A family vacation to Long Island can be the most thrilling and cheap vacation if you’d like. From Food trucks to a kid’s dream to parents evening out. There are unlimited amounts of adventure that you can have in Long Island and here are a few to get you started with planning your next family vacation.

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Unbelievable scenery is all around us and can be the most beautiful portraits to take in. Take a drive down the coastline of the South Shore with its white sands and venerable Montauk Point Lighthouse. On the other end at the North Shore, there are exalted rocky bluffs and hilltop coastal mansions. When you go into the inner city you’ll find vibrant vineyards that are giving Europe and California a run for their money and restaurants that could be apart of the elite. Here are the top 6 spots to visit while you are vacationing with your family in Long Island.

Try the best-grilled cheese sandwich from a food truck in Southhold.
The North Fork Table & Inn’s truck delivers on deluxe grilled cheese sandwich with fontina, Taleggio, and sauteed mushrooms that you would not want to miss.

Join your kids in a Super Mario adventure at Catapano Dairy Farm in Peconic.
A petting zoo for the kids? Absolutely. You are free to roam the entire grounds, see animals and pet as many as your heart desires. Also parents, there’s herbed chèvre for $12.

Explore the history within the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill.
Become fascinated with the large-scale installations within the museum to the exploration of nature photography.

For adults, enjoy music and wine at Lieb Cellars in Cutchogue.
Pair live music with a serene backcountry atmosphere of Lieb Cellars and a glass of wine. Your favorite spot in Long Island is waiting for you.

Scroll through at your pace in the Sunken Forest in Fire Island.
Regardless if you have or haven’t been on a ferry, hop aboard the Sailors Haven/Sunken for $13 for a roundtrip. Enjoy a peaceful stroll in Holly Forest that’s perfectly settled in Fire Island National Seashore’s sacred beach.

Enjoy a cozy sleep under the stars at Wading River.
What could be better than spending only $15 a night for a private waterfront accommodation? There are over 20 private and public campgrounds at Wildwood State Park. If you arrive on a Wednesday or Saturday in July and August, your family can enjoy a projected movie.

We hope you have the opportunity to check out one or all of these locations while you’re visiting Long Island. Have you been to any of these areas? Let us know in the comments below.