Many of Long Island’s highlights are within easy driving distance of Riverhead, so it is a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. The Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center and the Indian Island County Park are amongst the popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. Also worth checking out are the Tanger Outlet Center and the Long Island National Golf Club.
If the sun is shining get into the great outdoors and make the most of the nearby green spaces. Follow the paths through botanical displays, pull out your sketch pad, or just enjoy the fresh air at the Grumman Memorial Park in Calverton.
Those travelling without kids will enjoy spending some time at Roanoke Vineyards in Calverton, the Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard and Hidden Vineyard.
When you’re ready to rest your weary feet after enjoying the many charms of Riverhead, check in to one of the area’s numerous accommodation options. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks it’s hard to go past the Hyatt Place Long Island East End, the Hilton Garden Inn Riverhead, and the Budget Host East End Hotel in Riverhead.