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Tour of the Oceanfront at Long Beach
Long Beach, NY offers 3.5 miles of powder-fine sand and a boardwalk that stretches over two miles. Learn more about this sprawling beach on the Atlantic Ocean by taking this photo tour and reading about this oceanfront wonder.
Founded in 1880s, Long Beach started out as a resort community where vacationers flocked to sit on the soft sand and take the sun. Long Beach, situated along the South Shore of Long Island, is generally 10 degrees cooler in the summer and 10 degrees warmer in the winter than its surrounding areas, making it an ideal place to live or visit throughout the year, but especially during the summer months.Continue to 2 of 8 below.
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Strolling in the Sand at Long Beach
Stroll in the sand at Long Beach. Listen to the sound of the waves as they crash on the shore. Take a dip in the water or bring your surfboard. Take along a picnic lunch or go into town and eat at one of the many restaurants.Continue to 3 of 8 below.
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Seagulls on the Sands on Long Beach
Listen to the soft sounds of seagulls as they soar above you. But be careful not to offer them food. You'll find that they have no problem getting up-close-and-personal with visitors to Long Beach.Continue to 4 of 8 below.
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Time for an Ice Cream Break
After strolling along Long Beach's boardwalk or swimming in the ocean. stop for a refreshing ice cream break. Savor the cool treat as you relax in the sun.Continue to 5 of 8 below.
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Bicycling down Long Beach's boardwalk
There's a special lane just for bicycles on the boardwalk at Long Beach. Take a leisurely, short ride, or pedal down the more than two miles that make up the boardwalk.Continue to 6 of 8 below.
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The Annual Arts & Crafts Fair on the Long Beach Boardwalk
Every summer, Long Beach holds its Annual Arts & Crafts Fair along the boardwalk. Usually, about 200 vendors sell everything from jewelry to clothing to tasty foods and drinks.Continue to 7 of 8 below.
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Rent a Chair and Umbrella
You don't need to bring your own chairs and umbrellas on the sands of Long Beach. You can rent a comfy chair, sit back and enjoy the sun. Or rent a wide umbrella to cover you if you're sensitive to the sun and heat.Continue to 8 of 8 below.
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