Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Long Beach

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Long Beach. This walkable city is known for its beaches, surfing and seaside. Long Beach and Brooklyn Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Long Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Long Beach a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fun Station USA (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Merrick Golf Course (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Forest Park Golf Course (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Kissena Park Golf Club (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Marine Park Golf Course (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Salt Marsh Nature Center (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Long Beach

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Long Beach

Travellers enjoy Long Beach for its seaside and island views. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Long Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Long Beach (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Lido West Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Silver Point County Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Point Lookout Beach (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Sea Breeze Waterfront Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Long Beach

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), located 7.4 mi (11.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic), which is 16.3 mi (26.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Long Beach Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Long Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 126 holiday lettings around Long Beach. From 77 Houses to 37 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 Long Beach?

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 Long Beach:

  • Manhattan: 3,102 holiday homes
  • Brooklyn: 1,036 holiday homes
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant: 379 holiday homes
  • Midtown: 1,021 holiday homes
  • Harlem: 571 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 Long Beach?

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

  • Long Beach: 1,531 holiday lettings
  • Holocaust Memorial: 1,575 holiday lettings
  • Long Beach Historical Museum: 1,613 holiday lettings
  • Central Park: 3,956 holiday lettings
  • Grand Central Terminal: 5,751 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Long Beach 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 Long Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 77 Houses in Long Beach. Our other popular types of Long Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 37 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Long Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Long Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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