Medford is the perfect place to stay in Long Island as some of the city’s main attractions are within easy driving distance. Smithaven Mall and Port Jefferson are just two of the best places to explore here. Two other popular spots that are nearby Medford are the Long Island Game Farm and the Stonebridge Golf Links and Country Club.
Medford offers some interesting museums, exhibits and show venues within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Treat your partner to a spectacular show at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center in Southampton.
If the sun is shining head outside and make the most of the nearby green spaces. If you’d like to spend some time in a green oasis visit the Grumman Memorial Park in Calverton. To discover the native flora and fauna, head out to the Sunken Meadow State Park in Commack and the Wildwood State Park in Riverhead. If you are up for a walk visit a beach, for example Ocean Beach in Ocean Beach and the Bay Shore Manor Park in Bay Shore.
If you are ready to splash some cash, browse the Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead.
If you're vacationing child-free, be sure to visit the Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard in Calverton and Hidden Vineyard.
If you have a passion for sports, be sure to catch Medford favorites, the Bridgeport Bluefish, take to the field at Ballpark at Harbor Yard, Bridgeport. On game days follow the procession of navy blue, aqua, silver and white, to the stadium, then after the full-time hooter blows, join fans in the nearby pubs and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
After a long day discovering the sights, sounds and smells of Medford, stay the night at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. Take your pick from the Ramada Plaza Long Island MacArthur Airport, Holtsville, the Clarion Hotel, Ronkonkoma, or the La Quinta Inn & Suites Islip-MacArthur Airport, Bohemia.