Destination guide

The riverside setting of Upper West Side is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's museums, theater scene and entertainment and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Upper West Side. Travelers like the restaurants, opera houses and shopping in this cosmopolitan and welcoming city. Central Park and Barney's are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Upper West Side

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Upper West Side a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Floating Pool (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Central Park Zoo (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Sony Wonder Technology Lab (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • NBC Studios (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Restaurant Row (2 mi / 3.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Upper West Side

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Upper West Side. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Park (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Battery Park (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Wagner Cove (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Riverside Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Dante Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Upper West Side

Fly into New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), the closest airport, located 5.5 mi (8.8 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 6.6 mi (10.7 km) away.

You can see more of Upper West Side by jumping on the metro at 79 St. Station, 96 St. Station or 72nd St. Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Upper West Side?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 569 house rentals around Upper West Side. From 440 Condos/Apartments to 460 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 Upper West Side is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Upper West Side?

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 Upper West Side:

  • 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 Upper West Side?

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

  • Carrere Memorial: 5,865 home rentals
  • Beacon Theater: 5,850 home rentals
  • 79 St. Station: 5,860 home rentals
  • Children's Museum of Manhattan: 5,863 home rentals
  • 103 St. Station (Broadway): 5,867 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Upper West Side 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 Upper West Side?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 440 Condos/Apartments in Upper West Side. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Upper West Side include:

  • Studios: 460 lodging choices
  • Houses: 32 lodging choices
  • Townhouses: 9 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Upper West Side?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 46 vacation homes with pool available in Upper West Side.

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