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The artsy area of Riverhead awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's wineries, art galleries and festivals and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Riverhead. Renowned for its aquarium, seafood restaurants and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Riverhead

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Riverhead a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Safari Adventure (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Out East Family Fun (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Long Island National Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Splish Splash Water Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Roanoke Vineyards (4 mi / 6.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Riverhead

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Riverhead is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Indian Island County Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Grumman Memorial Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Wildwood State Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Ashley Beach (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Meschutt Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Ponquogue Beach (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Riverhead

Fly into Westhampton, NY (FOK-Francis S. Gabreski), the closest airport, located 5.3 mi (8.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Shirley, NY (WSH-Brookhaven Calabro), which is 12.7 mi (20.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Riverhead Station.

Where to stay around Riverhead?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,688 vacation rentals near Riverhead. From 2,319 Houses to 146 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Riverhead for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Riverhead:

  • Davis Park: 26 vacation rentals
  • Remsenburg: 72 vacation rentals
  • South Jamesport: 24 vacation rentals
  • Pipes Cove: 54 vacation rentals
  • Momauguin: 25 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 Riverhead?

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

  • Indian Island County Park: 2,394 vacation rentals
  • Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center: 2,086 vacation rentals
  • Roanoke Vineyards: 1,837 vacation rentals
  • Martha Clara Vineyards: 2,624 vacation rentals
  • Riverhead Raceway: 1,719 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Riverhead 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 Riverhead?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2,319 Houses in Riverhead. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Riverhead include:

  • Cottages: 146 rentals available
  • Cabins: 146 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 38 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Riverhead?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,623 vacation rentals with pool available in Riverhead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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