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Destination guide

Head to the exciting city of Jersey City

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Jersey City. This cosmopolitan and scenic city is well known for its riverfront, parks and shopping. Ellis Island Immigration Museum and Ellis Island are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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

Activities and attractions in and around Jersey City

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Jersey City a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Floating Pool (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Liberty Science Center (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Pier 25 Mini-Golf (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Staten Island Ferry Whitehall Terminal (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Liberty National Golf Club (2 mi / 3.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Jersey City

Travellers appreciate the stunning river views and beautiful parks, which is just a taste of what Jersey City has to offer. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Jersey City is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Central Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Battery Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Van Vorst Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Meluso Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Hamilton Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Jersey City

The nearest airport is in Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), located 7.4 mi (11.9 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 9.4 mi (15.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Jersey City Grove St. Station, Jersey City Marin Boulevard Station and Jersey City Harborside Financial Center Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Jersey City?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,132 holiday lettings around Jersey City. From 3,663 flats & apartments to 3,789 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 Jersey City?

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 Jersey City:

  • Historic Downtown: 385 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 263 holiday homes
  • The Heights: 315 holiday homes
  • Harsimus Cove: 241 holiday homes
  • The Waterfront: 328 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 Jersey City?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Jersey City. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • New Jersey City University: 5,715 holiday lettings
  • Jersey City Grove St. Station: 5,720 holiday lettings
  • Jersey City Marin Boulevard Station: 5,722 holiday lettings
  • Fems Park: 5,624 holiday lettings
  • Ed's Exchange: 5,721 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Jersey City listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Jersey City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 3,663 Flats in Jersey City. Our other popular types of Jersey City holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 3,789 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 609 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 162 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Jersey City?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 324 holiday homes with pool available in Jersey City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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