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Destination guide

Travel to lively Long Island

The area's live music and wineries are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Long Island. This city's island views, shopping and beaches draw many visitors. Sky Zone and Long Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Long Island

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Long Island a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sky Zone (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Harmony Vineyards (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Long Island Game Farm (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Swan Lake Golf Club (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Stonebridge Golf Links and Country Club (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Hidden Vineyard (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Long Island

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 27°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Long Island

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Long Island is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Country Fair Entertainment Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Fire Island National Seashore (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Clifton H. Lee Memorial Park (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Lake Ronkonkoma (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Shorefront Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Harborfront Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Long Island

The nearest airport is in Shirley, NY (WSH-Brookhaven Calabro), located 6.5 mi (10.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Islip, NY (ISP-MacArthur), which is 7.1 mi (11.5 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Medford Station, Yaphank Station and Bellport Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Long Island by catching a ride on the metro at Jamaica 179 St. Station, 169 St. Station or Far Rockaway - Mott Av. Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Long Island?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,982 holiday rentals around Long Island. From 3,698 holiday houses to 262 cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Long Island is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Long Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Long Island. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • New York: 5,800 holiday rentals
  • Manhattan: 3,118 holiday rentals
  • Hell's Kitchen: 1,314 holiday rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,016 holiday rentals
  • SoHo: 2,490 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Long Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Long Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Long Island with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • New York: 5,800 holiday homes
  • Union City: 4,176 holiday homes
  • East Hampton: 2,445 holiday homes
  • Sag Harbor: 2,314 holiday homes
  • Montauk: 1,193 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Long Island?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Long Island are:

  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA): 5,773 holiday houses
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK): 5,582 holiday houses
  • New York, NY (JRE-East 60th Street Heliport): 5,773 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Long Island?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Long Island. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Queens: 5,282 holiday rentals
  • 18 Av Station - McDonald Av: 5,766 holiday rentals
  • The New School: 5,758 holiday rentals
  • Enjou Chocolat: 2,945 holiday rentals
  • Times Square: 5,749 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Long Island listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Explore destinations around Long Island

New York
5,800 holiday rentals
Union City
4,176 holiday rentals
East Hampton
2,445 holiday rentals
Sag Harbor
2,314 holiday rentals
Montauk
1,193 holiday rentals
New Haven
481 holiday rentals
Stonington
368 holiday rentals
Westhampton Beach
763 holiday rentals
Monmouth Beach
111 holiday rentals
Jersey City
5,296 holiday rentals
Hoboken
2,375 holiday rentals
Weehawken
5,207 holiday rentals
Greenport
784 holiday rentals
Westport
181 holiday rentals
New London
661 holiday rentals
Hampton Bays
1,868 holiday rentals
East Quogue
870 holiday rentals
Westerly
468 holiday rentals
Shelter Island
2,003 holiday rentals
Rumson
315 holiday rentals