9) Caumsett State Park
Combine history, education, and the outdoors, and Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve is a must stop beautiful New York destination. There is literally something for everyone’s interpretation of attractive. Located on the scenic peninsula that extends along Long Island’a North Shore, Caumsett State Historic Park and Preserve is a nature enthusiasts ideal destination. Fishing, bird watching, hiking and even scuba diving are all possibilities while you are visiting this scenic destination. Guests also enjoy hiking and admiring the park’s stunning gardens. A summer cottage on the grounds is home to an outdoor education program where visitors can enjoy a science or nature lesson. There is also a pony barn that offers polo lessons. Whether you are looking for a relaxing walk and some refreshing nature or an intense game of polo, Caumsett State Park Preserve has beauty for any beholder’s eye.