A small suburb with scenic landscapes and a tight-knit community feel, South Hempstead brings a peaceful atmosphere and prime housing to Long Island.
You’ll find a variety of single-family homes in South Hempstead, from converted summer bungalows and well-kept Capes to mid-century ranches and modern development. Locals enjoy convenient highway access in the hamlet, making it easy to travel to nearby commercial hubs and shopping districts in Rockville Center or Baldwin.
Recreation sites abound in every direction from South Hempstead. Explore hotspots like Jones Beach State Park for swimming and boating, or travel to the Belmont Park Race Track for seasonal horse races and picnic lawns. Hempstead Lake State Park, a gem in the area, boasts biking and hiking trails, a playground, and an old-school wooden carousel.