Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Glen Head is ready to explore

The area's live music and churches are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Glen Head. Travelers to this romantic city praise the island views, university setting and restaurants. Bronx Zoo and Floating Pool are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Glen Head

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Glen Head a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bronx Zoo (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Floating Pool (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Sky Zone (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Harbor Links Golf Course (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Glen Cove Municipal Golf Course (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Glen Head

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Glen Head is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Long Beach (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • William Cullen Bryant Preserve (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • John P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Morgan Memorial Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Bailey Arboretum (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)

Transportation options to and around Glen Head

Fly into Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic), the closest airport, located 11.1 mi (17.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), which is 15.2 mi (24.4 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Glen Head Station.

Where to stay around Glen Head?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 64 holiday lettings near Glen Head. From 39 Houses to 16 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Glen Head is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Glen Cove Sea Cliff Station: 1,821 holiday lettings
  • Manor Park: 4,051 holiday lettings
  • Flushing Meadows-Corona Park: 5,775 holiday lettings
  • Bronx Park: 5,694 holiday lettings
  • Randall's Island: 5,826 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Glen Head 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 Glen Head?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 39 Houses in Glen Head. Our other popular types of Glen Head holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 16 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 Glen Head?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Glen Head. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.