Destination guide

The arty area of Riverhead awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's wineries, art galleries and festivals with a rental holiday home in Riverhead. Renowned for its aquarium, seafood restaurants and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Riverhead

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Riverhead a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Safari Adventure (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Out East Family Fun (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Long Island National Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Splish Splash Water Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Roanoke Vineyards (4 mi / 6.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Riverhead

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Riverhead is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Indian Island County Park (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Grumman Memorial Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Wildwood State Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Ashley Beach (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Meschutt Beach (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Ponquogue Beach (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
Transport

Transport options to and around Riverhead

Fly into Westhampton, NY (FOK-Francis S. Gabreski), the closest airport, located 5.3 mi (8.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Shirley, NY (WSH-Brookhaven Calabro), which is 12.7 mi (20.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Riverhead Station.

Where to stay near Riverhead?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,492 holiday rentals near Riverhead. From 2,121 Houses to 166 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Riverhead for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Riverhead?

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

  • Momauguin: 19 holiday homes
  • Coecles Harbor: 19 holiday homes
  • Silver Beach: 46 holiday homes
  • The Heights: 34 holiday homes
  • Menantic Creek: 39 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Tanger Outlet Center: 1,554 holiday rentals
  • Safari Adventure: 1,710 holiday rentals
  • Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center: 1,917 holiday rentals
  • Roanoke Vineyards: 1,700 holiday rentals
  • Suffolk Theater: 1,880 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Riverhead 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 Riverhead?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,121 Houses in Riverhead. Our other popular types of Riverhead holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 166 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 66 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 166 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Riverhead?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,469 holiday homes with pool available in Riverhead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.