Published on : Friday, August 12, 2016
Spend an enjoyable day in President Theodore Roosevelt’s hometown of Oyster Bay Village, one of the most picturesque and historic areas on the North Shore of Nassau County, by taking advantage of the Long Island Rail Road’s popular discount Getaway package – available only four more weekends.
For history buffs the big attractions are the sites associated with Teddy Roosevelt, including the Roosevelt family estate at the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site, which served as the summer White House from 1901-1909, his grave site at nearby Young’s Memorial Cemetery as well as Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park and the Theodore Roosevelt Bird Sanctuary.
Other popular attractions are the Oyster Bay Railroad Museum, Billy Joel’s 20th Century Motorcycles, Oyster Bay Historical Society’s Wrightman House & Koenig Center, Raynham Hall Museum and the Oyster Bay Brewing Company.
There is still time to make your travel plans for Saturdays or Sundays, August 13-14, August 20-21, August 27-28 or September 3-4 by purchasing a package that includes discounted round-trip rail to Oyster Bay Station, vouchers for round-trip minivan transportation by OysterRides to a select point of interest, a voucher redeemable at Railroad Museum Visitors Center for a museum tote bag and a “Welcome to Oyster Bay” packet, including a self-guided walking tour and a Chamber of Commerce Guide with more discounts for dining and shopping.