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If you're looking for an island vacation during the waning days of summer, you can cross Long Island off your list. In 1985, the U.S. Supreme Court declared Long Island to be a peninsula rather than an island (despite being surrounded on all sides by water). To find out why, check out this article from Mental Floss: mentalfloss.com/article/76297/sort-bogus-reason-long-island-isnt-considered-island
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