Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in City Island

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in City Island. This city's kayaking, seafood restaurants and boating draw many visitors. Bronx Zoo and Floating Pool are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around City Island

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes City Island a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bronx Zoo (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Floating Pool (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • New Roc City (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Harbor Links Golf Course (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Flushing Meadows Park Pitch and Putt (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Kissena Park Golf Club (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in City Island

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, City Island is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Park (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
  • Battery Park (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Orchard Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Pelham Bay Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Bicentennial Veterans Park at Weir Creek (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around City Island

Fly into New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), the closest airport, located 6.7 mi (10.8 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 14.1 mi (22.6 km) away.

Where to stay around City Island?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 766 vacation rentals near City Island. From 174 Houses to 495 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 City Island for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in City Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in City Island. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • New Jersey: 8,751 vacation rentals
  • Connecticut: 1,371 vacation rentals
  • New England: 38,717 vacation rentals
  • Times Square: 5,290 vacation rentals
  • Hudson Valley: 4,104 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in City Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in City Island?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in City Island:

  • Jersey City: 4,946 rentals
  • Long Beach: 115 rentals
  • Hoboken: 2,227 rentals
  • Stamford: 278 rentals
  • Greenwich: 286 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to City Island?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in City Island are:

  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK): 5,159 vacation rentals
  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA): 5,332 vacation rentals
  • Wall Street Heliport (JRB): 5,299 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in City Island?

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

  • Times Square: 5,290 rentals
  • Central Park: 3,733 rentals
  • Jones Beach State Park: 338 rentals
  • New York Harlem 125th St. Station: 5,284 rentals
  • Columbia University: 5,294 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around City Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around City Island

Jersey City
4,946 vacation rentals
Long Beach
115 vacation rentals
Hoboken
2,227 vacation rentals
Stamford
278 vacation rentals
Greenwich
286 vacation rentals
White Plains
382 vacation rentals
Yonkers
5,052 vacation rentals
Tarrytown
178 vacation rentals
Nyack
60 vacation rentals
New Rochelle
263 vacation rentals
Union City
3,846 vacation rentals
Point Lookout
85 vacation rentals
Weehawken
4,852 vacation rentals
Lido Beach
143 vacation rentals
Westbury
79 vacation rentals
Edgewater
4,679 vacation rentals
Garden City
5,087 vacation rentals
Teaneck
2,851 vacation rentals
New Canaan
334 vacation rentals
Mamaroneck
123 vacation rentals