Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Far Rockaway

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Far Rockaway. This welcoming and walkable city entices travellers with its shopping and coffee shops. Long Beach and Brooklyn Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Far Rockaway

Are you looking for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Far Rockaway a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Floating Pool (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Fun Station USA (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Marine Park Golf Course (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Forest Park Golf Course (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Salt Marsh Nature Center (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Kissena Park Golf Club (10 mi / 16.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Far Rockaway

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Far Rockaway

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Far Rockaway is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Long Beach (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Central Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Battery Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Silver Point County Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Charles Memorial Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Far Rockaway

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), located 3.2 mi (5.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), which is 13.2 mi (21.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Far Rockaway Station. You can see more of Far Rockaway by catching a ride on the metro at Beach 36 St. Station, Beach 44 St. Station or Beach 25 St. Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Far Rockaway?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 44 holiday rentals around Far Rockaway. From 13 flats & apartments to 15 holiday houses, 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 Far Rockaway is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Far Rockaway?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Far Rockaway:

  • Manhattan: 2,996 holiday homes
  • Hell's Kitchen: 1,254 holiday homes
  • Brooklyn: 926 holiday homes
  • Midtown: 1,169 holiday homes
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant: 287 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Far Rockaway?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Far Rockaway. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Beach 67 St. Station: 5,058 holiday rentals
  • Beach 25 St. Station: 5,040 holiday rentals
  • Beach 60 St. Station: 5,050 holiday rentals
  • Beach 44 St. Station: 5,045 holiday rentals
  • Beach 36 St. Station: 5,028 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Far Rockaway listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Far Rockaway?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 13 Condos/Apartments in Far Rockaway. Our other popular types of Far Rockaway holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 15 holiday houses
  • Studios: 16 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 2 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Far Rockaway?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 38 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Far Rockaway. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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