Hotels in Wantagh, New York

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Wantagh overview

Wantagh is a friendly locale surrounded by picturesque beach views. There's a nice selection of restaurants to enjoy during your stay. Wantagh might not have well-known attractions within the city, but you won't need to venture far to find top places to visit like Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. You can take some time to discover the surrounding area and sights like Merrick Road Park and Merrick Golf Course.

Where to stay in Wantagh

A welcoming city for all, Wantagh has a variety of hotels to choose from. You can shop as many as 2257 deals for Wantagh accommodations on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 50%. Our room prices start at 20 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Wantagh as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 24 5-star hotels from 218 USD per night
  • • 136 4-star hotels from 128 USD per night
  • • 211 3-star hotels from 99 USD per night
  • • 88 2-star hotels from 71 USD per night

How to get to Wantagh

Fly into Farmingdale, NY (FRG-Republic), 5.6 mi (9 km) from central Wantagh. New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 14.6 mi (23.5 km) away. Wantagh Station is the closest train station, located 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from the city center.

What to see around Wantagh

Sights especially popular with families include:
  • • Adventureland
  • • Fun Station USA
  • • Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  • • Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery and Aquarium
  • • Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary
Live music and theaters are highlights of the area, along with cultural places like:
  • • Cradle of Aviation Museum
  • • Nassau County Firefighters Museum and Education Center
  • • JetBlue Sky Theater Planetarium
  • • Long Island Children's Museum
  • • Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
It's notable for its beaches, forests, and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Tobay Beach
  • • Point Lookout Beach
  • • Gilgo Beach
  • • Lido West Beach
  • • Gilgo Beach
Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum (5 mi/8.1 km from the city center)
  • • Merrick Road Park (3.6 mi/5.7 km from the city center)
  • • Merrick Golf Course (3.6 mi/5.7 km from the city center)
  • • Norman Levy Park and Preserve (3.7 mi/6 km from the city center)
  • • Westfield Sunrise Mall (4 mi/6.4 km from the city center)

When to visit Wantagh

Do you want to know the ideal time of year to visit? Here are the seasonal norms to help with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 53°F day, 23°F night
  • • April-June: 81°F day, 36°F night
  • • July-September: 83°F day, 53°F night
  • • October-December: 68°F day, 26°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 9.65 inches
  • • April-June: 11.81 inches
  • • July-September: 11.34 inches
  • • October-December: 11.06 inches