Smithtown's Best Activities

Smithtown, NY, was established in the 1600s. Local tradition says Richard Smith was given all the land he could circle on a bull in one day after saving a Native American chief's daughter. Myth says Smith rode the bull on the longest day of the year to win Smithtown. Smithtown has a lot to offer visitors, and it's worth investigating. This list includes top Smithtown attractions.

Harmony Vineyards offers tastings

Harmony Vineyards is one of Long Island's best vineyards. Tours and parties are available daily at Harmony Vineyards. The 1690 house is on the National Register of Historic Places. Harmony Wines serves the best brunch on Long Island. Harmony Vineyards' Long Island wine is unique.

Caleb Smith State Park.

Caleb Smith State Park is one of Long Island's two wildlife preserves. Unwind in one of the park's various ecosystems. A wildlife exhibit on the grounds has great blue herons, red foxes, flying squirrels, and river otters. Several hiking paths have rare plants like the Indian Pipe and Pink Lady Slipper. This neighborhood park is a jewel.

Hoyt Farms features nature.

Commack's Hoyt Farms Nature Preserve is near Smithtown. This year-round refuge is great for hiking and cross-country skiing. Hoyt Farms is a hands-on nature center where kids can learn about local flora and animals. Hoyt Farms has a water playground for hot summer days.

Sweet Briar teaches conservation.

The Sweet Briar Nature Center educates the public about environmental conservation. Sweetbriar Nature Center isn't average. They have unique opportunities to see nature up close, such the seasonal butterfly house. A rainforest chamber teaches tourists the importance of preserving the world's rainforests. The rainforest room includes authentic views, sounds, and smells. Visit Sweet Briar Nature Center to learn about protecting the environment.

Maureen's Kitchen.

Maureen's Kitchen in Smithtown is famous for its breakfast and lunch. They make blueberry, chocolate chip, and pistachio pancakes. Maureen's Kitchen experiments with Long Island mainstays like cannoli-loaded french toast. Maureen's Kitchen won't leave you hungry, whether you came for pancakes, companionship, or dessert.

Blydenburgh Park Historic District is time-traveling.

Blydenburgh Park's 18th-century structures recently made the National Register of Historic Places. This historic district includes the mill complex and Blydenburgh Farmhouse. This area is gorgeous and perfect for strolling. Weekly guided tours of historic buildings are available to learn about their history.

Attend a SHS event.

The Smithtown Historical Society wants to conserve and convey the region's rich cultural legacy. The Smithtown Historical Society hosts enjoyable, educational activities throughout the year. Main Street tells Smithtown's past from early American agriculture through 19th-century Long Island. The historical organization provides Civil War encampments, Old Time Base Ball, and farm-to-table feasts.

Blydenburgh County Park.

Blydenburgh County Park offers views of the Nissequogue River and Stump Pond for bird watching. This park is great for all levels of outdoor enthusiasts. Stump Pond offers rowboat rentals, fishing, and challenging hiking and horseback riding courses.

Smithtown PAC.

Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts has accomplished much in eight years. Membership is rising, as are musicals, plays, events, and lectures. The local community is thrilled to have such a bright exhibition of art and culture for the kids. Play schedules and prices vary often. For updated information, check their website.

First Pres.

Smithtown's First Presbyterian Church is at 175 East Main Street. 1825 Presbyterian church. It's on the NRHP. It's on 2 acres (0.81 hectares). The sanctuary is a double-story, 56-by-34-foot frame construction. The wood shingles and afine gable roof make the structure seem amazing.

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