Destination guide

The riverfront setting of Upper West Side is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's museums, theatre scene and entertainment with a rental holiday home in Upper West Side. Travellers especially like the restaurants, opera houses and shopping in this cosmopolitan and welcoming city. Central Park and Barney's are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Upper West Side

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Upper West Side a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Floating Pool (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Central Park Zoo (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Sony Wonder Technology Lab (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • NBC Studios (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Restaurant Row (2 mi / 3.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Upper West Side

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Upper West Side. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Central Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Battery Park (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Wagner Cove (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Riverside Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Dante Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Upper West Side

Fly into New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), the closest airport, located 5.5 mi (8.8 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 6.6 mi (10.7 km) away.

You can see more of Upper West Side by jumping on the metro at 79 St. Station, 96 St. Station or 72nd St. Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Upper West Side?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 759 holiday lettings around Upper West Side. From 517 flats & apartments to 551 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 Upper West Side?

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 Upper West Side:

  • Manhattan: 3,123 holiday homes
  • Brooklyn: 1,016 holiday homes
  • Hell's Kitchen: 1,322 holiday homes
  • Harlem: 521 holiday homes
  • Greenwich Village: 2,037 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 Upper West Side? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Upper West Side. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • 79 St. Station: 5,897 holiday lettings
  • Beacon Theater: 5,768 holiday lettings
  • The New York Historical Society: 5,763 holiday lettings
  • Zabar's: 5,678 holiday lettings
  • The Bard Graduate Center: 5,688 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Upper West Side 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 Upper West Side?

Yes, of course. offers 517 Flats in Upper West Side. Our other popular types of Upper West Side holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 551 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 23 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 9 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Upper West Side?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 78 holiday homes with pool available in Upper West Side. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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