Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Princeton

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Princeton. Renowned for its university setting, shopping and sporting events, 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Princeton

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Princeton a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jasna Polana (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Forsgate Country Club (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Makefield Highlands Golf Club (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Tamarack Golf Course (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Neshanic Valley Golf Course (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Sesame Place (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Princeton

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Princeton. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Princeton Battlefield State Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Herrontown Woods Arboretum (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Mercer County Park (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Sayen Park Botanical Garden (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Negri-Napote Native Grassland Preserve (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Hutcheson Memorial Forest (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Princeton

Fly into Princeton, NJ (PCT), the closest airport, located 4.8 mi (7.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Trenton, NJ (TTN-Mercer), which is 8.6 mi (13.9 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Princeton?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 192 holiday lettings around Princeton. From 43 flats & apartments to 68 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.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Princeton? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Princeton. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Jasna Polana: 152 holiday lettings
  • McCarter Theatre: 147 holiday lettings
  • Princeton University: 144 holiday lettings
  • Nassau Hall (Old Nassau): 147 holiday lettings
  • Princeton Public Library: 147 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 43 Flats in Princeton. Our other popular types of Princeton holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 68 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 56 self catering accommodations
  • Country houses: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Princeton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 88 holiday homes with pool available in Princeton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.