Destination guide

Head to the tranquil city of Glen Cove

The beaches and riverfront provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Glen Cove. This relaxing and welcoming city entices travelers with its restaurants and bars. Bronx Zoo and Floating Pool 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.


Sightseeing in and around Glen Cove

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Glen Cove a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bronx Zoo (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Floating Pool (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Glen Cove Municipal Golf Course (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Harbor Links Golf Course (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Bayville Adventure Park (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Glen Cove

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 80°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Glen Cove

Travelers love Glen Cove for its pristine beaches and island views. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Glen Cove is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Morgan Memorial Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Pryibil Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Bailey Arboretum (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • John P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Sands Point Preserve (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • William Cullen Bryant Preserve (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Glen Cove

Fly into New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), the closest airport, located 14 mi (22.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic), which is 14.4 mi (23.2 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Glen Cove Glen Street Station, Glen Cove Station and Glen Cove Sea Cliff Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Glen Cove?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 74 vacation rentals near Glen Cove. From 49 Houses to 13 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 Glen Cove for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Pryibil Beach: 1,119 vacation rentals
  • Glen Cove Station: 1,268 vacation rentals
  • Garvies Point Museum and Preserve: 2,891 vacation rentals
  • Glen Cove Glen Street Station: 1,526 vacation rentals
  • Morgan Memorial Park: 2,823 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Glen Cove 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 Glen Cove?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 49 Houses in Glen Cove. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Glen Cove include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 13 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Glen Cove?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 13 vacation rentals with pool available in Glen Cove. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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