It is a beautiful day outside and you want to head outdoors. Being a resident on Long Island we are lucky to be surrounded by such natural beauty. Not only do you get to walk through picturesque scenery but you can capture some amazing photos with your family.
Long Island inhabits beautiful wild flowers, trees, animals and so much more at our local Arboretums, Parks, Nature Preserves and Botanical Gardens. Check out the list of some places to visit with your family, below.
Visit Local Arboretums such as:
Bayard Cutting Arboretum – Great River
Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park – Oyster Bay
Bailey Arboretum – Lattingtown
Visit Local Nature Preserves such as:
Sweetbriar Nature Center – Smithtown
Connetquot River State Park Preserve – Oakdale
David A. Sarnoff Pine Barrens Preserve – Riverhead
Sands Point Preserve – Port Washington
Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center – Oyster Bay
Quogue Wildlife Refuge– Quogue
Hoyt Farm Nature Preserve- Commack
Tackapausha Museum and Preserve- Seaford
Visit Local Botanical Gardens such as:
Old Westbury Gardens – Old Westbury
Bridge Gardens –Bridgehampton
Enjoy the beautiful outdoors!
Here are some fun Pinterest ideas to do with your kids:
Nature Walk Checklist —> here
Scavenger Hunt —> here