Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Garden City

The area's live music and churches are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Garden City. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and gardens. Long Beach and Floating Pool are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Garden City

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Garden City a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Floating Pool (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Fun Station USA (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Merrick Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Harbor Links Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Kissena Park Golf Club (8.7 mi / 14 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Garden City

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Garden City is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Long Beach (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Central Park (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Hempstead Lake State Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Eisenhower Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Alley Pond Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Garden City

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), located 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic), which is 11.3 mi (18.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Garden City Station, Garden City Country Life Press Station and Garden City Nassau Boulevard Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Garden City?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 5,433 vacation rentals near Garden City. From 718 Houses to 3,982 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 Garden City for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Garden City?

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

  • Garden City Station: 4,283 vacation rentals
  • Cathedral of the Incarnation: 4,339 vacation rentals
  • Roosevelt Field Mall: 2,681 vacation rentals
  • Garden City Stewart Manor Station: 5,206 vacation rentals
  • Garden City Nassau Boulevard Station: 4,672 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Garden City 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 Garden City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 718 Houses in Garden City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Garden City include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,982 rentals available
  • Studios: 3,954 rentals available
  • Hotels: 212 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Garden City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 416 vacation rentals with pool available in Garden City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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