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Shirley overview

Shirley is a relaxing place unique for its sports. You'll appreciate the coffee and bar choices. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Stony Brook University. Make it a point to see sights like TWA Flight 800 International Memorial and Smith Point County Park. Shirley is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Shirley

A welcoming city for all, Shirley has a variety of lodging options. There are 67 hotels in the Shirley area and you can shop as many as 17 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%.
  • • 17 2-star hotels with an average price of $75 per night
  • • 32 3-star hotels with an average price of $99 per night
  • • 13 4-star hotels with an average price of $119 per night

How to get to Shirley

Fly in to Islip, NY (ISP-MacArthur), 12.1 mi (19.4 km) from downtown Shirley. Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic) is the next closest major airport, 29.2 mi (47 km) away. Mastic Shirley Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Shirley

Outdoor activities are on hand like baseball and running along with attractions such as:
  • • Baseball Heaven
  • • Riverhead Raceway
Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Long Island Game Farm
  • • Splish Splash Water Park
  • • Out East Family Fun
  • • Safari Adventure
  • • Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center
Whether window-shopping or searching for a perfect souvenir, here are some favorite shopping areas:
  • • Tanger Outlet Center
  • • Smithaven Mall
Here are some local highlights:
  • • TWA Flight 800 International Memorial
  • • Smith Point County Park
  • • Cupsogue County Park
  • • Shrine of Our Lady of the Island
  • • Shorefront Park

When to visit Shirley

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 52°F day, 22°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 34°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 49°F night
  • • October-December: 69°F day, 24°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 11.3 inches
  • • April-June: 13.0 inches
  • • July-September: 11.2 inches
  • • October-December: 11.7 inches