Kings Point, New York
Map & Directions to Roosevelt Field Mall, Target & Walmart
Information on Long Island
Long Islands most Popular Website with LOTS of information – PLACES TO GO, THINGS TO DO
Two counties (Nassau County and Suffolk County)
Two cities (Great Neck & Kings Point)
Numerous local towns, villages, hamlets, postal zones and designated places.
Hotels - Near by
Inn at Great Neck (3 miles from USMMA)
The Andrew Hotel (3 miles from USMMA)
Adria Hotel (5.2 miles from USMMA)
The Quality Inn – Floral Park (12 miles from USMMA)
Hampton Inn Suites – Garden City (13 miles from USMMA)
Marriott Spring Hill Suites New York – LaGuardia Airport (13 miles from USMMA)
Comfort Inn LaGuardia Airport (15 miles from USMMA)
Quality Inn – Woodside (17 miles from USMMA)
Local Airports and Flight Information
LaGuardia Airport – Frontier, United. Use a taxi
John F Kennedy Airport – Jet Blue, Continental, Delta. Can use the LIRR
Newark Airport – farthest away on the other side of Manhatten, across the Hudson River. Use LIRR & AMTRAK to get there.
Flight View – Real Time Flight Tracker to check domestic flights
NorthWell-North Shore University Hospital
Where USMMA sends midshipmen for medical care beyond Patton’s ability
New York PASS – Buy a pass for many of NYC attractions and/or the Double Decker Hop-On Hop-Off Tours
City Sights New York – Double Decker Hop-On Hop-Off Tours / Broadway Shows / Helicopter Tours / And MORE
N57/58 Bus Schedule – Connects the Academy with Great Neck
Long Island Rail Road – Connects Great Neck with Long Island and New York City at Penn Station.
Long Island Rail Road WEB TICKETS – Use LIRR Web Ticket for discount tickets mailed to your midshipman, good for 6 months. 10 Off-Peak tickets $61.75 versus $7.25 for 1 Off-Peak ticket.
Mail & Ride - LIRR Tickets by mail (Set up account)
New York City MTA for subways and buses
For travel to & from the airports. They are readily available at campus for all the major breaks – Trimester, Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc. When arriving at LaGuardia or JFK make sure you take a Nassau County cab – not a New York City Yellow Cab. This avoids a significant meter rate increase when the cab enters Nassau County. You can call ahead to arrange for the taxi to be at the airport – listed are two companies from the Yellow Pages
Great One Taxi – 516-466-1166
Great Neck Taxi – 516-482-0077