Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Rockville Centre

The area's live music and cathedral are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Rockville Centre. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, beaches and shopping. Long Beach and Floating Pool are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Rockville Centre

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Rockville Centre has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Floating Pool (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Fun Station USA (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Merrick Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Kissena Park Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Forest Park Golf Course (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Bethpage Black State Park Golf Course (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Rockville Centre

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 highlights

Exploring the natural features in Rockville Centre

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Rockville Centre. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Long Beach (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Hempstead Lake State Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Sea Breeze Waterfront Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Norman Levy Park and Preserve (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Merrick Road Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Lido West Beach (5 mi / 8.1 km)

Transportation options to and around Rockville Centre

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), located 7.3 mi (11.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic), which is 12.8 mi (20.7 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Rockville Centre Station.

Where to stay around Rockville Centre?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 205 holiday lettings near Rockville Centre. From 111 Houses to 75 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Rockville Centre area.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Rockville Centre?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Rockville Centre. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Rockville Centre Station: 3,657 holiday lettings
  • St. Agnes Cathedral: 713 holiday lettings
  • Flushing Meadows-Corona Park: 5,294 holiday lettings
  • Randall's Island: 5,275 holiday lettings
  • Forest Park: 5,485 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rockville Centre listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rockville Centre?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 111 Houses in Rockville Centre. Our other popular types of Rockville Centre holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 75 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rockville Centre?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 14 holiday homes with pool available in Rockville Centre. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.