Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Glen Head is ready to explore

The area's live music and churches are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Glen Head. Travelers to this romantic city praise the island views, university setting and restaurants. 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

Sightseeing in and around Glen Head

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Glen Head a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bronx Zoo (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Floating Pool (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Sky Zone (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Harbor Links Golf Course (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Glen Cove Municipal Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Glen Head

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Glen Head is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Long Beach (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • William Cullen Bryant Preserve (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • John P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Morgan Memorial Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Bailey Arboretum (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Glen Head

Fly into Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic), the closest airport, located 11.1 mi (17.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), which is 15.2 mi (24.4 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Glen Head Station.

Where to stay around Glen Head?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 68 vacation rentals near Glen Head. From 39 Houses to 16 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 Head for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Glen Head?

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 Glen Head:

  • Manhattan: 3,358 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,053 vacation rentals
  • Queens: 5,309 vacation rentals
  • Bronx: 1,979 vacation rentals
  • Astoria: 136 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 Glen Head?

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

  • Glen Cove Sea Cliff Station: 1,832 vacation rentals
  • Glen Head Station: 2,402 vacation rentals
  • Long Beach: 1,543 vacation rentals
  • Jones Beach State Park: 367 vacation rentals
  • Lehman Center for the Performing Arts: 5,632 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 39 Houses in Glen Head. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Glen Head include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 16 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 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 Glen Head?

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

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