Destination guide

The lively area of Hempstead awaits your stay

Take a holiday to Hempstead and enjoy the area's live music, festivals and culture. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and island views, this city welcomes all visitors. Long Beach and Floating Pool are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Hempstead

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Hempstead has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Floating Pool (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Fun Station USA (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Merrick Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Harbor Links Golf Course (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Bethpage Black State Park Golf Course (9 mi / 14.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hempstead

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Hempstead is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Long Beach (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Hempstead Lake State Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Eisenhower Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Norman Levy Park and Preserve (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Merrick Road Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Sea Breeze Waterfront Park (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Hempstead

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), located 9.5 mi (15.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic), which is 10.6 mi (17 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Hempstead Station.

Where to stay around Hempstead?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 192 holiday lettings near Hempstead. From 110 Houses to 64 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hempstead is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Hempstead Lake State Park: 3,528 holiday lettings
  • Hempstead Station: 3,309 holiday lettings
  • Flushing Meadows-Corona Park: 5,579 holiday lettings
  • Westchester's Ridge Hill: 4,023 holiday lettings
  • Long Beach: 1,519 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hempstead 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 Hempstead?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 110 Houses in Hempstead. Our other popular types of Hempstead holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 64 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations

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 pool in Hempstead?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 16 holiday homes with pool available in Hempstead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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