Destination guide

Travel to arty Harlem

Enjoy the area's art galleries, live music and architecture with a rental holiday home in Harlem. Travellers to this cosmopolitan city praise the university setting, theatres and riverfront. Floating Pool and Barney's 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 and around Harlem

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Harlem a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Floating Pool (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Central Park Zoo (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Sony Wonder Technology Lab (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • NBC Studios (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Restaurant Row (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Harlem

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Harlem is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Central Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Battery Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Bradhurst Urban Renewal Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Carmansville Playground (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Morningside Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Harlem

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), located 5 mi (8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Teterboro, NJ (TEB), which is 6.7 mi (10.8 km) away.

You can see more of Harlem by jumping on the metro at 135 St. Station, 137 St. - City College Station or 135 St. Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Harlem?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 480 holiday lettings around Harlem. From 343 flats & apartments to 376 studios, 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 Harlem?

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 Harlem:

  • Manhattan: 3,129 holiday homes
  • Brooklyn: 1,016 holiday homes
  • Hell's Kitchen: 1,330 holiday homes
  • Greenwich Village: 2,041 holiday homes
  • Upper West Side: 700 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 Harlem? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Harlem. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bradhurst Urban Renewal Park: 5,694 holiday lettings
  • 110 St. Cathedral Pkwy. Station: 5,691 holiday lettings
  • Mount Neboh Baptist Church: 5,912 holiday lettings
  • Harlem - 148 St. Station: 5,692 holiday lettings
  • Studio Museum of Harlem: 5,781 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Harlem listed on 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 Flats in Harlem?

Yes, of course. offers 343 Flats in Harlem. Our other popular types of Harlem holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 376 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 31 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 35 self catering accommodations

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 Harlem?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 15 holiday homes with pool available in Harlem. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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