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Rockaway Beach overview

Rockaway Beach is a budget-friendly place unique for its beaches, live music and oceanfront. You'll enjoy the ample bar and dining options, along with outdoor areas for cycling and walking. Take in some local culture at popular attractions, such as Ellis Island Immigration Museum and Broadway. Make plans to visit the popular Brooklyn Academy of Music and Brooklyn Bridge. Rockaway Beach is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Rockaway Beach

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

How to get to Rockaway Beach

Fly in to New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), 4.2 mi (6.8 km) from central Rockaway Beach. New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia) is the next closest major airport, 13.3 mi (21.5 km) away. Beach 90 St. Station is the closest metro station.

What to see around Rockaway Beach

Fun activities are on hand like cycling and surfing, along with attractions such as:
  • • Salt Marsh Nature Center
  • • Prospect Park Tennis Center
  • • Audubon Center
  • • Dyker Beach Golf Course
  • • Sunset Park
A top highlight is the area's live music scene, as well as places like:
  • • Long Beach Historical Museum
  • • Whitman Theatre
  • • King Manor Museum
  • • Weeksville Heritage Center
  • • Jewish Children's Museum
It's notable for its beaches and favourite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Jacob Riis Park
  • • Sandy Point County Park
  • • Charles Memorial Park
  • • Plum Beach
  • • Long Beach
Top places to visit in the area include:
  • • Brooklyn Academy of Music
  • • Brooklyn Bridge
  • • New York University
  • • Statue of Liberty
  • • Ellis Island

When to visit Rockaway Beach

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when the best time to visit is. Here are the seasonal trends to help you decide when to go:

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