Where to stay around Long Island, US?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 5,119 vacation rentals near Long Island. From 3,744 Houses to 307 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Long Island for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Long Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Long Island. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • New York: 5,462 vacation rentals
  • Manhattan: 3,569 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 962 vacation rentals
  • Hamptons: 3,506 vacation rentals
  • New Jersey: 7,453 vacation rentals

And VRBO offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Long Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Long Island?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Long Island:

  • New York: 5,462 rentals
  • Montauk: 1,168 rentals
  • Mystic: 377 rentals
  • Jersey City: 5,049 rentals
  • Block Island: 85 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Long Island?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Long Island are:

  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA): 5,439 vacation rentals
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK): 5,294 vacation rentals
  • New York, NY (JRE-East 60th Street Heliport): 5,423 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Long Island?

VRBO offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Long Island. From VRBO travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Times Square: 5,396 rentals
  • Central Park: 5,393 rentals
  • New York Harlem 125th St. Station: 5,395 rentals
  • New York 23rd St. Station: 5,405 rentals
  • United States Coast Guard Academy: 631 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Long Island listed on VRBO where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Travel to lively Long Island

The area's live music and wineries are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Long Island. This city's island views, shopping and beaches draw many visitors. Sky Zone and Long Beach are just a couple of the must-sees. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities and attractions in Long Island

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Long Island a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sky Zone (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Harmony Vineyards (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Long Island Game Farm (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Swan Lake Golf Club (10.5 mi / 17 km)
  • Stonebridge Golf Links and Country Club (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Hidden Vineyard (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Long Island

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 81°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Long Island

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Long Island is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Country Fair Entertainment Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Fire Island National Seashore (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Clifton H. Lee Memorial Park (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Lake Ronkonkoma (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Shorefront Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Harborfront Park (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)