Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Great Neck

Learn about the unique charm of Great Neck with a stay in a holiday home rental. This welcoming and walkable city entices travellers with its restaurants and shopping. Bronx Zoo and Floating Pool 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 Great Neck

Do you want to discover 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 makes Great Neck 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:

  • Bronx Zoo (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Floating Pool (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Harbor Links Golf Course (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Kissena Park Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Flushing Meadows Park Pitch and Putt (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Queens Zoo (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Great Neck

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

  • Central Park (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Long Beach (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Battery Park (16.1 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Kings Point Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Steppingstone Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Great Neck

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), located 7.3 mi (11.7 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 (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), which is 11.4 mi (18.3 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Great Neck Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Great Neck?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,270 holiday lettings around Great Neck. From 701 houses to 3,660 flats & apartments, 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.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Great Neck?

Roll out of bed and stroll to those must-see sights. Or simply get caught up in the thrilling pace of the big city! Spend your next trip just steps from the main streets, with a city centre holiday home. HomeAway has 646 city centre holiday rentals available. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Fortunately, HomeAway has a bunch of other options, including:

  • 147 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 117 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 72 riverside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Great Neck?

Having room to move, cooking with local ingredients, lofty views — if any of these things appeal to you, an apartment rental could be an excellent choice. You can choose from 3,603 different options via HomeAway. How does £28 a night sound? That's what you could be spending if you don't dilly dally! Or perhaps you'd rather pick one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • House: 771 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £23 per night.
  • Hotel: 526 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £22 per night.
  • Studio: 281 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £23 per night.

Can I stay in Great Neck in a large group?

Whether you're embarking on a holiday with the entire family or spending a week away with all your old school mates, it's always lots of fun being under the one roof! The great news is that HomeAway has options to suit you. Why not take a peek at the 413 apartment holiday rentals listed here? They're the most popular option for big groups of guests. If you are hoping to stay in a large group, the holiday rental options that will suit your needs include:

  • Searching for properties that can sleep 5 holiday makers? We have 1,007 that will be ideal. The prices start from £31 per night.
  • If you've got 6 in your crew, you'll be thrilled to learn that there are 921 rental accommodation that are ideal. Prices start at £61 a night.
  • Arranging a trip away with 8 guests? We've got 668 holiday rentals that will meet your needs. Prices start from £77 per night.

You and the squad will be more than satisfied when you organise your Great Neck adventure with us!

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