Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Garden City

The area's live music and churches are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Garden City. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and gardens. Long Beach and Floating Pool 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.


Sightseeing in and around Garden City

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

  • 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 centre:

  • 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

Transport 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 centre. 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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Garden City?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,742 holiday lettings around Garden City. From 817 houses to 3,478 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Garden City?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Garden City:

  • Manhattan: 3,027 holiday homes
  • Brooklyn: 943 holiday homes
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant: 298 holiday homes
  • Harlem: 535 holiday homes
  • Astoria: 123 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Garden City?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Garden City. From Vrbo UK travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Garden City Country Life Press Station: 3,657 holiday lettings
  • Mitchel Athletic Complex: 1,792 holiday lettings
  • Cathedral of the Incarnation: 4,227 holiday lettings
  • Garden City Stewart Manor Station: 4,988 holiday lettings
  • Garden City Nassau Boulevard Station: 4,572 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Garden City listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Garden City?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK offers 817 Houses in Garden City. Our other popular types of Garden City holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 3,478 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 3,601 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 90 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Garden City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 339 holiday homes with pool available in Garden City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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