Destination guide

Head to the captivating city of Elizabeth

Come and experience Elizabeth and its churches, entertainment and monuments. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and theaters, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Elizabeth

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Elizabeth has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Galloping Hill Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Staten Island Zoo (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Freshkills Park (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Hyatt Hills Golf Course (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Staten Island Ferry St. George Ferry Terminal (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • La Tourette Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Elizabeth

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Elizabeth is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Park (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Battery Park (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Newark Lincoln Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Wilson Park (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Montgomery Park (4.4 mi / 7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Elizabeth

The nearest airport is in Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), located 2 mi (3.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Linden, NJ (LDJ), which is 4.4 mi (7 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Elizabeth Station or North Elizabeth Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay near Elizabeth?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,205 house rentals near Elizabeth. From 318 Houses to 1,673 Condos/Apartments, 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 Elizabeth is on HomeAway.

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

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 Elizabeth:

  • Manhattan: 3,002 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,021 vacation rentals
  • Hell's Kitchen: 955 vacation rentals
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant: 371 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 977 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 Elizabeth?

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

  • St. Patrick's Church: 5,335 home rentals
  • Jersey Gardens Outlet Mall: 5,412 home rentals
  • Times Square: 5,586 home rentals
  • Central Park: 3,853 home rentals
  • New Jersey City University: 5,545 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Elizabeth 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 Elizabeth?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 318 Houses in Elizabeth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Elizabeth include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,673 lodging choices
  • Villas: 2 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 2 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Elizabeth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 143 vacation homes with pool available in Elizabeth.

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