Destination guide

The historic city of Staten Island awaits you

Come and experience Staten Island and its museums, history and art galleries. This city is well-known for its island views and boating. Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Staten Island

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Staten Island has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Floating Pool (20.9 mi / 33.6 km)
  • La Tourette Golf Course (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Freshkills Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Staten Island Zoo (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Mount Loretto Unique Area (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Roller Jam USA (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Staten Island

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Staten Island is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Park (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Battery Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Amundsen Circle (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • High Rock Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Great Kills Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Staten Island

Fly into Linden, NJ (LDJ), the closest airport, located 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), which is 7.9 mi (12.7 km) away.

It's easy to get around Staten Island by catching a ride on the metro at Oakwood Heights Station, Bay Terrace Station or New Dorp Station.

Where to stay near Staten Island?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 819 house rentals near Staten Island. From 88 Houses to 667 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Staten Island is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Staten Island?

Whether you're travelling 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 Staten Island:

  • Manhattan: 3,188 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,064 vacation rentals
  • Hell's Kitchen: 1,072 vacation rentals
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant: 379 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 1,037 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Staten Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Staten Island. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Great Kills Harbor: 5,037 home rentals
  • Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art: 5,550 home rentals
  • Alice Austen House Museum: 5,846 home rentals
  • Clifton Station: 5,799 home rentals
  • La Tourette Golf Course: 5,463 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Staten Island listed on HomeAway 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 Staten Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 88 Houses in Staten Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Staten Island include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 667 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 35 lodging choices
  • Studios: 669 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Staten Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 125 vacation homes with pool available in Staten Island.

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