About Long Island
Let's have a look around into background of Long Island
- County: Queens
- State: New York
- Country: United States
- Latitude: 40.730610
- Longitude: -73.935242
- Time zone: Eastern Time Zone
- Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours
Weather in Long Island
- Climate: Humid Sub Tropical Climate
- Best Time to Visit: April to June
Long Island is a city in the US state of New York. Long Island has a total population of 68,117 (2016 Census).
Distance from Long Island center to Airport
LaGuardia Airport is the main airport which serves the domestic and the international passengers.
Driving Distance: 6 miles / 10 km
Driving Time: 10 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish.
Modes of transport
- Airport: LaGuardia Airport
- Rail: Long Island Railroad
- Road: Bus: Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Customs and Tipping
For Restaurants and Bars:
- Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
- Room Service: $5 Minimum
- Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
- Concierge: Between $5 - $25
- Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5
Nearby Tourist Cities
It has earned the place as the second most populated city in the US sate of New Jersey.
- Climate: Humid Subtropical climate
- Best Time to Visit: January to April
- Liberty State Park
- Jersey Shore
- Ellis Island
It is the most densely populated city of the state of New York of the U.S.A. with a population of about 8,550,405 (2015 Census)
New York’s climate ranges between the warm and humid subtropical to humid continental. The temperature falls below freezing point and snows profusely in January and February. Summers are warm marked by hot days and late sunset prevailing from June going way up till September. Winters season is chilly and crisp though the sky remains clear mostly. It lasts from November through April in northern New York, and retracts slightly early in the southern New York.
Summers can be a bit hot but the mild spring season and the autumn month makes for a perfect time to plan a trip to New York.
- Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate
- Best Time to Visit: April to June and September to Early November
New York is an extremely lively city with lots of activities and places to visit. The whole list of choice gets somewhat overwhelming but its best to start with Manhattan’s topmost building; the Empire Square to get a bird’s eye view of the entire city from the 86th and 102nd floors that provide mesmerizing 360° view of the city or reserve a table at the 101st floor at the One World Observatory.
Kids simply love the Christmas tree and the ice rink at the Rockefeller Center combined with the tour of the NBC studios at the Top Of The Rocks.
Check out one of the most visited museums in the world; The Metropolitan Museum of Art which is the 10th most viewed museum in the world. The American Museum of Natural History at the top of the list of the best Science museums in the world.
Walk through the themed rooms of the Madam Tussauds Museum which houses more than 200 figures.
Some must-see places in New York include the beautiful American Museum of Natural History, Ellis Island and Coney Island, Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, and Times Square.
- Statue of Liberty
- The National 9/11 Memorial & Museum
- Strawberry Fields, John Lennon Memorial
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Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate
Best Time to Visit: March to May
Discovery Park of America
Emergency Contact Numbers in Long Island city
- Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
- Railroad: 1 718 217 5477 (Long Island Railroad)
- Airport: +1 718 533 3400 (LaGuardia Airport)
- Hospital: +1 718 784 0149 (Floating Hospital
Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Long Island.
- LIC Springs
- City Growers Summer in the Soil
- LIC Flea & Food
- Sculpture Center
- MoMA PS1
- Fisher Landau Center for Art
Theatre & Concerts
- LaGuardia Performing Arts Center
- Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
- Brooklyn Academy of Music
Visit Top Restaurants in Long Island
- Court Square Diner
- John Brown Smokehouse
- Dutch Kills Central
Top Shopping Centers in Long Island
- Plaza 48
- LIC Bikes
Museums, Galleries and Gardens
- Museum of Modern Art
- The Africa Center
- Gantry Plaza State Park
Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros
- Duck Hash – LIC Market
- Enchiladas – Casa Enrique
- Calamari – House of Thai
Shelling Out Dollars
- Imported beer: $2.61
- Taxi: $ 2.50 (base price)
- 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 3307
- Cheap meal: $ 18
- Gasoline: $ 0.69 / litre
- 3 course meal: $ 75
- Caribbean Airlines
- Virgin Airlines
- Horizon Air
- American Airlines
- Air France
- Arik Air
- Lufthansa Airlines
- Frontier Airlines
- Air Canada
- US Airways
- Copa Airlines
- Tam Airlines
- KLM Airlines
- United Airlines
- Avianca Airlines
- Emirates Airlines
- Airtran Airways
- Jet-Blue Airlines
- Alaska Airlines
- Spirit Airlines
- Sun Country Airlines
- British Airways
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