Destination guide

The lively city of Newark awaits you

Enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and museums and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Newark. This city's hockey games, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Ellis Island Immigration Museum and Ellis Island are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Newark

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Newark has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Floating Pool (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Field Station Dinosaurs (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Liberty National Golf Club (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Turtle Back Zoo (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Liberty Science Center (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Newark

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newark is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Park (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Battery Park (8.5 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Military Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Newark Lincoln Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Independence Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Newark

Fly into Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.1 mi (5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Linden, NJ (LDJ), which is 9.1 mi (14.7 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Newark Penn Station, Newark Broad St Station and Newark International Airport Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Newark by jumping on the metro at Military Park Station, Washington Street Station or NJPAC - Center Street Station.

Where to stay near Newark?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 5,080 house rentals near Newark. From 718 Houses to 3,617 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Newark for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Newark:

  • Upper Roseville: 15 vacation rentals
  • Ironbound District: 22 vacation rentals
  • Central Business District: 22 vacation rentals
  • North Ironbound: 18 vacation rentals
  • Manhattan: 3,003 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 Newark?

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

  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center: 5,438 home rentals
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT): 5,415 home rentals
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey: 5,382 home rentals
  • Prudential Center: 5,422 home rentals
  • Newark Symphony Hall: 5,384 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Newark 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 Houses in Newark?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 718 Houses in Newark. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Newark include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,617 lodging choices
  • Studios: 3,632 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 181 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Newark?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 364 vacation homes with pool available in Newark.

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