Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of East Rockaway

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in East Rockaway. This city is well-known for its restaurants and shopping. Long Beach and Brooklyn Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around East Rockaway

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes East Rockaway a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fun Station USA (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Merrick Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Kissena Park Golf Club (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Forest Park Golf Course (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Flushing Meadows Park Pitch and Putt (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Queens Zoo (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East Rockaway

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, East Rockaway is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Long Beach (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Lido West Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Hempstead Lake State Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Sea Breeze Waterfront Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Silver Point County Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around East Rockaway

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), which is 14.3 mi (23 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to East Rockaway Station or East Rockaway Centre Avenue Station and explore the city from there.

Can I find a vacation rental around East Rockaway?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 286 vacation rentals near East Rockaway. From 156 Houses to 99 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near East Rockaway for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to East Rockaway?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in East Rockaway:

  • Manhattan: 3,359 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,101 vacation rentals
  • Queens: 5,552 vacation rentals
  • Harlem: 579 vacation rentals
  • Upper East Side: 2,389 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to East Rockaway?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in East Rockaway. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • East Rockaway Station: 4,356 vacation rentals
  • East Rockaway Centre Avenue Station: 4,917 vacation rentals
  • Central Park: 4,221 vacation rentals
  • Long Beach: 1,658 vacation rentals
  • Jones Beach State Park: 453 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around East Rockaway listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in East Rockaway?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 156 Houses in East Rockaway. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in East Rockaway include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 99 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in East Rockaway?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 15 vacation rentals with pool available in East Rockaway. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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