Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Garden City

The area's live music and churches are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Garden City. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the shopping, restaurants and gardens. Long Beach and Floating Pool are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Garden City

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Garden City a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Floating Pool (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • Fun Station USA (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Merrick Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Harbor Links Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Kissena Park Golf Club (8.7 mi / 14 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Garden City

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

  • Long Beach (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Central Park (18 mi / 29 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Hempstead Lake State Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Eisenhower Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Alley Pond Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Garden City

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), located 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic), which is 11.3 mi (18.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Garden City Station, Garden City Country Life Press Station and Garden City Nassau Boulevard Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Garden City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,769 holiday lettings near Garden City. From 990 Houses to 3,952 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Garden City area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Garden City?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Garden City:

  • Bedford-Stuyvesant: 380 holiday homes
  • Carnegie Hill: 244 holiday homes
  • Brooklyn: 1,107 holiday homes
  • Queens: 5,616 holiday homes
  • Bronx: 2,194 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

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

  • Garden City Nassau Boulevard Station: 5,073 holiday lettings
  • Garden City Station: 4,635 holiday lettings
  • Roosevelt Field Mall: 2,999 holiday lettings
  • Garden City Country Life Press Station: 4,171 holiday lettings
  • Cathedral of the Incarnation: 4,717 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Garden City 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 Garden City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 990 Houses in Garden City. Our other popular types of Garden City holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,952 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 3,966 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 239 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Garden City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 365 holiday homes with pool available in Garden City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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