Destination guide

Why people love visiting exciting Astoria

The area's art galleries and architecture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Astoria. This city's riverfront, skyscrapers and restaurants attract many visitors, and its cosmopolitan and scenic location add to the charm. Floating Pool and Bloomingdale's are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 Astoria

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Astoria a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Floating Pool (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Central Park Zoo (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Sony Wonder Technology Lab (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • NBC Studios (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Restaurant Row (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Astoria

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Astoria is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Park (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Battery Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Astoria Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Socrates Sculpture Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Carl Schurz Park (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Astoria

Fly into New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), the closest airport, located 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Teterboro, NJ (TEB), which is 9.7 mi (15.6 km) away.

It's easy to get around Astoria by catching a ride on the metro at Astoria Blvd. Station, Astoria - Ditmars Blvd. Station or 30 Av. Station.

Where to stay near Astoria?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 132 house rentals near Astoria. From 78 Condos/Apartments to 39 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Astoria for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Astoria?

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 Astoria:

  • Manhattan: 3,002 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,026 vacation rentals
  • Hell's Kitchen: 955 vacation rentals
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant: 371 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 977 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 Astoria?

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

  • 36 Av. Station: 5,669 home rentals
  • Astoria Park: 5,629 home rentals
  • Socrates Sculpture Park: 5,658 home rentals
  • Isamu Noguchi Sculpture Museum: 5,634 home rentals
  • Museum of Moving Image: 5,646 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Astoria 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 Condos/Apartments in Astoria?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 78 Condos/Apartments in Astoria. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Astoria include:

  • Houses: 39 lodging choices
  • Studios: 85 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 5 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Astoria?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 113 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Astoria.

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