Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Long Beach

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Long Beach. This walkable city is known for its beaches, surfing and seaside. Long Beach and Brooklyn Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Long Beach

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Long Beach a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fun Station USA (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Merrick Golf Course (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Forest Park Golf Course (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Kissena Park Golf Club (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Marine Park Golf Course (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Salt Marsh Nature Center (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Long Beach

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 82°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Long Beach

Travelers enjoy Long Beach for its seaside and island views. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Long Beach is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Long Beach (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Lido West Beach (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Silver Point County Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Point Lookout Beach (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Sea Breeze Waterfront Park (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Long Beach

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), located 7.4 mi (11.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic), which is 16.3 mi (26.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Long Beach Station.

Where to stay near Long Beach?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 127 house rentals near Long Beach. From 79 Houses to 36 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Long Beach for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Long Beach?

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 Long Beach:

  • Manhattan: 3,208 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,060 vacation rentals
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant: 381 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 1,054 vacation rentals
  • Astoria: 138 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 Long Beach?

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

  • Long Beach: 1,567 home rentals
  • Holocaust Memorial: 1,599 home rentals
  • Long Beach Historical Museum: 1,680 home rentals
  • Long Beach Station: 1,596 home rentals
  • Central Park: 4,060 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Long Beach 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 Long Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 79 Houses in Long Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Long Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 36 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 3 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 3 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Long Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation homes with pool available in Long Beach.

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