The Viana Hotel and Spa is conveniently located on the North Shore of Long Island and surrounded by many area attractions and points of interest, including historic homes, museums, shopping malls, restaurants, parks, golf courses, beaches, hiking trails, entertainment venues and much more.
Day Trips on Long Island
Long Island Beaches
An excursion to the beach isn’t far away when you stay at the Viana Hotel and Spa. Long Island beaches are world-renowned for their fine white sand, spectacular waves, miles of boardwalks, beach trails, restaurants, picnic areas, and beautiful sunrises and sunsets. From Jones Beach State Park (only about 20 minutes away) to Montauk and Orient State Parks on the east end, you'll find your place in the sun.
Long Island Lighthouses
At nearly 120 miles in length, Long Island is home to some of the most beautiful lighthouses in the United States. Many of them welcome visitors to climb to their perches to enjoy spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. If you are interested in visiting a local lighthouse, ask for directions at the front desk.
Enjoy a spectacular day trip to the Hamptons, also known as the South Fork. The South Fork features many points of interest, including wonderful beaches, picturesque villages, wineries, historic landmarks, museums, fine restaurants and nightlife. Each town has its own unique charm and you'll find something for every member of your group to enjoy.
The North Fork
Many Long Islanders head to the North Fork to visit the rows of manicured farms and vineyards. Long Island is home to more than 50 wineries and vineyards, with the majority of them on the North Fork. This area of Long Island has become known as the “Napa Valley of the East.” Experience firsthand tours and tastings as well as a variety of attractions, all of which can be explored as a day trip from Viana Hotel and Spa.
The Viana Hotel and Spa is centrally located near many upscale shopping malls. The Walt Whitman Mall & Roosevelt Field Mall are each only 10 minutes away, with large anchor stores such as Macy’s and Bloomingdales. You will also find Saks Fifth Avenue at Walt Whitman Mall and Nordstrom at Roosevelt Field Mall.
The Americana Manhasset is a premier luxury shopping destination just 15 minutes away on Long Island’s North Shore in Manhasset, NY. Shop at more than 60 upscale international boutiques including Armani, Prada, Burberry, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Dior, Tiffany, Fendi and many more.
If outlet shopping and bargain hunting is what you seek, Tanger Outlets at the Arches in Deer Park, NY is only 20 minutes from the hotel. The outlet center includes apparel, accessories, footwear, children’s stores, food and entertainment. This outdoor shopping area offers something for every member of the family and includes Saks Fifth Avenue Off Fifth, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Banana Republic, The Gap, Calvin Klein, Old Navy, The Children’s Place, Johnny Rockets Restaurant, Regal Cinemas and much more.