Destination guide

Head to the exciting city of Jersey City

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Jersey City. This cosmopolitan and scenic city is well known for its riverfront, parks and shopping. Ellis Island Immigration Museum and Ellis Island are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Jersey City

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Jersey City a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Floating Pool (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Liberty Science Center (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Pier 25 Mini-Golf (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Staten Island Ferry Whitehall Terminal (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Liberty National Golf Club (2 mi / 3.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Jersey City

Travellers appreciate the stunning river views and beautiful parks, which is just a taste of what Jersey City has to offer. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Jersey City is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Central Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Battery Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Van Vorst Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Meluso Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Hamilton Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Jersey City

The nearest airport is in Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Teterboro, NJ (TEB), which is 9.4 mi (15.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Jersey City Grove St. Station, Jersey City Marin Boulevard Station and Jersey City Harborside Financial Center Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay near Jersey City?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,423 holiday rentals near Jersey City. From 3,838 Condos/Apartments to 770 Houses, 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 Jersey City is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Jersey City?

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 Jersey City:

  • Journal Square: 100 holiday homes
  • McGinley Square: 120 holiday homes
  • West Bergen: 64 holiday homes
  • Bergen/Lafayette: 166 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 249 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 Jersey City?

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

  • Hoboken 9 Street - Congress Street Station: 5,754 holiday rentals
  • Fems Park: 5,725 holiday rentals
  • Jersey City Journal Square Station: 5,753 holiday rentals
  • Jersey City Grove St. Station: 5,761 holiday rentals
  • Jersey City Newport Station: 5,769 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Jersey City 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 Condos/Apartments in Jersey City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,838 Condos/Apartments in Jersey City. Our other popular types of Jersey City holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 770 holiday houses
  • Studios: 3,858 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 197 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Jersey City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 350 holiday homes with pool available in Jersey City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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