Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of Paterson

The waterfalls, riverfront and mountains display a scene truly unique to Paterson. Renowned for its shopping, bars and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Central Park and Broadway are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Paterson

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Paterson a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bronx Zoo (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Floating Pool (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Paramus Golf Course (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Orchard Hills Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Ridgewood Country Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Bergen County Zoo (6.2 mi / 10 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Paterson

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Paterson is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Park (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Battery Park (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Saddle River County Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Presby Memorial Iris Gardens (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Van Saun County Park (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Paterson

Fly into Caldwell, NJ (CDW-Essex County), the closest airport, located 6.5 mi (10.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Teterboro, NJ (TEB), which is 6.6 mi (10.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Paterson Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Paterson?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 138 house rentals around Paterson. From 57 Houses to 67 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Paterson is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Paterson?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Paterson:

  • Manhattan: 2,991 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 993 vacation rentals
  • Hell's Kitchen: 1,076 vacation rentals
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant: 338 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 1,121 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Paterson?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Paterson. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park: 4,456 home rentals
  • Paterson Station: 4,529 home rentals
  • Passaic County Community College: 4,507 home rentals
  • Lambert Castle: 4,845 home rentals
  • Paterson Museum: 4,470 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Paterson listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Paterson?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 57 Houses in Paterson. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Paterson include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 67 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 2 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 2 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Paterson?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 15 vacation homes with pool available in Paterson.

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