Whether you’re on a date or taking the family out for a little bonding adventure, a round of mini-golf is high on everyone’s list in the summer.
Long Island is home to some beautiful courses, so it’s not just the golf that’s fun, the views are pretty terrific too.
Bayville Adventure Park
The Lost Treasure of Captain Blackheart Bay is the theme of this pirate-laden mini golf game. A full-size sunken ship with a motley crew other fun obstacles make this a fun family trip. After golf, there are bumper boats and a haunted maze, along with some beautiful scenery of the island’s north shore.
8 Bayville Avenue, Bayville, NY 11709, 516-624-7433, www.BayvilleAdventurePark.com
Wacky windmills and water holes are some of the favorites at this adventure park that also features go-karts, bumper boats, batting cage and rides.
655 Long Island Ave., Medford, NY 11763, 631-475-1771, www.BoomersLongIsland.com
Country Fair Park
Two 18-hole courses that feature bridges and waterways, this is a pretty course. While there, enjoy go-karts, laser tag and a batting cage too.
3351 Route 112, Medford, NY 11763, 631-732-0579, www.CountryFairPark.com
Crow’s Nest Mini Golf
Ahoy! There are more than 18 holes at this pirate-themed course, located smack in the middle of the beautiful Nautical Mile in Freeport, a worthy trip in itself.
262 Woodcleft Avenue, Freeport, NY 11520, 516-223-0497, www.TheNauticalMile.us
Harbor Links MIniature Golf Course
The miniature golf course features 18 holes and features waterfalls and beautiful landscaping.
1 Fairway Drive, Port Washington, NY 11050, 516-767-4816, www.HarborLinks.com
An old-fashioned course located on some of the most beautiful beachfront on the east coast.
1 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, NY 11793, 516-785-1600
Monster Mini Golf
Rain, rain go away, now we can play golf any day! Monster Mini Golf is an indoor adventure and not recommended for small children or adults who are afraid of fluorescent monsters, aliens, and evil clowns.
410 Commack Road, Deer Park, NY 11729, 631-940-8900, www.MonsterMiniGolf.com/DeerPark
Skydrive Golf Center
18-holes are just the beginning at this super golf center. Every level of golf can be enjoyed here. While dad drives some balls, the kids can play some jungle-themed mini-golf.
1024 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, NY 11735, 631-694-4666, www.SkydriveGolf.com
The Whale’s Tale
Enjoy the day at this cute destination featuring an 18-hole mini golf course, and an outdoor terrace to enjoy the ice cream and other sweet delights on the menu and an indoor arcade.
3 Ram Island Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964, 631-749-1839, www.ShelterIslandWhalesTale.com
Tiki Action Park
Aloha from Centereach! A tropical Hawaiian theme awaits with luau music, gushing waterfalls, large caves and their signature Tiki fountain. When done with golf, there are go-karts and an indoor arcade.
1878 Middle Country Road, Centereach, NY 11720, 631-471-1267, www.TikiActionPark.com