Destination guide

Travel to artsy Harlem

Enjoy the area's art galleries, live music and architecture and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Harlem. Travelers to this cosmopolitan city praise the university setting, theaters and riverfront. Floating Pool and Barney's are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Harlem

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Harlem a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Floating Pool (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Central Park Zoo (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Sony Wonder Technology Lab (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • NBC Studios (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Restaurant Row (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Harlem

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Harlem is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Battery Park (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Bradhurst Urban Renewal Park (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Carmansville Playground (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Morningside Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Harlem

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), located 5 mi (8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Teterboro, NJ (TEB), which is 6.7 mi (10.8 km) away.

You can see more of Harlem by jumping on the metro at 135 St. Station, 137 St. - City College Station or 135 St. Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Harlem?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 568 house rentals around Harlem. From 421 Condos/Apartments to 425 Studios, 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 Harlem is on HomeAway.

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

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 Harlem:

  • Manhattan: 3,217 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,070 vacation rentals
  • Hell's Kitchen: 1,053 vacation rentals
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant: 376 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 1,079 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 Harlem?

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

  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: 5,852 home rentals
  • Bradhurst Urban Renewal Park: 5,870 home rentals
  • Colonel Charles Young Playground: 5,853 home rentals
  • Studio Museum of Harlem: 5,863 home rentals
  • Times Square: 5,834 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Harlem 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 Condos/Apartments in Harlem?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 421 Condos/Apartments in Harlem. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Harlem include:

  • Studios: 425 lodging choices
  • Houses: 56 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 32 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Harlem?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 62 vacation homes with pool available in Harlem.

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