Destination guide

Travel to vibrant Lower Manhattan

Enjoy the area's art galleries, monuments and entertainment with a rental holiday home in Lower Manhattan. Revered for its skyscrapers, museums and theatres, this city is both cosmopolitan and scenic. Take in top local attractions such as One World Trade Center and National September 11 Memorial. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Lower Manhattan

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Lower Manhattan has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Floating Pool (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Pier 25 Mini-Golf (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Sixth Street and Avenue B Community Garden (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Imagination Playground (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Tompkins Square Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Lower Manhattan

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Lower Manhattan. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Central Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Battery Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Collect Pond Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Sara D. Roosevelt Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Soho Square (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Lower Manhattan

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), located 7.6 mi (12.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), which is 9.6 mi (15.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, New York World Trade Center Station, New York 9th St. Station and New York Christopher St. Station are the main stations in the city. You can get around Lower Manhattan by jumping on the metro at Canal St. Station, Spring St. Station or Canal St. Station.

Where to stay near Lower Manhattan?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,444 holiday rentals near Lower Manhattan. From 3,882 Condos/Apartments to 3,902 Studios, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lower Manhattan is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Lower Manhattan?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lower Manhattan. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Hell's Kitchen: 1,047 holiday rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,063 holiday rentals
  • Midtown: 1,077 holiday rentals
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant: 375 holiday rentals
  • SoHo: 2,510 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Lower Manhattan! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lower Manhattan?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Lower Manhattan with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Union City: 4,153 holiday homes
  • Jersey City: 5,419 holiday homes
  • Hoboken: 2,298 holiday homes
  • Weehawken: 5,271 holiday homes
  • Long Beach: 126 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Lower Manhattan?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Lower Manhattan are:

  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA): 5,821 holiday houses
  • New York, NY (JRE-East 60th Street Heliport): 5,831 holiday houses
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK): 5,652 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Lower Manhattan?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Lower Manhattan. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Times Square: 5,809 holiday rentals
  • Central Park: 4,016 holiday rentals
  • New York City Fire Museum: 5,835 holiday rentals
  • 92nd Street Y: 5,849 holiday rentals
  • Gramercy Park: 5,816 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lower Manhattan listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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