Destination guide

The cosy area of Rockaway awaits your stay

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Rockaway. This romantic and walkable city is well known for its shopping, restaurants and fishing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Rockaway

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Rockaway has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fosterfields Living Historical Farm (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Whippany Railway Museum (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Anchor Golf Center (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • The Funplex (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Lake Lackawanna Golf Course (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Pinch Brook Golf Course (10 mi / 16.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Rockaway

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rockaway is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hedden Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Tourne County Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Pyramid Mountain Visitors Center (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Frelinghuysen Arboretum (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Morristown Green (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Lewis Morris Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Rockaway

The nearest airport is in Morristown, NJ (MMU-Morristown Municipal), located 8.7 mi (14 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Caldwell, NJ (CDW-Essex County), which is 12.5 mi (20.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Rockaway?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 44 holiday lettings around Rockaway. From 28 Houses to 6 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Rockaway:

  • Staten Island: 855 holiday homes
  • Upper Roseville: 15 holiday homes
  • Central Business District: 25 holiday homes
  • Glenwood: 30 holiday homes
  • Ironbound District: 25 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Rockaway Townsquare: 122 holiday lettings
  • Ukranian American Cultural Center: 256 holiday lettings
  • Sterling Forest State Park: 221 holiday lettings
  • Morris Plains Station: 239 holiday lettings
  • Pinch Brook Golf Course: 1,005 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 28 Houses in Rockaway. Our other popular types of Rockaway holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rockaway?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Rockaway. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.