The City of Hempstead, NY
Hempstead is a popular city in the state of New York with a total of 53,971 residents living there. Hempstead is ranked as the twelfth most populated city in New York and the 589th most populated city in the United States. The largest nearby city to Hempstead is New York, approximately 20 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Hempstead, including Mcdonald's Restaurant, Ben's Kosher Delicatessen Restaurant & Caterers, Cardinali Bakery, Angelo's Pizza and Mc Donald's Restaurants. For a larger selection of Hempstead restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Hempstead Botanical Gardens, Museums, Arenas and/or Golf Courses, including the Cradle of Aviation Museum, Christopher Morley Park, Clark Botanic Garden, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and Old Westbury Gardens. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Hempstead please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 5 airports are located in or near Hempstead:
- Bridgeport Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial Airport (BDR)
- Farmingdale Republic Airport (FRG)
- New York Kennedy Airport (JFK)
- New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
- Teterboro Airport (TEB)
Hempstead, New York Climate and WeatherIn the month of April, Hempstead experiences an average high temperature of 58 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in April are usually about 41 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.26 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Hempstead with daytime temperatures averaging 79 degrees in the summer, and 40 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Hempstead 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 Hempstead 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.
Hempstead, 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.
4Allen 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.
5Alumni 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.
6American 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.
7American 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.
8American 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.
9American 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.
10Arena at Harbor Yard - Bridgeport,
The Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard is a 10,000-seat multi-purpose arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut, built alongside The Ballpark at Harbor Yard. The Arena opened on October 10, 2001 and is managed by Centerplate. Webster Bank entered into a 10-year $3.5 million agreement with the City of Bridgeport for naming rights of the Arena on January 6, 2011.
Hempstead, New York Hotels
1Homewood Suites By Hilton Carle Place/westbury
40 Westbury Ave
Carle Place, NY 11514
Hempstead, New York Restaurants
This is a list of Hempstead Fast Food Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
95 Old Country Road
Carle Place, NY 11514
8Ben's Kosher Delicatessen Restaurant & Caterers
95 Old Country Road
Carle Place, NY 11514
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