Destination guide

The charming area of Stony Brook awaits your stay

The island views and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Stony Brook. Travellers to this romantic city praise the university setting, football games and restaurants. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Stony Brook

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Stony Brook has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sky Zone (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Harmony Vineyards (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Stonebridge Golf Links and Country Club (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Bay Shore Mini Golf (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Pine Creek Par 3 Golf Course (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Country Club of Fairfield (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Stony Brook

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Stony Brook is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Avalon Park and Preserve (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • West Meadow Beach Historic District (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Harborfront Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Lake Ronkonkoma (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Caleb Smith State Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Sunken Meadow State Park (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Stony Brook

Fly into Islip, NY (ISP-MacArthur), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Shirley, NY (WSH-Brookhaven Calabro), which is 14.4 mi (23.2 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Stony Brook Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Stony Brook?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 39 vacation rentals near Stony Brook. From 8 flats & apartments to 27 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Stony Brook for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Stony Brook?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Stony Brook. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Long Island Museum of American Art, History, and Carriages: 503 vacation rentals
  • Stony Brook University: 487 vacation rentals
  • West Meadow Beach Historic District: 312 vacation rentals
  • Stony Brook Station: 486 vacation rentals
  • Lockwood-Mathews Mansion: 294 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Stony Brook listed on Vrbo UK 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 Flats in Stony Brook?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 8 Flats in Stony Brook. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Stony Brook include:

  • Houses: 27 rentals available
  • Studios: 8 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Stony Brook?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Stony Brook. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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