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Destination guide

Lively Queens will entice you

The area's festivals and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Queens. Travellers to this cosmopolitan city praise the baseball games, cafes and shopping. Brooklyn Museum 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

Activities and attractions in Queens

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Queens a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Floating Pool (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Forest Park Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Kissena Park Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Queens Zoo (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Flushing Meadows Park Pitch and Putt (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Queens

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Queens. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Central Park (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Long Beach (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Battery Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Rufus King Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Forest Park (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Queens

Fly into New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.7 mi (5.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), which is 6.5 mi (10.4 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Jamaica Station, Kew Gardens Station and Jamaica St. Albans Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Queens by catching a ride on the metro at Ozone Park Lefferts Blvd. Station, Sutphin Blvd. Station or Archer Av. Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Queens?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,295 holiday lettings around Queens. From 3,713 flats & apartments to 697 houses, 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 Queens?

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 Queens:

  • Manhattan: 3,140 holiday homes
  • Brooklyn: 1,015 holiday homes
  • Hell's Kitchen: 1,333 holiday homes
  • Harlem: 523 holiday homes
  • Greenwich Village: 2,044 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 Queens?

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

  • 18 Av. Station (63rd St.): 5,775 holiday lettings
  • Central Park: 4,034 holiday lettings
  • Times Square: 5,753 holiday lettings
  • New York City Fire Museum: 5,771 holiday lettings
  • New Jersey City University: 5,713 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Queens listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Flats in Queens?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 3,713 Flats in Queens. Our other popular types of Queens holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 697 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 3,798 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 Queens?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 341 holiday homes with pool available in Queens. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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