Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Great Neck

Experience the unique character of Great Neck with a stay in a vacation home rental. This welcoming and walkable city entices travelers with its restaurants and shopping. Bronx Zoo and Floating Pool are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Great Neck

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Great Neck a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bronx Zoo (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Floating Pool (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Harbor Links Golf Course (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Kissena Park Golf Club (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Flushing Meadows Park Pitch and Putt (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Queens Zoo (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Great Neck

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Great Neck is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Park (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Long Beach (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Battery Park (16.1 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Kings Point Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Steppingstone Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Great Neck

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), located 7.3 mi (11.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), which is 11.4 mi (18.3 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Great Neck Station.

Where to stay around Great Neck?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 5,598 vacation rentals near Great Neck. From 824 Houses to 4,003 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 Great Neck for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Great Neck?

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 Great Neck:

  • Manhattan: 3,239 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,068 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 1,103 vacation rentals
  • Queens: 5,368 vacation rentals
  • Upper West Side: 560 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 Great Neck?

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

  • Saddle Rock Grist Mill: 5,731 vacation rentals
  • Great Neck Station: 5,694 vacation rentals
  • Gold Coast Arts Center: 5,692 vacation rentals
  • Times Square: 5,854 vacation rentals
  • Central Park: 4,110 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Great Neck 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 Great Neck?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 824 Houses in Great Neck. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Great Neck include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4,003 rentals available
  • Villas: 11 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 Great Neck?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 419 vacation rentals with pool available in Great Neck. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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