Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Long Island Apple Picking Guide

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Calling all apple pie, apple cider, and deep-fried apple cider doughnut fans, it’s harvest season at Long Island’s East End farms. For a taste of fall, round up some friends or family and spend a day visiting LI’s best u-pick locations:
  • Harbes Orchard - This kid-friendly farm and orchard offers picturesque landscapes, u-pick apples and pumpkins, day and night-time corn mazes, and an assortment of delicious fall treats. 5698 Sound Ave, Riverhead
  • Woodside Orchards - To make sure apples are available for all visitors throughout the season, both the Jamesport and Aquebogue locations open new areas of the orchard each weekend. After a visit to the orchard, stop by a local winery or enjoy some Hard Cider in Aquebogue. Route 25 Aquebogue or Manor Lane, Jamesport
  • Lewin Farms - The first pick your own farm on Long Island, Lewin offers a variety of u-pick fruits and vegetables. While you’re there, check out this year’s 5 acre corn maze. Each year a new design is created, never quite the same as the last - have fun getting lost for a while. 812 Sound Avenue, Calverton
  • Hank’s Pumpkin Town - While known for its pumpkin picking, Hank’s also offers apple picking all weekend long. Take a wagon ride, get lost in a corn maze, and eat roasted corn and apple cider donuts until your heart’s content. 240 Montauk Hwy, Watermill
  • Seven Ponds Orchard - Specializing in dwarf apple tree varieties, this orchard is a kid-friendly apple picking experience. Open 9am - 6pm daily until Thanksgiving, enjoy u-pick apples, berries and fresh baked goods at their farmers market. 65 Seven Ponds Road, Water Mill
Make the day extra sweet and travel with us at Dynasty Limo. Reserve one of our cars for you and your group, we'll arrive promptly to bring you to your destination and home afterwards. Contact us for more information and to view our availability: 631.587.8500.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Foodie Friday - Feast Your Way Into Fall

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New York City is gearing up to help you feast into fall. From food fairs to Oktoberfest celebrations - get ready to dig in this weekend. Check out some of the happenings below!
13th Annual Oyster Frenzy
Grand Central Oyster Bar - Saturday from Noon to 4pm
Calling all professional (and aspiring) oyster shuckers, Grand Central Oyster Bar’s 13th Annual Oyster Frenzy is this weekend. With over 30 wines by the glass, 16 different oysters, live music, and a oyster shucking competition (grand prize - $3,000) - you won’t want to miss it.

Chile Pepper Festival
Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Saturday from 11am to 6pm
Turn up the heat and enjoy one of New York’s hottest fall traditions - the Chile Pepper Festival. Sample wares from the hottest chile pepper artisans from Brooklyn and beyond while also viewing capsaicin-inspired artwork, and tasting some treats from child-chocolatiers.

41st Annual Atlantic Antic
Brooklyn - Sunday from Noon to 6pm
Hang out at the oldest and largest street festival in NYC! Spanning four neighborhoods (Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill and Downtown Brooklyn), Atlantic Antic is living tribute to the myriad of heritages that coexist in Brooklyn. Peruse through boutiques and vendors, enjoy live outdoor performances, and take the kids to a special child friendly area with pony rides, bounce houses, and more!

Oktoberfest New York
South Street Seaport - Saturday from Noon to Midnight
Experience everything that makes Oktoberfest great - right here in New York City. Admission is free however you can purchase a two hour beer tasting to sample some German beer selections from Hofbrau, Radeberger, and Weihenstephan in extra large one liter (30 oz.) steins. Prost! 

Skip the hassle of trains, subways, and cabs - give Dynasty Limousine a call to reserve your ride!  Your full bellies will thank us. Contact us for more information (631) 587-8500!

