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Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center
Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center
Owner description: This FINtastic destination features one of the largest all-living coral reef displays in this hemisphere, a 120,000-gallon shark tank, year-round sea lion shows, African Penguins... more Owner description: This FINtastic destination features one of the largest all-living coral reef displays in this hemisphere, a 120,000-gallon shark tank, year-round sea lion shows, African Penguins, Marmosets, numerous touch tanks and more than 100 exhibits including the lavish indoor gardens of our Butterflies, Bugs and Birds Exhibit! This Section features more than 30 species of North American and exotic, tropical free-flying butterflies and is the only insect displays of its kind in New York (and one of the only exhibits like this in the Northeast) featuring bugs ranging from most deadly to largest and most colorful. You can even hand feed the gorgeous conures, ringnecks and lovebirds in our Bird Aviary. We're celebrating our 15th birthday this year and we want you to join the celebration. You'll get FREE Aquarium admission (with valid ID) within 7 days of your birthday!! You can also try one of our JAWsome Aquatic Adventures, like the Shark Dive where you'll get in the cage and down into our amazing Lost City of Atlantis Shark Exhibit. Or the Penguin Encounter where you'll get up close and personal with our cutest feathered friends. You can even snorkel with tropical fish from around the world with our Pirate Snorkel Adventure (seasonal)! There are plenty of special events on the calendar, for guests of all ages. Check our website for a full listing of the great activities you won't want to miss. Like our Family Sleepovers, where you'll explore the Aquarium after hours, then spend the night in front of one of the tanks. Or Fish & Sips, our adults only wine tasting event featuring more than 20 local vineyards with tasting and purchasing opportunities. You can celebrate the holidays with us at our Holiday Brunches for Easter, Mother's Day or to celebrate Christmas with our Santa Brunch. We can also help you host your child's next birthday, we specialize in parties and have a wide range of party packages to offer. Planning a Bar/Bat Mitzvah or Sweet 16? We've got you covered, our Atlantis Banquets & Events team will make your child's special day the party of the year. You can even get married where the walls are alive with our most colorful and tropical exhibits! Named a Top 10 Aquarium for Children by Parents Magazine, the Long Island Aquarium is open daily from10am to 5pm year-round (Closed Christmas & Thanksgiving Days). You can add to the fun with an overnight stay at the waterfront Hyatt Place Long Island / East End and located adjacent to the property. less
Attraction type: Aquariums
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Hallockville Museum Farm
Owner description: Find out what life was like on a typical farm on the North Fork of Long Island from 1880 to 1920 by visiting the wonderfully preserved original buildings and observing the... more Owner description: Find out what life was like on a typical farm on the North Fork of Long Island from 1880 to 1920 by visiting the wonderfully preserved original buildings and observing the artifacts displayed throughout this history museum. less
Attraction type: History Museums
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Out East Family Fun
Owner description: 18 hole miniature golf course, batting cages, Jumpshot basketball (basketball game on a trampoline), Hippo waterslide (4-story inflatable waterslide), Water Wars (water balloon... more Owner description: 18 hole miniature golf course, batting cages, Jumpshot basketball (basketball game on a trampoline), Hippo waterslide (4-story inflatable waterslide), Water Wars (water balloon game), climbing wall and beach volleyball. less
Attraction type: Amusement & Theme Parks; Sports Complexes
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Briermere Farms
Briermere Farms
Ranked #1 of 103 Restaurants in Riverhead
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Snowflake Ice Cream Shoppe
Snowflake Ice Cream Shoppe
Ranked #2 of 103 Restaurants in Riverhead
Dining options: Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
FARM COUNTRY KITCHEN
FARM COUNTRY KITCHEN
Ranked #3 of 103 Restaurants in Riverhead
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Turkuaz Grill
Turkuaz Grill
Ranked #4 of 103 Restaurants in Riverhead
Cuisines: European, Turkish
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Bistro 72
Bistro 72
Ranked #5 of 103 Restaurants in Riverhead
Price: $20 - $100
Cuisines: French, American, Bistro
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Hilton Garden Inn Riverhead
3.0 of 5
Hilton Garden Inn Riverhead
$145 - $433
Ranked #2 of 7 Hotels in Riverhead
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Hyatt Place Long Island East End
3.0 of 5
Hyatt Place Long Island East End
$170 - $460
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Riverhead
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Cove Place
Cove Place
$209 - $311
Ranked #1 of 1 Aquebogue B&B and Inns
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Hotel Indigo East End
3.5 of 5
Hotel Indigo East End
$166 - $429
Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Riverhead
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