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9 Best and Fun Things To Do In Babylon New York

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This Long Island town is renowned for its natural splendor and convenient location near New York City, providing an ideal getaway from the hectic pace of the city.

One of its most popular attractions is Argyle Park, which is set around a large lake and offers visitors a range of outdoor recreation options. There are also over 85 campsites in the vicinity, many of which offer electric hookups. The park also hosts an annual fair that draws thousands of visitors to Babylon each year.

Another popular outdoor recreation area is Southards Pond Park, which is a favorite among anglers for catching bluegill and perch. There is also a scenic hiking trail where visitors can either go for a walk or a bike ride.

For those interested in historic architecture, the Nathaniel Conklin House is well worth a visit, while the Town of Babylon History Museum at Town Hall is another must-see for anyone wanting to learn more about the town’s past.

If this sounds like the kind of place you’d like to visit, keep reading for a comprehensive list of everything else Babylon has to offer so you can plan your trip accordingly.

The 9 Most Popular Things To Do In Babylon New York

9. Venetian Shores Beach

4.6 ★★★★★ (19 reviews)


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8. Captree Boat Basin

4.5 ★★★★★ (205 reviews)

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Location: 3500 Ocean Pkwy Bay Shore NY

Tel:  631 669 0449

7. Nathaniel Conklin House

5.0 ★★★★★ (2 reviews)

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Location: 280 Deer Pk Ave Babylon NY

6. Argyle Lake

4.5 ★★★★★ (16 reviews)


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5. Southards Pond

4.5 ★★★★★ (16 reviews)

4. Town of Babylon History Museum at Old Town Hall

4.6 ★★★★★ (28 reviews)


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Location: 47 W Main Street Babylon NY

Tel:  631 587 3750

3. Southards Pond Park

4.7 ★★★★★ (498 reviews)

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Location: Babylon NY

Tel:  631 669 4878

2. Argyle Park

4.6 ★★★★★ (1,751 reviews)

Location: NY 27A Babylon NY

Tel:  631 669 1500

1. Robert Moses State Park

4.7 ★★★★★ (6,973 reviews)

Location: Robert Moses Causeway Babylon NY

Tel:  631 669 0449

Final Words:

Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Babylon New York! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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