Destination guide

The beachside setting of Rockaway Park is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Rockaway Park. Travelers appreciate the surfing in this walkable city. Brooklyn Museum and Long Beach are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Rockaway Park

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Rockaway Park a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Floating Pool (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Marine Park Golf Course (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Salt Marsh Nature Center (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • New York Aquarium (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Luna Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Riegelmann Boardwalk (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Rockaway Park

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Rockaway Park is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Long Beach (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Central Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Battery Park (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Jacob Riis Park (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Plum Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Rockaway Park

Fly into New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), which is 13.7 mi (22 km) away.

You can get around Rockaway Park by catching a ride on the metro at Rockaway Park Station, Beach 105 St. Station or Beach 98 St. Station.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Rockaway Park?

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

  • Midtown: 936 vacation rentals
  • Newport: 227 vacation rentals
  • Downtown: 239 vacation rentals
  • The Heights: 216 vacation rentals
  • West Bergen: 47 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Rockaway Park?

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

  • Times Square: 5,124 vacation rentals
  • Central Park: 3,669 vacation rentals
  • New York Harlem 125th St. Station: 5,245 vacation rentals
  • Columbia University: 5,242 vacation rentals
  • Madison Square Garden: 5,143 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rockaway Park listed on Vrbo 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 Houses in Rockaway Park?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 285 Houses in Rockaway Park. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rockaway Park include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 528 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 23 vacation rentals with pool available in Rockaway Park. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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