Destination guide

Exciting Greenpoint will entice you

The area's live music and art galleries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Greenpoint. Well-liked for its bars, biking and skyscrapers, this city is both cosmopolitan and welcoming. Chrysler Building and Grand Central Terminal 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

Activities and attractions in and around Greenpoint

Are you searching 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 experience everything that Greenpoint has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Floating Pool (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • McCarren Park Pool (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • John V. Lindsay East River Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Tompkins Square Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Sixth Street and Avenue B Community Garden (1.6 mi / 2.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Greenpoint

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Greenpoint is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Battery Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • WNYC Transmitter Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • East River State Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Hunter's Point South (1 mi / 1.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Greenpoint

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), located 5.2 mi (8.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Teterboro, NJ (TEB), which is 10.5 mi (16.9 km) away.

Consider catching the metro at Greenpoint Av. Station or Nassau Av. Station if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Greenpoint?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 953 vacation rentals near Greenpoint. From 657 Condos/Apartments to 135 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Greenpoint for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Greenpoint?

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 Greenpoint:

  • Manhattan: 3,240 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,079 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 1,126 vacation rentals
  • Queens: 5,359 vacation rentals
  • Upper West Side: 573 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 Greenpoint?

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

  • Greenpoint Av. Station: 5,946 vacation rentals
  • WNYC Transmitter Park: 5,905 vacation rentals
  • Green Point Lodge: 5,947 vacation rentals
  • Times Square: 5,874 vacation rentals
  • Central Park: 4,077 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Greenpoint 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 Condos/Apartments in Greenpoint?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 657 Condos/Apartments in Greenpoint. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Greenpoint include:

  • Houses: 135 rentals available
  • Studios: 652 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 34 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Greenpoint?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 35 vacation rentals with pool available in Greenpoint. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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