Destination guide

The lively city of Newark awaits you

Enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and museums with a rental holiday home 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-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday 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 cosy holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 highlights

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 centre:

  • 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 centre. 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 travelling 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 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,021 holiday rentals near Newark. From 683 Houses to 3,733 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes 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 are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Newark:

  • Ironbound District: 25 holiday homes
  • Central Business District: 23 holiday homes
  • North Ironbound: 23 holiday homes
  • Upper Roseville: 16 holiday homes
  • Manhattan: 2,958 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Newark?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Newark. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • New Jersey Institute of Technology (nJIT): 5,221 holiday rentals
  • Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart: 5,223 holiday rentals
  • Newark Penn Station: 5,241 holiday rentals
  • Newark Symphony Hall: 5,220 holiday rentals
  • Branch Brook Park Station: 5,260 holiday 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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Newark?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 683 Houses in Newark. Our other popular types of Newark holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,733 holiday houses
  • Studios: 3,743 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 184 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Newark?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 269 holiday homes with pool available in Newark. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Newark

    New York
    5,543 holiday rentals
    Union City
    3,924 holiday rentals
    Jersey City
    5,056 holiday rentals
    2,313 holiday rentals
    4,923 holiday rentals
    5,179 holiday rentals
    Parsippany-Troy Hills
    69 holiday rentals
    West New York
    2,454 holiday rentals
    50 holiday rentals
    50 holiday rentals
    33 holiday rentals
    4,300 holiday rentals
    98 holiday rentals
    538 holiday rentals
    984 holiday rentals
    South Brunswick Township
    34 holiday rentals
    71 holiday rentals
    Dobbs Ferry
    107 holiday rentals
    West Milford
    128 holiday rentals
    Piscataway Township
    35 holiday rentals