Destination guide

Delight in the beachside landscape of Long Branch

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Long Branch. This city is walkable and romantic, recognized for its restaurants, bars and shopping. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Long Branch

Do you want to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Long Branch a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Asbury Park Boardwalk (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Asbury Splash Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Shark River Golf Course (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Hominy Hill Golf Course (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • 4JG's Orchards & Vineyards (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
  • Cruz Golf Country Club (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Long Branch

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 83°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Long Branch

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Long Branch is a great place to get 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:

  • Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Hartshorne Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Ocean Grove Beach (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Dorbrook Park Recreation Area (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Silver Lake (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Belmar Beach and Boardwalk (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Long Branch

The nearest airport is in Belmar, NJ (BLM-Monmouth Executive), located 11.2 mi (18 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Linden, NJ (LDJ), which is 25.4 mi (40.9 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Long Branch?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 824 house rentals around Long Branch. From 664 Houses to 84 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 around Long Branch is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Long Branch?

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 Long Branch:

  • Brooklyn: 1,051 vacation rentals
  • Queens: 5,362 vacation rentals
  • Staten Island: 848 vacation rentals
  • Coney Island: 20 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Beach III: 108 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 Long Branch?

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

  • Monmouth University: 913 home rentals
  • Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park: 881 home rentals
  • New Jersey Repertory Company: 885 home rentals
  • Broadway Center: 886 home rentals
  • MAC at Monmouth University: 918 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Long Branch 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 Long Branch?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 664 Houses in Long Branch. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Long Branch include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 84 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 51 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 51 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 Long Branch?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 128 vacation homes with pool available in Long Branch.

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