Where to stay around Princeton, NJ?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 183 vacation rentals near Princeton. From 67 Hotels to 61 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Princeton for a holiday or a weekend are on VRBO.

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

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

  • Princeton University Stadium: 137 vacation rentals
  • Palmer Square: 140 vacation rentals
  • University Square Shopping Center: 135 vacation rentals
  • Princeton Cemetery: 141 vacation rentals
  • Institute for Advanced Studies: 138 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Princeton 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 Hotels in Princeton?

Yes, of course. VRBO has 67 Hotels in Princeton. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Princeton include:

  • Houses: 61 rentals available
  • Studios: 26 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 25 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Princeton?

Yes, you can select your prefered vacation rental with pool among our 86 vacation rentals with pool available in Princeton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Princeton the prim university town

    Consistently ranked as one of the most desirable places to settle in America, Princeton is every inch the well-to-do town you'd expect of the host of Ivy-League Princeton University. It's 17th-century streets are packed with charming half-timbered mansions, streaming with erudite students, and dotted with the former homes of some of the world's greatest inventors and scientists. There's an eclectic restaurant scene to boot, and bookshop-libraries with dusty tomes to get lost in, not to mention oodles of charming Princeton vacation rentals that'll place you within equal distance of the Big Apple and Philly.

    Discover your inner student in Princeton

    You can't come to one of America's most learned towns without delving into the wealth of university-related sites. From the old homes of world-famous scientists to the great Gothic-style buildings of the main campus, you're sure to be wowed by what's to see. You could also attend one of the public lectures, covering a wild range of subjects, from theoretical physics to Islamic literature. And if that's still not enough, there's always the handsome 19th-century estates and pretty canals of the nearby New Jersey backcountry to explore.

    Half-timbered homes and bustling streets in Princeton

    Look to book your Princeton vacation rentals on Nassau Street or around Palmer Square if you want to find yourself in the historic heart of town. This is where the half-timbered Nassau Inn and the redbrick remains of old colonial settlements in the Jugtown Historic District beckon – it's a great place to wander and explore. A little walk away is Albert Einstein's old house, where the fuzzy-haired genius himself once resided, while the University Campus is always worth a stop on account of its filigreed roofs and Gothic grandeur.

    Princeton beckons all year round

    Because its main attractions of are of the more thought-provoking sort, Princeton is a great place to visit all year round. Public lectures and university-related events happen right throughout term times, which typically range from September to December, January to February, March to June, with some recesses in between. If you'd like to make the most of the Millstone River parks and the pretty NJ countryside, or are looking for Princeton vacation rentals with a garden, it might be better to stick to the summer months – think June and August.

    Between 2 cities and 2 rivers in Princeton

    Princeton sits neatly midway between the sprawling cities of Philadelphia and New York. Surrounded by clutches of rolling forest and the hilly reaches of central New Jersey, it's also bounded by the babbling courses of the Millstone River and the Delaware River. Both of these offer some excellent state parks. You can wander canals and see pretty historic mansions in the Raritan Canal State Park, while there's oodles more American heritage and wildflower meadows galore at the Washington Crossing.