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 highlights

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)
Transport

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 around Long Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 100 holiday lettings near Long Beach. From 64 Houses to 30 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 Long Beach is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Long Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 64 Houses in Long Beach. Our other popular types of Long Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 30 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Long Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Long Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.