Destination guide

Head to the arty city of Islip

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Islip. Well known for its university setting, restaurants and shopping, this romantic city won't disappoint. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Islip

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Islip a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sky Zone (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Bay Shore Mini Golf (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Stonebridge Golf Links and Country Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Bergen Point Golf Course (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Adventureland (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Bethpage Black State Park Golf Course (12.6 mi / 20.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Islip

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Islip is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bay Shore Manor Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Heckscher State Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Connetquot River State Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Lakeland County Park (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Argyle Park (6.2 mi / 10.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Islip

Fly into Islip, NY (ISP-MacArthur), the closest airport, located 7.4 mi (11.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic), which is 10.8 mi (17.4 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Islip Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Islip?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 281 holiday lettings around Islip. From 256 houses to 13 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.

Can I rent Houses in Islip?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK offers 256 Houses in Islip. Our other popular types of Islip holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 11 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Islip?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 79 holiday homes with pool available in Islip. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.