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Kings Point

Kings Point, New York
Shopping

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.
Maps

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

North Shore

NorthWell-North Shore University Hospital
Where USMMA sends midshipmen for medical care beyond Patton’s ability

Attractions

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

Taxis

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


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