Destination guide

The artsy area of Manhattan awaits your stay

Take a vacation to Manhattan and enjoy the area's theater scene, entertainment and museums. Travelers like the art, skyscrapers and opera houses in this cosmopolitan and scenic city. Broadway, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Manhattan

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Manhattan a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Floating Pool (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Central Park Zoo (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Sony Wonder Technology Lab (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • NBC Studios (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Restaurant Row (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Manhattan

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Manhattan. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Battery Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Wagner Cove (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Dante Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Damrosch Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Manhattan

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), located 5.1 mi (8.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Teterboro, NJ (TEB), which is 7.3 mi (11.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, New York Grand Central Terminal Station, New York W 32nd St. Station and New York Penn Station are the main stations in the city. You can see more of Manhattan by jumping on the metro at 81 St. - Museum of Natural History Station, 72 St. Station or 86 St. Station.

Where to stay near Manhattan?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,594 house rentals near Manhattan. From 2,947 Condos/Apartments to 195 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Manhattan is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Manhattan?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Manhattan:

  • Midtown: 1,146 vacation rentals
  • The Heights: 282 vacation rentals
  • Ironbound District: 24 vacation rentals
  • West Side: 108 vacation rentals
  • Greenville: 31 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Manhattan?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Manhattan. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Times Square: 5,552 home rentals
  • Central Park: 4,022 home rentals
  • Columbia University: 5,566 home rentals
  • Broadway: 5,562 home rentals
  • Randall's Island: 5,567 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Manhattan listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Manhattan?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2,947 Condos/Apartments in Manhattan. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Manhattan include:

  • Houses: 195 lodging choices
  • Studios: 2,940 lodging choices
  • Villas: 3 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Boats and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Manhattan?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 393 vacation homes with pool available in Manhattan.

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