Destination guide

Travel to exciting Lower Manhattan

Enjoy the area's art galleries, monuments and entertainment and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Lower Manhattan. Well-liked for its skyscrapers, museums and theaters, this city is both cosmopolitan and scenic. Take in top local attractions like One World Trade Center and National September 11 Memorial. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Lower Manhattan

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Lower Manhattan has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Floating Pool (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Pier 25 Mini-Golf (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Sixth Street and Avenue B Community Garden (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Imagination Playground (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Tompkins Square Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Lower Manhattan

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Lower Manhattan. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Park (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Battery Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Collect Pond Park (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Sara D. Roosevelt Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Soho Square (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Lower Manhattan

The nearest airport is in New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), located 7.6 mi (12.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), which is 9.6 mi (15.4 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, New York World Trade Center Station, New York 9th St. Station and New York Christopher St. Station are the main stations in the city. You can get around Lower Manhattan by jumping on the metro at Canal St. Station, Spring St. Station or Canal St. Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Lower Manhattan?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 5,700 house rentals around Lower Manhattan. From 4,032 Condos/Apartments to 4,052 Studios, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Lower Manhattan?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lower Manhattan. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Brooklyn: 1,100 vacation rentals
  • New Jersey: 9,281 vacation rentals
  • Hell's Kitchen: 1,076 vacation rentals
  • Times Square: 6,068 vacation rentals
  • Bedford-Stuyvesant: 377 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Lower Manhattan! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lower Manhattan?

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

  • Jersey City: 5,631 rentals
  • Newark: 5,503 rentals
  • Union City: 4,363 rentals
  • Secaucus: 5,988 rentals
  • North Bergen: 5,331 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Lower Manhattan?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Lower Manhattan are:

  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA): 6,069 home rentals
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK): 5,849 home rentals
  • New York, NY (JRE-East 60th Street Heliport): 5,888 home rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Lower Manhattan?

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

  • Times Square: 6,068 vacation homes
  • Central Park: 4,199 vacation homes
  • New Jersey City University: 6,035 vacation homes
  • Arthur Ashe Stadium: 6,086 vacation homes
  • Trump Tower: 6,077 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Lower Manhattan listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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