Find the best place to stay — Jersey City

Where to stay around Jersey City?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,960 holiday lettings near Jersey City. From 3,707 apartments to 515 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Jersey City is on HomeAway.

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:

  • Newport: 226 holiday homes
  • The Waterfront: 273 holiday homes
  • The Heights: 217 holiday homes
  • Journal Square: 179 holiday homes
  • Paulus Hook: 201 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 offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Jersey City. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • New Jersey City University: 5,388 holiday lettings
  • Skinner Park: 5,402 holiday lettings
  • Jersey City Medical Center: 5,407 holiday lettings
  • Hudson and Manhattan Railroad Powerhouse: 5,406 holiday lettings
  • Jersey City Museum: 5,397 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Jersey City listed on HomeAway 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 apartments in Jersey City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3,707 apartments in Jersey City. Our other popular types of Jersey City holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 515 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 284 self catering accommodations
  • Boats: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 431 holiday homes with pool available in Jersey City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Jersey City, USA your home away from home

    Holidaymakers looking for an exciting vacation in the northeast of the United States may like to try Jersey City. There are many interesting things to do and see in this area, which is located in the state of New Jersey. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, apartments, B&Bs and campgrounds.

    Things to do on holiday to Jersey City, USA

    Jersey City boasts some very pleasant scenic areas and parks with many hiking and cycling trails. For visitors keen on fishing there are options available on the reservoir along with watersports like kayaking and sailing. In the winter there are a couple of outdoor ice skating rinks. Families can enjoy a fun day tenpin bowling at Hudson Lanes or go swimming at one of the pools situated in Jersey City. There are several tennis courts in the area including Hamilton Park Tennis Courts and Pershing Field Park Tennis Courts. Golf enthusiasts will be able to find a few courses in the area such as Liberty National Golf Course and Lincoln Golf. Numerous restaurants, bars and coffee shops are located in the region offering a wide variety of menu options. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drinks from supermarkets and groceries in Jersey City. There is a large choice of shops as well for tourists looking for gifts and souvenirs.

    Places to visit on holiday to Jersey City, USA

    Jersey City has a lot of interesting places to visit including numerous museums and galleries such as the Jersey City Museum and the Afro-American Historical Society Museum. Other famous sights in the area are the Katyn Memorial and the Colgate Clock. Tourists can also see some historic buildings here such as the Historic city Hall and Barrow Mansion. New York is just 15 minutes drive away and has many museums, galleries and historic buildings to visit. Popular and well known destinations here include Broadway, Empire State Building and Central Park. One of the most famous landmarks in the world is the Statue of Liberty, which is easily accessible from Jersey City.

    Weather in Jersey City, USA

    The warmest month of the year is July with an average temperature of 73 degrees Fahrenheit, while the coldest month of the year is January with an average temperature of 31 degrees Fahrenheit. Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. January has the highest precipitation with an average of 4.67 inches. July is the driest month with an average of just over 3 inches of rainfall.

    Travel to Jersey City, USA

    John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York is approximately 25 miles from Jersey City. Passengers can fly direct to JFK from Beijing, Delhi, Dublin, Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Moscow, Paris, Rome, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto and Washington amongst others. There are car rental companies situated at each terminal including Avis, Budget, Dollar Rent a Car, Enterprise, Hertz and National Car Rental.

    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)

    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)