Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Carteret

Learn about the unique charm of Carteret with a stay in a holiday home rental. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and bars, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Carteret

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

  • Freshkills Park (2.1 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Roller Jam USA (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • La Tourette Golf Course (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Kids N' Shape (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Mount Loretto Unique Area (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Hyatt Hills Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Carteret

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

  • Battery Park (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Joseph Medwick Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Freshkills Park (2.1 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Rahway River Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Wilson Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Carteret

The nearest airport is in Linden, NJ (LDJ), located 2.3 mi (3.7 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 8 mi (12.9 km) away.

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

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 Carteret:

  • Midtown: 918 holiday homes
  • Journal Square: 84 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 224 holiday homes
  • Newport: 211 holiday homes
  • McGinley Square: 101 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 Carteret?

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

  • Joseph Medwick Park: 4,208 holiday rentals
  • Times Square: 5,210 holiday rentals
  • Central Park: 3,634 holiday rentals
  • Columbus Circle: 5,214 holiday rentals
  • Gramercy Park: 5,239 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 56 Houses in Carteret. Our other popular types of Carteret holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 36 holiday houses
  • Townhouses: 2 holiday houses
  • Studios: 36 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carteret?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Carteret. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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