Top things to do in North Shore

Historic Site in North Shore

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site

This is where president Theodore Roosevelt and his wife raised six children. A nature trail from behind the museum ends at a picturesque beach. The 23-room Victorian home was rehabilitated in 2015; it's accessible b…
Park in North Shore

Sands Point Preserve Conservancy

Formerly the Guggenheim estate, this preserve covers forest and a beautiful bayfront beach; the visitor center is in Castle Gould, built in the 19th century by railroad heir Howard Gould. Visitors can also tour the …
Historic Building in North Shore

Vanderbilt Museum & Planetarium

See how shipping magnate 'Commodore' Cornelius Vanderbilt lived in his Eagle's Nest 19th-century mansion, or take in a planetarium show ($10; 8-10pm Fri & Sat) on weekends. Combination tickets available.