Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Watchung getaway

Experience the unique character of Watchung with a stay in a vacation home rental. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Watchung

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Watchung has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bowcraft Amusement Park (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Ashbrook Golf Course (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Plainfield Country Club (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Shackamaxon Country Club (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • The Raptor Trust (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Triple C Ranch and Nature Center (6 mi / 9.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Watchung

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Watchung is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Washington Rock State Park (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Unami Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Reeves-Reed Arboretum (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Washington Valley Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Watchung

Fly into Linden, NJ (LDJ), the closest airport, located 10.3 mi (16.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Morristown, NJ (MMU-Morristown Municipal), which is 10.7 mi (17.2 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Watchung?

Whether you're traveling 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 Watchung:

  • Staten Island: 909 vacation rentals
  • Constable Hook: 18 vacation rentals
  • Central Business District: 28 vacation rentals
  • North Ironbound: 24 vacation rentals
  • Upper Roseville: 17 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Watchung?

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

  • Prudential Center: 5,510 vacation rentals
  • Branch Brook Park: 5,533 vacation rentals
  • AMC Dine-In Theatres Menlo Park 12: 466 vacation rentals
  • Princeton University: 69 vacation rentals
  • New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center: 272 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Watchung listed on Vrbo 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 Watchung?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 31 Houses in Watchung. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Watchung include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 18 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 17 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Watchung?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation rentals with pool available in Watchung. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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