Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively New Brunswick

Take a holiday to New Brunswick and enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and art galleries. This city's university setting, restaurants and bars draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around New Brunswick

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes New Brunswick a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tamarack Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Triple C Ranch and Nature Center (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Plainfield Country Club (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Ashbrook Golf Course (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Kids N' Shape (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Shackamaxon Country Club (10.5 mi / 17 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in New Brunswick

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in New Brunswick. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Buccleuch Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Johnson Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Rutgers Gardens (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Negri-Napote Native Grassland Preserve (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Hutcheson Memorial Forest (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around New Brunswick

Fly into Manville, NJ (JVI-Central Jersey Regional), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Princeton, NJ (PCT), which is 13.2 mi (21.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to New Brunswick Station or New Brunswick Jersey Ave Station and explore the city from there.

Can I find a vacation rental around New Brunswick?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 27 vacation rentals near New Brunswick. From 14 houses to 9 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near New Brunswick for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to New Brunswick?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in New Brunswick. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • New Brunswick Station: 135 vacation rentals
  • United Methodist Church at New Brunswick: 133 vacation rentals
  • Rutgers Gardens: 127 vacation rentals
  • Kilmer Square: 135 vacation rentals
  • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital: 131 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around New Brunswick listed on Vrbo UK 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 New Brunswick?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 14 Houses in New Brunswick. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in New Brunswick include:

  • Flats: 9 rentals available
  • Studios: 5 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in New Brunswick?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in New Brunswick. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.