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Readers’ Choice: Favorite Places to Spend Your ‘Staycation’

You don’t have to leave your home town to have a great break. So what local attractions top your itineraries?

Let’s face it, sometimes you just need a break and not a big vacation with hefty travel fees and the dilemma of getting that big pile of clothes into a way-too-small suitcase. In those cases, locals go the ‘staycation’ route, exploring the many attractions right in their home towns.

This week let’s find out what local ‘staycation’ haunts are at the top of people’s itineraries.

Readers’ Choice is a new weekly feature where we ask you – our readers – to tell us your top picks on the businesses and local attractions that get your loyalty.

Each Monday we’ll list our nominees recommendations. Did we leave your go-to spot off the list? Go ahead and add it in comments.

On Friday we’ll tabulate all of the poll votes, comments, recent directory reviews and emails and crown a Reader’s Choice. Please only vote once in the poll, because any attempt to game the results could end up in your favorite businesses being disqualified.

Here are our nominees:

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Local shop owner May 07, 2012 at 02:13 PM
Its Avalon park for my wife and I)
James from Suffolk May 08, 2012 at 04:10 PM
Very interesting article..West meadow beach has my vote!
Carol D May 09, 2012 at 12:35 AM
Sorry all but my favorite is melville park..My family and i love walking there on a sunny day.
Diana May 09, 2012 at 02:14 PM
West Meadown Beach! As soon as I moved to this area, I was in love! Walking along Trustee's Road, sand bar and sprinklers....nothing but the best!

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