Things To Do On Long Island, NY

Explore What Long Island & NYC Have to Offer!


Located in the heart of Long Island and just 40 miles east of New York City, Five Towns College is surrounded by a quaint neighborhood in Dix Hills, a hamlet in the historic Town of Huntington, Suffolk County, NY. The area boasts a plethora of things for students to see, do, and enjoy.


Here’s a partial listing of some of the highlights at the nearby parks, beaches, and places for entertainment:

  • Bethpage State Park and activities can be found here.
  • Dix Hills Park Ice Rink and Dix Hills Park Golf Course
  • Concerts at the Northwell Health Theatre at Jones Beach can be found here.
  • NYCB Theater at Westbury can be found here.
  • Concerts at The Paramount in Huntington can be found here.
  • Heckscher Park and the Heckscher Museum of Art events can be found here.
  • Unique and delicious restaurants in Dix Hills, Farmingdale, Huntington and Melville
  • Long Island Aquarium information can be found here.
  • Tanger Outlets in Riverhead can be found here.
  • Local movies in Farmingdale and Huntington
  • Eisenhower Park events can be found here.
  • Walt Whitman’s Birthplace State Historic Site can be found here.
  • The Vanderbilt Museum information can be found here.
  • Walt Whitman Shops can be found here.
  • Robert Moses State Park can be found here.
  • Other beaches: Crab Meadow Beach, Hobart Beach, West Neck Beach
  • Sunken Meadow State Park can be found here.
  • Annual Craft Fairs and Festivals
  • Long Island East End activities, including the Hamptons scene and beaches
  • New York City by train (LIRR) and Big Apple events
  • Much more

Do it all and earn your college degree at Five Towns College!