Learn more about the Long Island region
Long Island is a diverse community within easy reach of New York City with something for everyone! Long Island is young, fast paced, sophisticated and fun. Looking for a quaint fishing village or a bustling downtown close to public transportation? Long Island has both. No longer just a bedroom community for New York City, this region offers unparalleled natural beauty, hundreds of museums and cultural venues, active nightlife and a maritime heritage dating back to the 17th century.
Is surfing your passion? Share our playground, the Atlantic Ocean, with people from all over the tri-state area who find our waves irresistible even in November! Is fishing your game? Party and charter boats will take you for the adventure of your life from early spring to late fall.
Try the North Fork for wine tastings, concerts, cooking demonstrations, farmers’ markets and spectacular vistas. Skydiving, scuba diving, tennis, biking, soccer, sailing, baseball, horseback riding are all available right here on Long Island.
Look for nightlife in one of our cool downtowns such as Huntington, Northport, Patchogue, Rockville Center, Long Beach, Garden City and Great Neck. Or visit the “best beach” in the USA! Coopers Beach in Southampton, Long Island, New York was selected as the #1 beach for 2010 by Dr. Stephen Leatherman. Known as “Dr. Beach”, he is the director of Florida International University’s Lab for Coastal Research.
If you are looking for potential employers, Long Island is the place for you. Canon Corporation broke ground recently on construction of its Headquarters of the Americas, located in Long Island’s key business hub, Melville. In addition, companies such as Honeywell, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, Brookhaven National Lab, Griffon, the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at North Shore Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Northrop Grumman Corporation, Broadridge Financial Services and many others have made their homes here and provide internships and employment opportunities for recent graduates.
Long Island has it all! Explore for yourself by clicking on these links!