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Sound Beach New York Vacation Rentals - Home
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Sound Beach Home
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 10 3 10 3 night min stay
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 10
3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 10
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"this house is breathtaking & was the perfect getaway!"
- Jini Hong Park, Leonia, NJ
(11) Excellent (11 reviews)
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Kings Park Home
4 BR / 1.5 BA / Sleeps 8 4 8 7 night min stay
Home / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
4 bedrooms 1.5 bathrooms Sleeps 8
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"The house in on a quiet street in a quiet neighborhood with a beautiful view of the river. The breeze off the river at night is refreshing and the sunsets were gorgeous. Plenty of sleeping space and comfy beds and A/C. The kichen was stocked with more..."
- Barbara Martin Trussell, Old Town, Maine
(11) Excellent (11 reviews)
Orient Point New York Vacation Rentals - Home
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Orient Point Home
4 BR / 3.5 BA / Sleeps 8 4 8 14 night min stay
Home / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
4 bedrooms 3.5 bathrooms Sleeps 8
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"For our family vacations, we always seek a comfortable rental property in a desired destination. By far, this property was our best rental ever! The beautiful, immaculate home was perfect for our family of 7! Tastefully decorated, well equipped..."
- Lisa L. Desmarais, Dayville, CT
(4) Excellent (4 reviews)
Southold New York Vacation Rentals - Home
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Southold Home
4 BR / 3.5 BA / Sleeps 10 4 10 Min stay varies
Home / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 10
4 bedrooms 3.5 bathrooms Sleeps 10
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"My friends and I came out to the North Fork for a relaxing, fun weekend and could not have been more pleased with this rental house. It is a beautiful house which was centrally located just minutes away from Greenport with easy access to both the beach..."
- Lori Bernstein, New York, NY
(2) Excellent (2 reviews)
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Long Beach Home
2 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 4 2 4 30 night min stay
Home / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 4
2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 4
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"Everything went smoothly as planned would absolutely do this again.................."
- Jennifer Lynch, Island Park New York
(2) Excellent (2 reviews)
Fire Island New York Vacation Rentals - Home
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Fire Island Home
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 6 3 6 5 night min stay
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 6
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"This house was great. 3 spacious bedrooms, lots and lots of space in the house and its various outside spaces. Feels very secluded even though its right off the main road to the ferry, and is convenient to all. Can hear people walking by, but it's..."
- fran miller, new york,ny
(1) Excellent (1 review)
Greenport New York Vacation Rentals - Home
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Greenport Home
3 BR / 3 BA / Sleeps 6 3 6 4 night min stay
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms Sleeps 6
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"Loved this house! The house is so comfortable with all the amenities you could wish for. The kitchen is stocked with goumet level appliances and accessories. Great views on a large corner lot with an outside patio area that accomodates outdoor eating..."
- Susan Doyle, Tampa
(1) Excellent (1 review)
Bayport New York Vacation Rentals - Home
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Bayport Home
3 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 9 3 9 No min stay
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 9
3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 9
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"My husband and I recently stayed at this breathtaking waterfront house In Long Island, NY with private access to the water. It is also surrounded by sparkling ponds where ducks & black swans swam, it was truly magnificent. The water was incredible. ..."
- Ejal Ahmed, New York, USA
(3) Excellent (3 reviews)
Westhampton Beach New York Vacation Rentals - Home
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Westhampton Beach Home - 16.7 mi away
6 BR / 6.5 BA / Sleeps 12 6 12 Min stay varies
Home / 6 Bedrooms / Sleeps 12
6 bedrooms 6.5 bathrooms Sleeps 12
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"We had big group use this house before the high season of the summer and had an absolute blast! The photos do not do this house justice. Such a great location and what a spacious house for the larger groups...everyone has their own private space. The..."
- Brian Comiskey Jr., NYC
(2) Excellent (2 reviews)
Westhampton Beach New York Vacation Rentals - Home
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Westhampton Beach Home - 16.9 mi away
8 BR / 5.5 BA / Sleeps 20 8 20 No min stay
Home / 8 Bedrooms / Sleeps 20
8 bedrooms 5.5 bathrooms Sleeps 20
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"For the second time in four years my friends and I stayed at Mark's beautiful house for three nights during New Years weekend. The house is very spacious, tenchnologically modern, and feels like a home. With a basketball court, tennis court, volley..."
- Nile Yohay, New York, New York
(5) Excellent (5 reviews)
Hampton Bays New York Vacation Rentals - Home
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Hampton Bays Home - 18.4 mi away
7 BR / 4.5 BA / Sleeps 18 7 18 14 night min stay
Home / 7 Bedrooms / Sleeps 18
7 bedrooms 4.5 bathrooms Sleeps 18
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East Quogue New York Vacation Rentals - Villa
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East Quogue Villa - 19.9 mi away
8 BR / 7 BA / Sleeps 23 8 23 1 night min stay
Villa / 8 Bedrooms / Sleeps 23
8 bedrooms 7 bathrooms Sleeps 23
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"We had a group of 13 adults and 8 children, ranging in ages infant to 5 years old. There were plenty of bedrooms for everyone for our groups needs and tons of room for everyone to enjoy their time without feeling cramped. The pool area was fantastic ..."
- Greg Lelek, Hershey, PA
(4) Excellent (4 reviews)

