entertainment at the amphitheater.
Phone: +1 (516) 221-1000
- Smith Point (27.8 miles)
As the largest oceanfront park in the county, Smith Point is a popular spot for scuba diving, surfing, saltwater fishing, swimming and special events at Beach Pavilion, also known as Beach Hut.
Phone: +1 (631) 852-1313
- Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP) (10 miles)
- LaGuardia Airport (LGA) (36 miles)
- John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) (37 miles)