Useful Links - Sports & Leisure



  • Airports: New York-Metro Area
    Choose "Suffolk County" from the drop-down box and then click on Search Information to find links to the official sites for JFK International, LaGuardia, Islip MacArthur Airport, and other regional airports where you will be able to check flight arrivals and departures, get parking information, AirTrain rates, and maps.
  • Bed &
    View bed & breakfast descriptions, photos, visitor reviews, and more for inns in the United States and abroad.
  • Budget Travel
    With an itinerary planned using this website, you can explore the globe without depleting your holiday fund. Explore by destination or just browse articles for travel inspiration. Each article gives recommendations on restaurants, hotels, and attractions and there are ample reader-supplied tips that will help you save money.
  • Center for Disease Control Travel Health Warnings
    Check if the country you are visiting has any outstanding health concerns or vaccination requirements. Also includes general tips on staying safe and healthy abroad, traveling with children or pets, and cruise ship health.
  • Cruise Critic
    Complete guide to cruises, cruise lines and exclusive deals. Over 26,000 cruise reviews are written by the editors and travelers. There are also ship ratings and information on ports of call.
  • Currency Converter
    Find conversion rates for 164 world currencies with exchange rates updated daily.
  • Directions: Google Maps
    View maps and get driving directions for the United States and countries overseas. Maps are available in standard atlas-type versions, with terrain contouring, or with photographic satellite versions. Selected areas of the world can even be viewed from the street viewed as if you were actually there!
  • Disabled Travelers
    Tips for accessible traveling around the world. Lists of travel agents, tour operators, accessible transportation companies, travel companions, adventure travel companies, and airline assistance.
  • Dog-Friendly Travel
    Pet travel guide for dogs of all sizes. Pet friendly hotels, bed and breakfast inns, RV parks and campgrounds, cabin and vacation rentals, accommodations, dog parks, and airline travel.
  • Ferry Schedules: Long Island Ferries
    Check departure times and fees for ferry service from Long Island to Connecticut and Fire Island. Links are available for ferries from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport, Orient Point to New London, and from the South Shore to Fire Island. Online reservations are available for some ferries.
    Find a hotel and read customer reviews on over 8,000 locations around the world. Also browse room rates, photographs, maps, and attractions with easy to navigate tabs.
  • Ticket Prices
    For one-stop shopping for cheap tickets, check This site searches hundreds of travel sites and compares results so you don't have to check dozens of sites yourself. Find and book cheap airline tickets, hotel rooms, vacations and rental cars.
  • Lonely Planet Travel Planner
    Travel advice, tips and destination information inspire you to tour the globe from the popular travel organization Lonely Planet.
  • MTA: Including Long Island Railroad and New York City Subway Maps
    The MTA's official site has links to the LIRR's train schedules and route maps as well as Manhattan subway lines, Long Island or city bus routes, Metro-North, and information on tolls at bridges and tunnels. Find an E-Z pass application at this site and also service advisories on all forms of public transportation.
  • National Parks
    Choose a park for a visitor's guide including hours and directions, park fees, history, and maps.
  • New York City Travel Guide
    Get information on New York City hotels, restaurants, entertainment, shopping, sightseeing, and activities. Read the Fodor's reviews or post your own.
  • New York State Travel Guide
    Explore our state on the official tourism website, I Love New York. With indoor and outdoor travel itineraries; lists of restaurants, hotels, and other lodging; and even a personal travel guide planner, you won't have to go far to have a good time.
  • Offbeat Attractions
    Visit the homepage for Roadside America, a travel guide to unusual attractions, tourist traps, weird vacations, and road trips.
  • Passport Applications
    Apply for or renew a passport with information from this page from the Department of State. You can also find locations to apply for a passport in person or check the status of an application.
  • Suffolk County Transit
    Find Suffolk County bus routes including a color map of the bus entire bus system, route schedules, and fares.
  • Travel Warnings & Country Information
    The U.S. Department of State maintains this list of unstable regions in the world to which it is ill-advised to travel. From this page you can also link to alerts for short-term situations and to country information to check visa or health requirements.