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West Hempstead overview

West Hempstead is special for its beaches, and known for its gardens and shops. You'll appreciate the coffee and bar choices. Plan a fun excursion to Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum and Belmont Park. Popular attractions like St. John's University and Citi Field are sure to leave an impression. West Hempstead is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in West Hempstead

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, West Hempstead has accommodations to fit every need. There are 1082 hotels in the West Hempstead area and you can shop as many as 562 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 60%.
  • • 174 2-star hotels with an average price of $75 per night
  • • 352 3-star hotels with an average price of $100 per night
  • • 396 4-star hotels with an average price of $119 per night
  • • 97 5-star hotels with an average price of $194 per night

How to get to West Hempstead

Fly in to New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), 7.7 mi (12.3 km) from downtown West Hempstead. Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic) is the next closest major airport, 12.4 mi (19.9 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • West Hempstead Gardens Station
  • • West Hempstead Lakeview Station
  • • West Hempstead Station

What to see around West Hempstead

Known for its gardens, the area has sights especially popular with families like:
  • • Queens Zoo
  • • Adventureland
  • • Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary
  • • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  • • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Aquarium
It's notable for its beaches and favorite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Lido West Beach
  • • Long Beach
  • • Sandy Point County Park
  • • Tobay Beach
  • • Orchard Beach
For those looking for a souvenir or simply window-shopping, here are some favorite shopping areas to visit:
  • • Roosevelt Field Mall
  • • Green Acres Mall
  • • Americana Manhasset Mall
  • • Broadway Mall
  • • Plainview Shopping Center
Some top sights in the area include:
  • • Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
  • • Belmont Park
  • • St. John's University
  • • Citi Field
  • • Bronx Zoo

When to visit West Hempstead

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

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 54°F day, 26°F night
  • • April-June: 82°F day, 39°F night
  • • July-September: 84°F day, 55°F night
  • • October-December: 70°F day, 28°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.5 inches
  • • April-June: 11.7 inches
  • • July-September: 11.3 inches
  • • October-December: 10.3 inches