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Roslyn

Travel Guide
Nassau County Museum of Art

This pretty village on the North Shore of Long Island offers a pleasant spot for strolling past historic sites and experiencing small-town living.

The small village of Roslyn is a jewel of Long Island’s Gold Coast. Visit the town on Hempstead Harbor, which was once a very active merchant port, with sailing ships arriving from other parts of the United States and Europe. Today enjoy the town’s historic roots and modern amenities.

Settled in the 1600s as Hempstead Harbor, the village was renamed Roslyn 200 years later. In the mid-1900s, the area was identified as a village worthy of preservation. Wander through the town to see numerous restored homes from the 1700s and 1800s, many now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Note the Robeson-Williams Grist Mill, once important to the town’s economy, now planned for future restoration. Check the schedule of events for the Roslyn Landmark Society to learn what tours and lectures are planned during your visit.

Stroll through Downtown Roslyn and mingle with village residents, fewer than 3,000. Shop at one-of-a-kind boutiques, drop into a café for coffee or lunch or enjoy a fine dining experience. Watch for geese and swans on Roslyn Pond and have a picnic overlooking the water or go to the movie theater along its northwestern shore. Relax at the 16-acre (6-hectare) Gerry Park for a summer concert or winter sleigh ride. Bryant Library offers book signings and hosts summer art shows.

Next to Long Island Sound, visit the Nassau County Museum of Art to admire pieces from famous artists from the 1800s and 1900s. Walk around the wooded estate once owned by a famous poet and known today as the William Cullen Bryant Preserve. Visit Bryant’s one-time mansion too, now the Cedarmere Museum.

Reach Roslyn by car in about 40 minutes from Midtown New York City. Take the Long Island Rail Road train from Pennsylvania Station for a relaxing commute.

Holiday Inn Express Roslyn - Manhasset Area, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Roslyn - Manhasset Area, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
1053 Northern Boulevard, Roslyn, NY
The price is £98 per night from 17 Aug to 17 Aug
Situated in Roslyn, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Americana Manhasset Mall and 2.4 mi (3.8 km) from Nassau County Museum of Art. NYIT Old Westbury Campus ...
3.5/5Good! (318 reviews)
"Nice place"

Reviewed on 10 Jul 2021

Holiday Inn Express Roslyn - Manhasset Area, an IHG Hotel
The Roslyn, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
The Roslyn, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
4 out of 5
1221 Old Northern Blvd, Roslyn, NY
The price is £110 per night from 16 Aug to 16 Aug
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Americana Manhasset Mall, Nassau County Museum of Art and NYIT Old Westbury Campus. Tilles ...
4/5Very Good! (971 reviews)
"The suite"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2021

The Roslyn, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
English Cottage With a Secret Garden
English Cottage With a Secret Garden
95 E. Broadway, Roslyn, NY
Situated in Roslyn, this historic holiday home is within 3 miles (5 km) of Nassau County Museum of Art, Americana Manhasset Mall and NYIT Old Westbury Campus. ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
it was so lovely : my best Airbnb since many years
"On behalf of all my family I would like to thank Lily. This house is Amazing, comfortable and so nice. Our Host Lily had been exceptional in terms of information and facilitate all our stay. First time at this house but not the last. With a lot of love : thank you"

Reviewed on 8 Jun 2021

English Cottage With a Secret Garden
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Homewood Suites New York/Midtown Manhattan Times Square
Homewood Suites New York/Midtown Manhattan Times Square
3.5 out of 5
312 West 37th Street, New York, NY
The price is £115 per night from 25 Aug to 25 Aug
Located in Midtown, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of New York Times Building, Times Square and Madame Tussauds Wax Museum. Macy's and Madison Square ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,580 reviews)
"Like the security as had to have a card/key to get up the elevator."

Reviewed on 31 Jul 2021

Homewood Suites New York/Midtown Manhattan Times Square
English Cottage With a Secret Garden
English Cottage With a Secret Garden
95 E. Broadway, Roslyn, NY
Situated in Roslyn, this historic holiday home is within 3 miles (5 km) of Nassau County Museum of Art, Americana Manhasset Mall and NYIT Old Westbury Campus. ...
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
it was so lovely : my best Airbnb since many years
"On behalf of all my family I would like to thank Lily. This house is Amazing, comfortable and so nice. Our Host Lily had been exceptional in terms of information and facilitate all our stay. First time at this house but not the last. With a lot of love : thank you"

Reviewed on 8 Jun 2021

English Cottage With a Secret Garden
31 Street Broadway Hotel
31 Street Broadway Hotel
2 out of 5
38 West 31st Street, New York, NY
The price is £126 per night from 4 Aug to 4 Aug
Located in Midtown, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of 5th Avenue and Empire State Building. Macy's and Madison Square Garden are also within 10 minutes. ...
2.6/5 (418 reviews)
"This place is exactly as described on Expedia. I stayed for three nights with my three young kids. The room was clean as was the bathroom down the hall. It is not the Ritz, but it is perfect for folks wanting to visit New York on a budget and needing a safe and comfortable place to sleep. The location ..."

Reviewed on 14 Jul 2021

31 Street Broadway Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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