LIRR Offering Discount Fall Getaway Packages/Tours

Affordable packages to attractions and tours are just a train ride away.
Affordable packages to attractions and tours are just a train ride away.

Fall is beautiful on Long Island and the Long Island Rail Road wants to help you enjoy this great time of year by offering affordable packages to various attractions and tours that are just a train ride away. For additional information on the times and cost of the LIRR escorted and non-escorted trips described below, please visit: http://web.mta.info/lirr/getaways/longisland/index.htm

Upcoming LIRR escorted tour options include:

Greenport Lighthouse and Seal Watching Cruise – 9/29/18

This tour includes a guided tour of the historic East End Seaport Museum and an afternoon cruise offering close-up views and photo opportunities of the area lighthouses, as well as visit to Gardiners Point Island to observe seals in their natural habitat. This discount package includes:

  • Round-Trip rail and bus transportation
  • Voucher for Escorted Tour
    • Guided tour of the East End Seaport Museum
    • Bottled Water and a snack
    • Round Trip cruise to the “Bug” Lighthouse, “Coffee Pot” Lighthouse and “The Ruins” seal habitat.

Montauk Lighthouse – 10/6/18

Visit the “ultimate” seaside resort community at the tip of Long Island: Montauk. During your day on the East End, you’ll visit: Montauk Village, the Lighthouse, and Gosman’s Dock. This discount package includes:

  • Discounted round-trip rail and bus transportation to all locations
  • Admission to Montauk Point Lighthouse

Long Island Wine Country Tour – 10/27/18

Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the North Fork while tasting wines at three local vineyards and visiting the seaport Village of Greenport. This Discount Package Includes:

  • Discounted round-trip rail and bus transportation
  • Wine tastings at Duck Walk Vineyards
  • Wine tastings at Pindar Vineyards
  • Greenport Village to have lunch or just stretch your legs
  • Wine tastings at Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard
  • Stop at the Briermere Farms (if time permits)

The Long Island Rail Road is also offering a multitude of non-escorted discounted trip options throughout the fall including: 

  • Bike Long Island on the Bethpage Bikeway – thru 9/30
  • Great South Bay Kayak and Paddle Board
  • Freeport’s Nautical Mile – thru 10/28
  • Bethpage Golf and Tennis
  • Bethpage Polo at the Park
  • Shopping at Tanger Outlets and Roosevelt Field Mall
  • Oyster Festival 10/13 & 10/14 (Long Island’s largest street/waterfront fair)
  • Port Jefferson Village/Ferry

If you are buying tickets at LIRR Gray, Green or Blue ticket machines:

Press the “Getaways/Packages” button on the first screen, then select NYC Getaways, then the button for your package or deal. Pay with credit cards or ATM/debit cards. Gray and green machines also accept cash. See here for more information on buying tickets. Call 511 and say “LIRR” if you need additional information.