Visit Elmont, New York: The Host of the 2018 Belmont Stakes

Posted by Kristen Doolan on Jan 25, 2017, 11:24:43 AM

As the perfect summer getaway, Elmont, New York has a ton to offer. Hosting the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival every year is just one crucial part to why you should be planning a visit. The final leg of the coveted Triple Crown™ will prove to be another historical feat in Belmont Park. 

160610MLB-0084-hig.jpgEats & Treats in Elmont, New York

King Umberto, 1343 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY 11003: Starting in 1976, this popular restaurant started small and grew into its fame as the years moved on. Heavily Italian, as it started a pizzeria, this option offers an impeccable amount of options for both lunch and dinner with daily specials posted throughout the restaurant and their website each day. Ranked #1 on Trip Advisor, it’s easy to see why this restaurant lands at the top spot.

Sapienza Bake Shop, 1376 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY 1003: Making the best baked goods on the block since 1973, Sapienza is a local favorite for all of your Italian pastry needs. If you have a sweet tooth like me, this should absolutely be on the top of your list to visit during your trip to the 2017 Belmont Stakes.

Martino’s Pizzeria, 1411 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY 11003: Searching for a relaxing place to unwind and grab that Homestyle New York piece of pizza everyone is looking for? Check out Martino’s! Offering a wide variety with that family-tradition flare, this is a local hotspot you aren’t going to want to miss!

What to Do When Not at Belmont Park

JK Kayak, 93 Harbor Road, Cold Spring Habor, New Work 11724: From kayaks to stand-up-paddle board rentals, JK 160611MLB-0755-hig.jpgKayak is a great place to rent or book tours to add to your summer getaway. Heads up: this group is extremely popular, so make sure to book early!

New York Historical Tours: Located throughout the state of New York and Trip Advisor approved, this is a great company to use when wanting to book your yours through time. Being just a short drive away from NYC and other attractions, this could be a great option for a day off!

Fun Foodie Tours: These tours, led by passionate New Yorker Adrienne Cooper, give you the inside scoop on the New York lifestyle, culture and food (emphasis on the food). If you are a foodie and/or like to explore cuisine, this is for you.

Barrier Brewing Company, 3001 New Street A2, Oceanside, NY 11572: Get your craft beer fix here! Focused on the New York atmosphere and style, this local joint located in Oceanside, New York is a great place to put your list of things to do.


Topics: 2017 Belmont Stakes

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Kristen Doolan

Kristen Doolan was born and raised a Florida State Seminole. Making her way from Florida to North Carolina, Kristen achieved her B.S. in Business Administration, Marketing at The University of North Carolina Wilmington. She is an avid traveler, college football addict, beach bum and loves spending time with her family and friends. 

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Jazzy Morgan is originally from London, England and a die-hard Manchester United Fan. She grew up in Connecticut and made the move down south in 2011 where she attended Winthrop University and received her B.S. in Family & Consumer Sciences and a minor in Marketing. Jazzy enjoys traveling, working out, reading her monthly Vogue & Cosmo and keeping up with fashion trends.