Put the Funday Back in Sunday With 6 LI Adventures

We all love dinner and a movie, but sometimes, it can get a bit stale. Step out of your comfort zone and try something new for your next date day or friends’ day. Six Long Island adventure-based activities put the funday back in Sunday.

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Long Island Canoe Kayak Rentals

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Navigate the NoFo’s waters. image: long island canoe kayak rentals

Discover the natural beauty of the North Fork waterways by spending a few exhilarating hours canoeing and kayaking around them. Ideally situated on the Peconic River, Long Island Canoe Kayak Rentals lets people get up close and personal with marine life indigenous to our area. Romantic moonlight tours lets customers watch the sun set and the moon rise on the river. Go. 

North Fork Wine Wagon

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Explore the North Fork by wagon. image: north fork wine wagon

Experience the North Fork’s wine country by pedaling a one-of-a-kind wagon to some of the area’s finest wineries. A professional driver escorts pedallers at a leisurely pace, allowing them to take in the lush surroundings. Rumor has it that they have a “killer playlist” on board, but guests can stream their own tunes if they want. Half-day (3 hours) and full-day (5 hour) tours available. Go.

Long Island Adventure Park

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An adventure in the trees. image: long island adventure park

This aerial forest adventure is a fun, exciting and safe way to experience seven beautiful acres of woodlands. Ten trails, 15 zip lines and more than 140 challenging bridges make Long Island Adventure Park the largest forest-climbing park in New York. This “adventure in the trees” offers five different skill levels so everyone can have fun climbing the numerous “bridges” between each of the constructed tree platforms. Go.

Flyboard Long Island

Flyboard Long Island offers adrenaline lovers a thrilling experience unlike any other. “Part wakeboarding, part jet skiing and part carnival ride all rolled into one,” flyboarding is one of the fastest growing extreme water sports today. Lessons are required, but most people will be flying in the air under the guidance of their certified pilot within the first five minutes. Go.

Brew Crew Cycles

Visit three local Riverhead breweries on a 14-person group bike. This craft beer cycling tour offers a safe, unique way to sample delicious flights of craft beer. It’s the perfect way to sneak some exercise into date day and pedal off any extra calories. Each tour is approximately two and a half hours. Go.

Mon Tiki

Let the water and wind be the soundtrack to your summer image: mon tiki

Let the water and wind be the soundtrack to your summer. image: mon tiki

Leave those worries behind and enjoy the scenic beauty of Montauk in a whole new way. Climb aboard this eco-conscious catamaran and set sail for a relaxing day on the water, where the soundtrack is comprised of water and wind. Make sure to hop into the water off of Mon Tiki’s swim ramp for a refreshing swim. An adults-only sunset cruise is available on Friday and Saturday evenings. Each trip is three hours. Go.

Did we miss an adventure date experience that you’ve been on? Let us know!

denine anderson-regan

Denine co-writes the award-winning blog, We Know Stuff, with her sister, Daniele. Visit them, weknowstuff.us.com, for tasty recipes, fun kids crafts, and family-focused lifestyle articles. Twitter @WeKnowStuff_US.