About Long Island

Long Island Travel Tips

Long Island, NY is a destination that offers a wide range of activities from strolling on beaches to exploring lighthouses. To fully enjoy one's stay, people who are vacationing with their families should look for and stay in house rentals. Long Island has a large number of rental properties right here on VacationHomeRentals.com. We are an online rental company that offers properties that are available for rent by owner. By renting a home through us you'll be surprised how much you can save on affordable rentals.
Long Island is a great place to visit year-round as there are activities to accommodate every season. For many people the warmer months are the ideal time to reserve Long Island rentals so that they can fully enjoy the region's beaches and outdoor activities. These times are often crowded, however, and as a result some families may find the spring and fall more to their liking. When planning a trip to Long Island, consider transportation as well. In some locations walking is suitable to reach most activities, and as an alternative, bus and rail are easily available. Other locations require the rental of a car for mobility.


When planning a trip to Long Island, house rentals can be found throughout the island. Tourists have four counties from which they can choose a location: Queens, Kings or Brooklyn, Suffolk, and Nassau. Most often Suffolk and Nassau counties are associated with tourists and family-oriented vacation activities. Within these counties are towns and cities where vacationers may find properties to rent. Several of the more popular areas include the Hamptons, Long Beach, Oyster Bay, Garden City, and Babylon.


In Sea Cliff which is a part of Oyster Bay, families staying in Long Island beach rentals have two beaches to choose from: the Harry Tappen Beach and Sea Cliff Municipal Beach. Other beaches in Long Island include Main Beach in East Hampton, Coopers Beach in Southhampton, and Long Beach. In Long Beach families may also choose to take the Long Beach Heritage Bus Tour. Montauk is a location that is known for its casual atmosphere and is a great place for visitors staying in vacation rentals. Long Island attractions that are found in Montauk include Montauk Point State Park, the historic Camp Hero State Park, and the Montauk Point Lighthouse. If staying in one of the Long Island vacation rentals near or in Riverhead, treat the family to a day at the Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center. A trip to the Oheka Castle Mansion Tours and Cold Springs Harbor and Fish Hatchery are family-friendly destinations in Huntington. Other attractions and activities that families may enjoy during their stay in Long Island include visiting Mashomack Preserve in Shelter Island and fishing on the Laura Lee or the Captain Whittaker in Babylon. For families staying in house rentals, Long Island ferry rides are a must. Ferries sail to locations such as New London in Connecticut or Fire Island.

Long Island has long been the escape for wealthy Manhattanites in the sweltering heat of summer, but it offers more than mansions by the sea. While Long Island is becoming known for its vineyards and wineries, you can’t forget the beaches. Jones Beach State Park is the most famous and crowded. Another great park is the Montauk Point State Park. While you’re there enjoy some of the island’s best surf fishing and don’t miss the lighthouse. The park’s hiking trails give way to cross–country skiing paths in the winter.
After a day of enjoying nature, head on over to the Walt Whitman House in West Hills. A trip to Long Island would not be complete without paying homage to how a great many settlers made their living initially. Don’t miss the Sag Harbor Whaling & Historical Museum, where you can enjoy how things used to be before trendy boutiques and Gatsby hit the island.


Long Island is the home of numerous events throughout the year. When these events take place, it is also a great time to visit and stay in one of the Long Island rentals. Spring vacationers can enjoy the Tulip Festival, which takes place in April in Babylon, but before that, treat yourself to excellent food during the Hamptons Restaurant Week in March. In the summer, families love the events that take place on Long Island, including the Strawberry Fest from May to June in Nassau County and the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach, which takes place on Memorial Day weekend. October is the month for the Oyster Festival. Many claim this is the largest East Coast waterfront festival and it has its origins in parades that were held in honor of Theodore Roosevelt. The event is free and includes attractions for kids, fireworks and more. Also in September there is the annual Pow-Wow held on Labor Day by the Shinnecock tribe in Southhampton.


Since Long Island is largely a playground for people from New York City, and most of them are without their own transportation, you can reach the island easily by car, rail, or bus. You can take a train from Penn Station. The trip will take you 30 minutes to reach the western–most point and 2.5 hours to get to the end of the line. There are also two bus companies with service from midtown Manhattan to the Hamptons.


Long Island, like most coastal areas, doesn’t experience the extremes that many do inland. However, their crowds do reach extremes during summer weekends. If you’re looking for a Long Island vacation rental for the summer, know they book up months in advance. Plan early. However, if you want quiet beaches and unencumbered drives, skip the summer and visit during off-season.


Every town on Long Island has a distinct flavor, and exploring the shops in these villages is a great way to sample it. From antique stores to art galleries, high-end retail stores to one-of-a-kind boutiques, a stroll through village main streets is an enjoyable way to get some retail therapy.
There’s a Long Island vacation rental for every taste and preference. With spots along the ocean to homes tucked away amidst lush grounds, explore the joys of this island from a central home base.