Destination guide

Friendly Yonkers will entice you

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Yonkers. This welcoming city is known for its shopping, restaurants and riverfront. Bronx Zoo and Floating Pool are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Yonkers

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Yonkers a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bronx Zoo (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Floating Pool (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Dunwoodie Golf Course (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Legoland Discovery Center Westchester (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Sprain Lake Golf Course (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • New Roc City (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Yonkers

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

  • Central Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Tibbetts Brook Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Untermyer Gardens Conservancy (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Van der Donck Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Lenoir Preserve (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Palisades Interstate Park (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Yonkers

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), located 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Teterboro, NJ (TEB), which is 12.1 mi (19.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station serving the city is Yonkers Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Yonkers?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 5,810 house rentals around Yonkers. From 968 Houses to 4,000 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 Yonkers is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Yonkers?

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 Yonkers:

  • Manhattan: 3,356 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,100 vacation rentals
  • Hell's Kitchen: 1,076 vacation rentals
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant: 377 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 1,178 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 Yonkers?

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

  • Dunwoodie Golf Course: 5,549 home rentals
  • Westchester's Ridge Hill: 4,121 home rentals
  • Untermyer Gardens Conservancy: 4,906 home rentals
  • Yonkers Public Library: 5,604 home rentals
  • Yonkers Station: 5,586 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 968 Houses in Yonkers. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Yonkers include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4,000 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 207 lodging choices
  • Studios: 4,025 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Yonkers?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 384 vacation homes with pool available in Yonkers.

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