Looking for a new way to explore off-the-beaten-path communities? Long Island Traditions interviews everyday people to give you an authentic look into communities of yesterday and today.
This driving tour is part of the New York Back Story tours developed by folklorists and cultural ethnographers who know you want to hear from local storytellers.Â We hope you enjoy these stories and sites.
On this tour you will hear from baymen, cottage owners, tugboat captains, water taxi workers and boatyard owners.
The route will take you around the north shore of Long Island, including stops by scenic waterfront vistas from Stony Brook and Oyster Bay to Port Washington.