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Long Island Wineries Under Your Radar

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Happy first day of Fall! And what better way to celebrate Fall than by planning a visit to one (or some) of Long Island's own wineries? If you're tired of the traditional North and South Fork hot spots, give one of the below a try:

Whisper Vineyards - 485 Edgewood Ave, St. James
Part of the Borealis Farm operation, this cozy spot offers a large tasting room and outdoor patio - significantly closer than those on the North or South Fork. Enjoy a selection of wines, beer, and NY spirits with friends or family Wednesdays through Sundays.

Lieb Cellars - 13050 Oregon Rd, Cutchogue
Hidden on one of the most rural roads on the North Fork, this daily, year round winery features an indoor rustic-chic tasting bar, private library room and furnished front deck - with fire pits for fall! Plus there’s live music from 6-9p on Friday nights through the fall and winter. UPDATE: For those traveling in buses or limos, book a reservation at their Bridge Lane Wine Tasting Room in Mattituck!

Kontokosta - 825 North Rd, Greenport
A newer winery located north of the village, Kontokosta is situated on sixty-two acres - boasting over a quarter-mile of Long Island Sound waterfront. The large 4,500 square foot industrial barn serves as the main tasting room for this winery, putting out 4,000 bottles a year. UPDATE: Buses, limousines, and vans are not permitted. 

Diliberto Winery - 250 Manor Lane, Jamesport
Escape to an Italian trattoria, state side. The design of this tasting room allows visitors to enjoy award winning wines in an atmosphere similar to the experience they would have sitting in a small Piazza in Italy. Live music, pizza, and Italian specialties are available for purchase.

With the North and South Fork lined with vineyards, you may easily miss these more off the beaten path locations. Be sure to check out one of the above hidden gems on your next trip out east!

And for any winery that allows buses, limousines, or vans - be sure to book your wine tour with Dynasty Limousine! Our expert wine tour representatives will handle all the arrangements necessary to create the perfect package to suit your needs. Call us today for more information and availability: 631-587-8500.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Top Places for Peak Fall Foliage

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With each morning feeling a bit crisper, it’s safe to say fall is around the corner. As sad as we are to see summer go, it doesn’t stop us from celebrating all the activities that fall brings. First up? Aside from pumpkin spice lattes of course is nature’s colorful foliage displays - and we have your guide to chasing falling leaves at the end of this month through November!

Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan
Peak Time: Late September to early October
Offering up a rugged terrain, take a driving tour around Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for some of the most natural, diverse scenery anywhere. 

Adirondacks, New York
Peak Time: Late September to early October
The Adirondack Region boasts one of the longest fall foliage seasons in the country, and is only a quick drive (or quicker flight) away!

The Northeast Kingdom, Vermont
Peak Time: Late September to early October
Comprising of Essex, Orleans and Caledonia counties - the Northeast Kingdom is one of the state’s most undisturbed regions offering top-notch hiking and biking trails, dense forests, and tranquil lakes. 

Moosehead Lake Region, Maine
Peak Time: Mid September to early October
To really take in the scenery, book a leaf peeping excursion with Katahdin cruises! A three hour steamboat ride for some serious fall foliage views.

Once you book your fall escape, give us a call for all your airport transportation needs. We are available for pickups and drop offs at all of the major New York Airports including, JFK, La Guardia, Mac Arthur Airport and for most private airports including Farmingdale Executive Airport. Call and request a quote today (631) 587-8500!

Monday, September 14, 2015

9th Annual North Fork Foodie Tour Sunday September 20th

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Celebrate the North Fork’s Bounty at the 9th Annual North Fork Foodie Tour this Sunday!

As you know, the North Fork of Long Island is famous for delectable fare: from Peconic Bay scallops to Long Island duck - the list is endless. Get a taste of what the North Fork has to offer, Foodie Tour 9 has added some new locations as well as some favorites of prior tours!

Take this opportunity to meet the people who have dedicated their lives to producing unique, local, artisanal food, wine, and beer that makes the North Fork so special. All providing behind-the-scenes tours of their establishments.

