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Delight in the natural landscape of Sussex

The wildlife, forests and riverfront display a scene truly unique to Sussex. Renowned for its hiking, bird watching and parks, this city welcomes all visitors. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Sussex

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Sussex a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Space Farms Zoo and Museum (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Granite Peak Quad (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Mountain Creek Waterpark (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Mountain Creek Ski Resort (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Hidden Valley Ski Resort (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Scenic Farms Golf Course (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Sussex

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Sussex is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pine Island Town Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Frederick Franck's Pacem in Terris (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Raymondskill Falls (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • George W. Childs Park (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Sterling Forest State Park (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
  • The Rock Sports Complex (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Sussex

Fly into Caldwell, NJ (CDW-Essex County), the closest airport, located 30.5 mi (49.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Morristown, NJ (MMU-Morristown Municipal), which is 32.2 mi (51.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sussex?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 127 holiday lettings around Sussex. From 9 cottages to 49 houses, 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.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Sussex?

We all appreciate a room with a view. But if you're craving views that'll leave you feeling on top of the world, you'll need to head for the hills. HomeAway has no less than 55 alpine holiday rentals available. Of course, that might not suit everyone. Fortunately, HomeAway has plenty more options, including:

  • 39 ski-out holiday accommodation options.
  • 38 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 37 resort holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a condo in Sussex?

A condo is great if you're the kind of traveller who likes to have room to spread out. With the conveniences of home, it'll offer the perfect respite after a tiring day of sightseeing. In this destination, HomeAway has 54 of these properties. Book right now and you could part with as little as £82 a night. If that doesn't fit with your crew's style, we've got a range of different self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • House: 42 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £48 per night.
  • Cottage: 7 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £93 per night.
  • Hotel: 5 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £142 per night.

Can I stay in Sussex in a large group?

The recipe for a memorable trip is relaxing with loved ones in an exciting new place. If you'll be visiting with a big group, HomeAway has options. 18 condo holiday rentals are ready to be booked. Presently, they're the most popular option here for sizeable groups. In and around the area, the properties that are suitable for larger sized groups include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we have 39 rental properties perfect for that size. Book a night from just £91.
  • Looking for a rental property for 8 guests? We have 24 that will be ideal. You can book one for as little as £143 per night.
  • Seeking properties for rent to suit 10 guests? You'll be thrilled to discover we have 10 that'll be perfect. You can bag one for as little as £169 per night.

So don't fret! When you travel with us you can bring your uncle, your brother and all your friends to Sussex.

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