Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of East Rockaway

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in East Rockaway. This city is well-known for its restaurants and shopping. Long Beach and Brooklyn Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around East Rockaway

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes East Rockaway a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fun Station USA (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Merrick Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Kissena Park Golf Club (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Forest Park Golf Course (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Flushing Meadows Park Pitch and Putt (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Queens Zoo (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East Rockaway

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, East Rockaway is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Long Beach (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Lido West Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Hempstead Lake State Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Sea Breeze Waterfront Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Silver Point County Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around East Rockaway

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), which is 14.3 mi (23 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to East Rockaway Station or East Rockaway Centre Avenue Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around East Rockaway?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 269 holiday lettings around East Rockaway. From 148 Houses to 87 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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

  • Manhattan: 2,990 holiday homes
  • Brooklyn: 997 holiday homes
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant: 343 holiday homes
  • Harlem: 529 holiday homes
  • Astoria: 111 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • East Rockaway Centre Avenue Station: 4,393 holiday lettings
  • East Rockaway Station: 3,868 holiday lettings
  • Central Park: 3,783 holiday lettings
  • Flushing Meadows-Corona Park: 5,470 holiday lettings
  • Queensbridge Park: 5,510 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around East Rockaway listed on HomeAway 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 Houses in East Rockaway?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 148 Houses in East Rockaway. Our other popular types of East Rockaway holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 87 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 5 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in East Rockaway?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in East Rockaway. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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