Long Beach

One of only two cities on Long Island, The City of Long Beach is nicknamed The City By the Sea and is known for its pristine beaches.

Photo of the Beach Needle, Courtesy of Discover Long Island

Located just south of Long Island in Nassau County, Long Beach was incorporated in 1922, and is nicknamed The City By the Sea.

The City of Long Beach is one of only two cities on Long Island, with a population of about 35,000 people spread across two square miles of land surrounded by water. With the Atlantic Ocean on one side and Reynolds Channel on the other, Long Beach is a beautiful seaside community. 

Beach Passes

Beach passes are required to access the city’s beaches seven days a week from 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Beach pass prices begin at $12 for a single day and vary based on residency, age, ability, and veteran status. Season passes are also available.

Season Pass Sales Locations and Times

Beach Park Trailer (Located at 300 West Broadway)

May 25 – June 23

Open Weekends Only (including Memorial Day)

9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

June 27 – September 2

Open every day

9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

National Register of Historic Places

Multiple sites in Long Beach are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including Barkin House, Cobble Villa, Granada Towers, House at 226 West Penn Street, Pauline Felix House, Samuel Vaisberg House, and the United States Post Office.

“Clean, comfortable, good food and drink, and cool people! Will come back soon! Water was great. It’s super easy to get to from the NYC.”

—shikoo2017, TripAdvisor

Take Amtrak to Long Beach

Experience Long Beach via Amtrak to Penn Station—Don’t forget to use Amtrak’s See New York and Save 15% discount! Transfer from Amtrak to Long Island Rail Road via the Garden City, Mineola or Westbury Long Island stations.

Or get picked up from Penn Station and taken to your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car. Click here to reserve your car or call the Chelsea office today at: 212-647-9777.