Destination guide

The charming city of Cranford awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Cranford with a stay in a holiday home rental. This romantic and welcoming city entices travellers with its shopping and restaurants. Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Cranford

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Cranford has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hyatt Hills Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Echo Lake Country Club (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • GolfCave (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Galloping Hill Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Shackamaxon Country Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Baltusrol Golf Club (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Cranford

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Cranford is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Battery Park (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
  • Unami Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Wilson Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Rahway River Park (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Joseph Medwick Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Cranford

Fly into Linden, NJ (LDJ), the closest airport, located 4.2 mi (6.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), which is 7 mi (11.3 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Cranford Station.

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

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 Cranford:

  • Journal Square: 84 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 235 holiday homes
  • Newport: 220 holiday homes
  • McGinley Square: 101 holiday homes
  • Historic Downtown: 318 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 Cranford?

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

  • Unami Park: 2,842 holiday rentals
  • Cranford Station: 3,706 holiday rentals
  • Jersey City Journal Square Station: 5,212 holiday rentals
  • Ukranian American Cultural Center: 219 holiday rentals
  • Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey: 335 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 52 Houses in Cranford. Our other popular types of Cranford holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 59 holiday houses
  • Studios: 53 holiday houses
  • Guest houses: 2 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cranford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Cranford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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