|The Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown is home to a large rehabilitation aviary, public gardens, a natural history museum, working farm and a vivarium.|
|Sunken Meadow State Park in Northport is the home of a large beach on the Long Island Sound, as well as three golf courses, many picnic areas and three playgrounds.|
|Gardiner County Park in Bay Shore offers a lot of open space, a small playground, a long nature trail and a pet-friendly park.|
|The Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City is a great place for kids to explore the history of flight and air travel with a special eye towards Long Island's contributions to aerospace. With a combination of historic displays and hands-on activities, there's plenty to do for children of all ages.|
|The Garvies Point Museum in Glen Cove has an interesting mix of geological and historical exhibits that will engage kids who are interested in dinosaurs, rocks or Native Americans.|
|Billing itself as "The softest playground on Earth," Bouncers and Slydos in Farmingdale is 11,000 square feet of inflatable fun.|
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