Destination guide

The cozy city of Port Jefferson awaits you

The area's entertainment and festivals are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Port Jefferson. This city is well-known for its island views and restaurants. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Port Jefferson

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Port Jefferson has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sky Zone (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Harmony Vineyards (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Stonebridge Golf Links and Country Club (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Swan Lake Golf Club (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Long Island Game Farm (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Pine Creek Par 3 Golf Course (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Port Jefferson

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Port Jefferson is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Harborfront Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • West Meadow Beach Historic District (3.9 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Avalon Park and Preserve (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Clifton H. Lee Memorial Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Country Fair Entertainment Park (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Lake Ronkonkoma (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Port Jefferson

The nearest airport is in Islip, NY (ISP-MacArthur), located 11 mi (17.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Shirley, NY (WSH-Brookhaven Calabro), which is 13.2 mi (21.3 km) away.

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

Where to stay around Port Jefferson?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 33 vacation rentals near Port Jefferson. From 25 Houses to 4 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 Port Jefferson for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Port Jefferson?

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 Port Jefferson:

  • Davis Park: 28 vacation rentals
  • Fire Island Pines: 49 vacation rentals
  • Cherry Grove: 18 vacation rentals
  • Devon / Walnut Beach: 29 vacation rentals
  • Momauguin: 23 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 Port Jefferson?

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

  • Port Jefferson: 321 vacation rentals
  • Theatre Three: 337 vacation rentals
  • Harborfront Park: 320 vacation rentals
  • Maritime Explorium: 320 vacation rentals
  • Mather House Museum: 320 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Port Jefferson 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 Port Jefferson?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 25 Houses in Port Jefferson. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Port Jefferson include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 4 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Port Jefferson?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Port Jefferson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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