The self guided tour begins at 10am at participating locations in Southold, Peconic, Cutchogue, Mattituck, Riverhead, and East Marion, New York. Plus, there will be fun, educational, and delicious activities for all ages.

Admission is $25(not including service fee) for adults and children 12 and under are FREE. Click here to purchase online »

Once you purchase your tickets, reserve your transportation with us! We provide our customers with luxurious limousines and/or limo buses which can accommodate a party of 2 to 30 guests to the East End of Long Island for a day of relaxation and fun. 
Contact us for more information and to view our availability.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

4 Gadgets for Better Rest While Traveling

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Nothing beats a good night's sleep, however more often than not this happens in the comfort of your own home instead of on the road. If you have problems getting adequate rest in unfamiliar places, here are a few sleep aides to help you catch a few more z’s:
Glo to Sleep - Up your sleeping mask game, Glo to Sleep provides a calming blue light, meant to relax your mind and help you sleep quicker, deeper, and wake up feeling more well rested.(SRP: $30)

NightWave Sleep Assistant - Not a fan of something on your face while you sleep? Try the NightWave Sleep Assistant which works similarly to the above. Match your breathing to the blue light projected on your ceiling. As the pulsing light slows down, you’ll gradually lull yourself to sleep. (SRP: $50)

Sleeper Scarf - A scarf and neck pillow in one? The Sleeper Scarf is fashion meets function. Instead of traveling with a bulky neck pillow, wear the Sleeper Scarf, with an insert that can be inflated and deflated when needed - or removed entirely! (SRP: $65)

SleepPhones - Dubbed as ‘pajamas for your ears,’ this comfy headband helps you block out noise and snoring simply by connecting to your music player. Choose from a standard headphone jack or bluetooth connection. (SRP: $40 - 100)

No matter where your 2015 travel plans take you and what new technology can make it easier, Dynasty Limousine will be there to handle your transportation needs. We are available for pickups and drop offs at all of the major New York Airports including, JFK, La Guardia, Mac Arthur Airport and for most private airports including Farmingdale Executive Airport. Dynasty Limousines has competitive rates for Airport and Ground Transportation in the New York area. Call and request a quote today (631) 587-8500!

Friday, September 4, 2015

Labor Day Weekend on Long Island

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What better way to celebrate a holiday honoring the achievements of American workers than by relaxing? With Labor Day weekend marking the unofficial end of summer, it’s time for one last hurrah before falling back into hectic fall schedules.

See below to see what Long Island has in store:

69th Shinnecock Annual Powwow
Southampton. 12:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sept 4-7.
The largest event of its kind on the East Coast, celebrate the end of summer with dance, native food, music and fun at the 69th annual Shinnecock Powwow.

Westhampton Beach 7th Annual Festival of the Arts
Westhampton Beach. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept 5-6.
The 7th Annual Westhampton Festival of the Arts has emerged as one of America’s Top 50 fine art events. Come explore the world of art in the breathtaking creations of painters, jewelers, sculptors, photographers, mixed-media and fiber artists, also creations of glass, ceramic, metal and wood.

Huntington Lighthouse Music Festival
Huntington. 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Sept 5.
Now in its 9th year, check out the ONLY music festival in the world held on top of a working lighthouse in the middle of the water! Grab your boat, kayak, canoe, inner-tub, or whatever other mode of water transportation and make your way to the lighthouse!

Bethpage Polo at the Park
Bethpage. 3pm. Sept 6.
Kid’s Day is this Sunday! Get up close and personal with the Polo players and ponies and watch an exciting match with friends and family. Plus - there will be activities, contests, and more for all ages!

For a full list of local happenings, visit the Long Island Press.

Regardless of how you choose to celebrate Labor Day, we want to make sure you stay safe. Reserve one of our cars for you and your group, we'll arrive promptly to bring you to your destination and home afterwards. All you'll need to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy! Contact us for more information and to view our availability.