Destination guide

The charming area of Stony Brook awaits your stay

The island views and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Stony Brook. Travellers to this romantic city praise the university setting, football games and restaurants. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Stony Brook

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Stony Brook has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sky Zone (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Harmony Vineyards (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Stonebridge Golf Links and Country Club (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Bay Shore Mini Golf (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Pine Creek Par 3 Golf Course (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Country Club of Fairfield (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Stony Brook

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Stony Brook is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Avalon Park and Preserve (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • West Meadow Beach Historic District (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Harborfront Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Lake Ronkonkoma (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Caleb Smith State Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Sunken Meadow State Park (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Stony Brook

Fly into Islip, NY (ISP-MacArthur), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Shirley, NY (WSH-Brookhaven Calabro), which is 14.4 mi (23.2 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Stony Brook Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Stony Brook?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 42 holiday lettings around Stony Brook. From 27 Houses to 7 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 Stony Brook?

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 Stony Brook:

  • Devon / Walnut Beach: 27 holiday homes
  • Davis Park: 26 holiday homes
  • Seaview: 196 holiday homes
  • Dunewood: 20 holiday homes
  • Fire Island Pines: 46 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 Stony Brook?

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

  • Long Island Museum of American Art, History, and Carriages: 556 holiday lettings
  • Stony Brook University: 536 holiday lettings
  • West Meadow Beach Historic District: 343 holiday lettings
  • Stony Brook Station: 532 holiday lettings
  • Gateway Shopping Center: 273 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Stony Brook 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 Stony Brook?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 27 Houses in Stony Brook. Our other popular types of Stony Brook holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 8 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Stony Brook?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Stony Brook. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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