Destination guide

The arty city of Washington Heights awaits you

Come and experience Washington Heights and its art galleries, architecture and museums. This city is welcoming and cosmopolitan, recognised for its university setting, riverfront and cycling. Bronx Zoo and Floating Pool are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Washington Heights

Are you hoping to discover things to 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 Washington Heights a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bronx Zoo (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Floating Pool (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Central Park Zoo (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Sony Wonder Technology Lab (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • NBC Studios (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Restaurant Row (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Washington Heights

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Washington Heights is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Central Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Battery Park (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Bennett Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Roberto Clemente State Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Carmansville Playground (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Washington Heights

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), located 6 mi (9.6 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 6.8 mi (10.9 km) away.

You can see more of Washington Heights by jumping on the metro at 175 St. Station, 168 St. Station or 181 St. Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Washington Heights?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 246 holiday lettings around Washington Heights. From 164 flats & apartments to 186 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 Washington Heights?

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 Washington Heights:

  • Manhattan: 3,124 holiday homes
  • Brooklyn: 1,021 holiday homes
  • Hell's Kitchen: 1,319 holiday homes
  • Harlem: 521 holiday homes
  • Greenwich Village: 2,036 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 Washington Heights? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Washington Heights. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • 163 St. - Amsterdam Av. Station: 5,770 holiday lettings
  • Columbia University Medical Center: 5,768 holiday lettings
  • New Balance Track & Field Center at Armory: 5,767 holiday lettings
  • 155 St. Station (St. Nicholas Av.): 5,768 holiday lettings
  • Audubon Terrace: 5,767 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Washington Heights 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 Washington Heights?

Yes, of course. offers 164 Flats in Washington Heights. Our other popular types of Washington Heights holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 186 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 27 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Washington Heights?

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

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