Long Islanders Voted Willis Hobbies in Mineola Best Hobby Store on Long Island!
1. Willis Hobbies
300 Willis Ave., Mineola. 516-746-3944. www.willishobbies.com
One of the oldest and largest full-line hobby shops in the country, Willis Hobbies has been a Long Island staple for more than six decades. From trains to rockets and radio-controlled vehicles, there is so much here, you’ll be busy for days, maybe even years. They even have a party room with eight-lane slot car racing and airplane model simulators.
2. South Shore Sportsman
9 Lansdowne Ave., Merrick. 516-992-0004. www.sportsmanli.com
You’ll be sure to hit your target whenever you take aim, thanks to South Shore Sportsman, which is not your average “dusky lit, whispering gun store.” They have the brand names and the tactical experience to take camping, hunting and more to another level.
293 Sunrise Hwy., Lynbrook. 516-599-7080. www.trainworld.com
Since 1968, Trainland has been on track with a great selection of trains, models and railroad collection kits for kids and adults alike. All aboard!
NATIONAL. A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts
Multiple Locations. www.acmoore.com