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LOVE Plan your Valentine’s Day date al fresco at these scenic destinations.
IN THE AIR SCENIC SPOTS TO SHARE WITH YOUR VALENTINE
BY BRIANA BONFIGLIO
This year’s considerations for where to spend Valentine’s Day with your partner may
be a bit different than in the past. It’s one of the biggest nights for dining out, but with
restaurants limiting capacity, reservations may be harder to come by.
So what other romantic options are there? Luckily on Long Island, love is in the air —
fresh air, that is — at many of its picturesque parks, beaches, and other outdoor spaces.
And as everyone knows, chilly weather and cuddling up together a great date make.
Couples, bring blankets and maybe even a picnic basket, and head down to one of these
10 scenic Long Island destinations this Valentine’s Day.
FIRE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE
To start, nothing beats the views from the top of the Fire Island Lighthouse, accessible
from Robert Moses State Park Field 5. The walk itself over to the historic structure is a
nice photo op. But that’s just the beginning. The spiral climb to the top of the lighthouse
is a fun couples activity with a breathtaking reward.
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