Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of East Rockaway

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in East Rockaway. This city is well-known for its restaurants and shopping. Long Beach and Brooklyn Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions 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 and attractions in and around East Rockaway

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes East Rockaway a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fun Station USA (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Merrick Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Kissena Park Golf Club (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Forest Park Golf Course (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Flushing Meadows Park Pitch and Putt (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Queens Zoo (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in East Rockaway

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, East Rockaway is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Long Beach (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Lido West Beach (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Hempstead Lake State Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Sea Breeze Waterfront Park (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Silver Point County Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around East Rockaway

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), which is 14.3 mi (23 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to East Rockaway Station or East Rockaway Centre Avenue Station and explore the city from there.

Can I find a vacation rental around East Rockaway?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 136 vacation rentals near East Rockaway. From 90 houses to 34 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near East Rockaway for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Houses in East Rockaway?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 90 Houses in East Rockaway. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in East Rockaway include:

  • Flats: 34 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 14 vacation rentals with pool available in East Rockaway. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.