Destination guide

The lively city of Newark awaits you

Enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and museums with a rental holiday home in Newark. This city's hockey games, shopping and restaurants draw many visitors. Ellis Island Immigration Museum and Ellis Island 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 Newark

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that Newark has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Floating Pool (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Field Station Dinosaurs (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Liberty National Golf Club (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Turtle Back Zoo (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Liberty Science Center (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Newark

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newark is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Central Park (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Battery Park (8.5 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Military Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Newark Lincoln Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Independence Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Newark

Fly into Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.1 mi (5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Linden, NJ (LDJ), which is 9.1 mi (14.7 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Newark Penn Station, Newark Broad St Station and Newark International Airport Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Newark by jumping on the metro at Military Park Station, Washington Street Station or NJPAC - Center Street Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Newark?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,217 holiday lettings around Newark. From 3,703 flats & apartments to 676 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 city-centre property in Newark?

If you love the thought of jumping out of bed and finding yourself among interesting shops, cafes and attractions within a matter of minutes, then you've got to book a place in the main central area. HomeAway has 644 city centre holiday rentals available. Open to more suggestions? HomeAway has tons more property options to have a look at, including:

  • 137 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 96 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 71 riverside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Newark?

Explore this destination like a local from the comfort of your very own apartment. You'll feel like you're a part of the neighbourhood in no time! You'll be able to take your pick from 3,539 different options on HomeAway. If you book quickly, you could spend as little as £24 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather pick one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • House: 670 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £23 per night.
  • Hotel: 511 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £22 per night.
  • Studio: 271 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £42 per night.

Can I stay in Newark in a large group?

Holidays spent with your favourite people can be tons of fun, especially when you're staying under the one roof in an awesome new place! If you're visiting with a big group, HomeAway can help you. 616 apartment holiday rentals are listed. Currently, they're the most popular option here for large groups. In this area, the rental options that can house large groups of people include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we've got 864 properties to rent just right for that size. Book a night from just £54.
  • Keen to find somewhere for 5 guests? We have 529 that will be ideal. Prices begin at just £34 per night.
  • Searching for rental properties suitable for 8 people? You'll be glad to hear we have 341 that'll be perfect. You can secure one from just £46 per night.

So don't worry! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your dad, your cousin and all your mates to Newark.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Newark?

HomeAway is here to help you catch up with your relatives and friends. Providing an assortment of affordable holiday rentals, you're sure to get a special place to suit everyone. North Ironbound is a magnet for bargain hunters. And with 13 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £80 a night, it's not difficult to see why. There are another 17 HomeAway holiday rentals awaiting you in or around Ironbound District. The average price in this area is £82 per night.

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