Just as its name suggests, Long Island is a narrow island heading east from New York City. This area is known for great little villages, like Great Neck, where F. Scott Fitzgerald penned The Great Gatsby. Close by is Manhasset, home to the Americana Mall. This is where some of the richest people on the Island shop, making it a great place for people-watching. Those so inclined may want to take a drive around the nearby village of Old Brookville. Once home to families named Vanderbilt and Hutton, many exquisite mansions remain within this community. For a glimpse into the wealth of an earlier age, Sands Point Preserve offers the natural beauty of its immense grounds and a stone castle suitable for English nobility. If you drive east along Long Island, you approach the Hamptons, one of the most affluent areas in the nation. Here you will find everything from bird-watching to wineries to sandy beaches. Speaking of wealth: Extended Stay America offers a rich amount amenities like fully equipped in-room kitchens and complimentary Wi-Fi. You don't have to pay like a king to live like one at ESA.