Destination guide

Travel to scenic Ridgewood

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Ridgewood. This scenic and cosmopolitan city is well known for its forests, bird watching and bars. Brooklyn Museum and Brooklyn Bridge are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Ridgewood

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Ridgewood a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Floating Pool (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Forest Park Golf Course (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Queens Zoo (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • McCarren Park Pool (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Ridgewood

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Ridgewood. These are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Central Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Long Beach (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Battery Park (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Forest Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Maria Hernandez Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ridgewood

Fly into New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), the closest airport, located 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), which is 6.7 mi (10.7 km) away.

It's easy to get around Ridgewood by jumping on the metro at Fresh Pond Rd. Station, Forest Av. Station or Halsey St. Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Ridgewood?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 7 vacation rentals near Ridgewood. From 2 houses to 5 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 Ridgewood for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.