The Elk Lake Lodge is located in New (Credit: MYKO Photography / Gary D. Paige)

The Elk Lake Lodge is located in New York State's Adirondacks, about four and a half hours from the Throgs Neck Bridge.

Last-minute road trips from Long Island

If you never got around to planning a summer break, there are plenty of beaches, mountains, vineyards and amusement parks you can explore, all within driving distance of Long Island. Here are a few trips for the last-minute planner with a car.

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