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Luxury Pet Package

Treat yourself and your BFF (Best Furry Friend) for a relaxing stay. Your VIP’s (Very Important Pet’s) will be wagging their tails until it’s time to go home!

Saddle Up and Stay Package

Saddle up at The New York Equestrian Center and stay at The Garden City hotel. Enjoy a leisurely guided trail ride through the beautiful Hempstead Lake Park’s dedicated bridle path.

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A Walk in the Park

July 16, 2015

Talk about turning trash into treasure: once a landfill, the Norman J. Levy Park and Preserve was converted into a plant and wildlife reserve and is now home to many native plants and birds, as well as a herd of Nigerian dwarf goats used as an ecologically sensitive method of controlling weed and brush overgrowth. There's also Guinea fowl, a turkey-sized bird that's an environmentally friendly alternative to insecticides in the control of ticks at the preserve. In addition to its unique animal residents, the park also boasts a 500 foot fishing pier into Merrick Bay, where visitors can either fish or kayak around. Located less than twenty minutes from our Garden City hotel on Long Island and with 52 acres to explore, this is a beautiful nature spot that also showcases a commitment to ecological sustainability.

Address: Meadowbrook State Parkway, Merrick