With so many tourist activities on Long Island, planning a trip is easy. At 118 miles long, and only about 20 miles wide, you're never far from the beaches
, family fun
Seven bridges and two tunnels connect from New York City to Long Island. From there it's a short drive east to Nassau and Suffolk counties. Three major express routes run east and west through Long Island: the Long Island Expressway (interstate Route 495), Northern State Parkway and Southern State Parkway. Other local, but major east-west routes include Route 25A and Route 25 on the North Shore; and Route 27 and Route 27A on the south shore.
Long Island is serviced by three major airports: JFK International (JFK); LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Long Island Islip MacArthur Airport (ISP)
. The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR
) travels from Manhattan to most Long Island towns, and public transportation is available through the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).
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