Destination guide

Explore the natural setting in East Islip

The wildlife and beaches create a pretty picture of East Islip. This city is well-known for its windsurfing and sledding. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in East Islip

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes East Islip a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sky Zone (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Bay Shore Mini Golf (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Stonebridge Golf Links and Country Club (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Bergen Point Golf Course (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Adventureland (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
  • Harmony Vineyards (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East Islip

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, East Islip is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Heckscher State Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Connetquot River State Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Bay Shore Manor Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Fire Island (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Ocean Beach (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around East Islip

The nearest airport is in Islip, NY (ISP-MacArthur), located 6.2 mi (9.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic), which is 13 mi (20.9 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to East Islip Great River Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around East Islip?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 353 house rentals around East Islip. From 306 Houses to 19 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around East Islip is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to East Islip?

Whether you're travelling 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 East Islip:

  • Fire Island Pines: 49 vacation rentals
  • Davis Park: 26 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Beach: 150 vacation rentals
  • Saltaire: 35 vacation rentals
  • Fair Harbor: 116 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to East Islip?

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

  • East Islip Great River Station: 484 home rentals
  • Bethpage State Park: 567 home rentals
  • Commack Methodist Church: 491 home rentals
  • Country Fair Park: 752 home rentals
  • Long Island Museum of American Art, History, and Carriages: 560 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around East Islip 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 East Islip?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 306 Houses in East Islip. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in East Islip include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 19 lodging choices
  • Villas: 2 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 16 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in East Islip?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 88 vacation homes with pool available in East Islip.

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