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Hempstead overview

Hempstead is unique for its cultural, and known for its festivals and live music. You'll enjoy outdoor areas for camping. Plan a fun excursion to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum or Belmont Park. Bronx Zoo and St. John's University are popular sights to see. If you're looking for a family- and business-friendly getaway, Hempstead is for you.

Where to stay in Hempstead

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Hempstead has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Hempstead with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Hempstead hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Hempstead hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Hempstead

Fly in to New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), 9.3 mi (15 km) from central Hempstead. Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic) is the next closest major airport, 10.7 mi (17.3 km) away. Hempstead Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Hempstead

Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • Fun Station USA
  • • Adventureland
  • • Queens Zoo
  • • Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary
  • • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Festivals and live music are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Long Island Children's Museum
  • • Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center
  • • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • • JetBlue Sky Theater Planetarium
  • • The Space at Westbury
Below are some favourite shopping areas where you can find that perfect souvenir – or simply browse:
  • • Roosevelt Field Mall
  • • Green Acres Mall
  • • Broadway Mall
  • • Americana Manhasset Mall
  • • Plainview Shopping Center
Popular places in the area include:
  • • Bronx Zoo
  • • Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
  • • Belmont Park
  • • St. John's University
  • • Citi Field

When to visit Hempstead

Curious about when the best time to visit is? Here are the seasonal trends to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 12°C day, -3°C night
  • April-June: 28°C day, 4°C night
  • July-September: 29°C day, 13°C night
  • October-December: 21°C day, -2°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 245 cm
  • April-June: 296 cm
  • July-September: 286 cm
  • October-December: 262 cm
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