The City of East Rockaway, NY
The city of East Rockaway is located in the state of New York in Nassau County and has a population of 10,449 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to East Rockaway is New York, approximately 19 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near East Rockaway, including Carino's Pizzeria & Restaurant, Amazing Wok, Anthony's Pizzeria, Beckmann's Delicatessen and Charlie Brown's Steakhouse. For a larger selection of East Rockaway restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby East Rockaway Golf Courses, Museums and/or Beaches, including the East Rockaway Grist Mill Museum, North Woodmere Golf Course, Bay Park Golf Course, Hempstead Golf Course at Lido Town Of and Long Beach. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of East Rockaway please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 5 airports are located in or near East Rockaway:
- Belmar Monmouth Executive Airport (BLM)
- Farmingdale Republic Airport (FRG)
- New York Kennedy Airport (JFK)
- New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
- Teterboro Airport (TEB)
East Rockaway, New York Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, East Rockaway experiences an average high temperature of 38 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 25 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.01 inches. The seasonal climate varies in East Rockaway with daytime temperatures averaging 79 degrees in the summer, and 40 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect East Rockaway to receive an average of 3.59 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.87 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 105 degrees in the summer and as low as -4 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to East Rockaway should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 61 degrees, and nighttime lows of 45.
East Rockaway, New York Attractions
1Adventureland - Farmingdale,
Adventureland is an amusement park in East Farmingdale, New York. Adventureland is located on Route 110. Admission is free. Tickets cost $1.00 and rides take 3-5 tickets. Guests can also obtain a P.O.P. for $21.99. Some of the attractions/rides consist of the following:
2Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum - , Jersey City,
The Afro-American Historical and Cultural Society Museum is located is on the upper floor of the Miller Branch of the Jersey City, New Jersey Public Library, its collection is dedicated to the African American experience.
3Alice Austen House - Staten Island,
The Alice Austen House, which is also referred to as Clear Comfort, is located at 2 Hylan Boulevard in the Rosebank section of Staten Island, New York City, New York. It was home of Alice Austen, a photographer, for most of her lifetime, and is now a museum and a member of the Historic House Trust. The house is administered by the "Friends of Alice Austen", a volunteer group.
4Allaire Village - , Wall,
Allaire Village is a living history museum located within New Jersey's Allaire State Park in Wall Township, New Jersey. The village was originally established as a bog iron furnace known as the Howell Works, which the company's owner, philanthropist James P. Allaire, endeavoured to turn into a self-contained community. Allaire Village and its existing buildings are now operated by a non-profit organization - Allaire Village, Inc.
5Allen House - , Shrewsbury,
Allen House, is located in Shrewsbury, New Jersey. The house was built in 1680 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 8, 1974.
6Alumni Hall - St. John's University -
Carnesecca Arena is a 6,008-seat multi-purpose arena in Queens County, New York in the US. It was built in 1961 and renamed in honor of Hall of Fame Coach Lou Carnesecca on November 23, 2004. It is the exclusive home to the St. John's University Red Storm women's basketball team, and also hosts the men's team, mainly for games that are not expected to draw a crowd sufficient to fill Madison Square Garden. In practice, the men play virtually all their Big East home games at MSG and their non-conference home games here.
7American Airpower Museum - Farmingdale,
The American Airpower Museum, is located on former site of the Republic Aviation in East Farmingdale, New York which is now part of Republic Airport, maintains a collection of aviation artifacts, and an array of aircraft spanning the many years of the aircraft factory's history.
8American Folk Art Museum - , Manhattan,
The American Folk Art Museum is the leading center for the study and enjoyment of American folk art, as well as the work of international self-taught artists. It is located at 45 West 53rd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, in Midtown Manhattan.
9American Merchant Marine Museum - , Kings Point,
The United States Merchant Marine Academy is one of the five United States service academies. It is charged with training officers for the United States Merchant Marine, branches of the military, or the transportation industry.
10American Museum of Natural History - , Manhattan,
The American Museum of Natural History, that can be found on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, is one of the largest and most celebrated museums in the world. Located in park-like grounds across the street from Central Park, the Museum comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories, and its renowned library.
East Rockaway, New York Hotels
7Ramada Inn And Suites Of Rockville Centre
1000 Sunrise Hwy
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
East Rockaway, New York Restaurants
This is a list of East Rockaway Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers. Happy Dining!
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