Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Newark

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Newark. This city's university setting, shopping and sporting events draw many visitors. Fort Delaware State Park and Longwood Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Newark

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Newark a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chisel Creek Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Brandywine Zoo (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Anson B. Nixon Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Biderman Golf Club (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Back Creek Golf Club (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Plumpton Park Zoo (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Newark

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newark is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Longwood Gardens (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Olan Thomas Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • University of Delaware Botanic Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • McKees Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Kells Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Lewis Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Newark

Fly into Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), the closest airport, located 30.1 mi (48.5 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Newark Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Newark, DE?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 163 vacation rentals around Newark. From 91 house rentals to 30 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

Can I rent a shore-front property in Newark?

The little stresses of life just melt away when you're beside the water. Gather your squad and make yourself at home — it's time you all found your zen. Vrbo has no less than 26 vacation rentals with waterfront views in this destination. Of course, that mightn't work for everyone. Luckily, Vrbo has heaps more options, including:

  • 19 water-view vacation rentals.
  • 15 rural vacation rentals.
  • 9 town vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Newark?

Wave goodbye to standardized, cookie cutter hotel rooms. Our house vacation rentals each have their own unique personalities — and all the space you could ask for! There are 95 houses currently listed on Vrbo. Prices begin at $60 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather pick one of the area's other rental options, like:

  • Hotel: 85 vacation homes. Prices start from $57 per night.
  • Apartment: 17 vacation homes. Prices start from $47 per night.
  • Cottage: 12 vacation homes. Prices start from $79 per night.

Can I stay in Newark in a large group?

It can be hard finding the time to unwind with your closest family and friends. A group getaway is an excellent opportunity to get together. If you were planning to kick back under the same roof, Vrbo has places to suit. House vacation homes are the top option here for large groups of travelers. Our database currently has 21 available. If you're planning on traveling in a large group, the properties for rent that are suitable for you include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we have 33 vacation homes perfect for that size. Spend a night from just $60.
  • If you have 5 in your squad, you'll be thrilled to discover that there are 25 vacation homes perfect. Prices start at $69 a night.
  • On a trip away with a group of 8? We have 18 vacation homes that fit the bill. Prices begin at just $75 per night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can bring your dad, your cousin and all your buddies to Newark.