Discover a selection of 351 vacation rentals in Princeton, NJ that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $189 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Princeton. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your Princeton getaway

Experience the unique character of Princeton with a stay in a vacation home rental. Renowned for its university setting, shopping and sporting events, this city welcomes all visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Princeton

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Princeton a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Six Flags Great Adventure (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • The Boathouse at Mercer Lake (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Forsgate Country Club (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Crystal Springs Family Waterpark (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Sesame Place (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Rose Bank Winery (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Princeton

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Princeton. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mercer County Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Grounds For Sculpture (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Washington Crossing Historic Park (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Colonial Park (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Princeton Battlefield State Park (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Princeton

The nearest airport is in Newark Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR), located 36 mi (57.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Trenton–Mercer Airport (TTN), which is 8.6 mi (13.9 km) away.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Princeton?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it wants to take a vacation. It's time to pack your bags and zip off to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Princeton:

  • "Nassau Condo In The Heart Of Princeton W" is a guest favorite. Around 2 miles from Princeton, it has 2 bedrooms and plenty of amenities to help you feel at home, including a stovetop and heating.
  • "5bedroom House With Deck, Patio, And Backyard" also promises an awesome stay, offering 5 bedrooms, towels, an oven and more. It's around 2 miles from Princeton.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Princeton vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Princeton?

Escape the daily grind at one of our weekend getaways in or near Princeton. Whether you'd like to hang out with buddies or spend treasured time with the fam, there'll be something to suit your style. Here are a few places we think you'll love:

  • Get comfy at "Cozy 1 Bedroom Central Princeton Loft With Parking". Located around 2 miles to the north of Princeton, this delightful escape has all you need for a chilled out stay, including a TV and high-speed internet services.
  • Alternatively, create memories with your loved ones at "Blissful Spacious Home In Heart Of Princeton", which is around 2 miles to the north of Princeton. Take advantage of a microwave oven, off-street parking options and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Princeton?

Studio apartments may be small, but they sure pack a punch when it comes to convenience and location. Unpack your bags at one of these welcoming studio apartments in or near Princeton:

  • Chill by yourself or take a few pals to "Cozy 1 Bedroom Central Princeton Loft With Parking". You'll have loads of amenities at your fingertips, including coffee and tea making facilities and an oven.
  • Or, use "Prime Princeton Location. . Thoughtful Amenities For Your Comfort And Convenience" as a base to discover the top attractions around you. This home away from home offers off-street parking options, air conditioning and more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Princeton?

From cozy apartments to extravagant houses, Vrbo has your quick break sorted. Here are just two of our most popular stays in and around Princeton:

  • For a memorable vacation, settle in at "Grand Mid - Century Home Near University". It's close to the center of Princeton, along with countless things to see and do.
  • "Prime Princeton Location. . Thoughtful Amenities For Your Comfort And Convenience" is also ideally located. Settle in here and discover why guests rate this property as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Princeton?

Nothing says "I love you" quite like a romantic weekend escape. If you want to spend a couple of relaxing nights away with your beloved, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Princeton that will whisk you off your feet:

  • Around 2 miles from Princeton, "Nassau Condo In The Heart Of Princeton W" is the ideal place for adoring couples. A fireplace and a balcony are just some of the many amenities you'll find here.
  • "5bedroom House With Deck, Patio, And Backyard" is another wonderful option that'll impress. It's approximately 2 miles from Princeton and has air conditioning and a dining table.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Princeton?

If you're in search of somewhere to reconnect with your nearest and dearest this vacation, why not make it memorable? These mansions for rent in or near Princeton will fit your entire gang while doing it in style:

  • Elegance, charm and oodles of character — "This Is A Beautiful Family - Friendly Historic Mansion On A Private Lake" has it all. Approximately 10 miles southwest of Princeton and offering a firepit and a swimming pool, this place is hard to beat.
  • Alternatively, step your vacation up a notch and stay a while at "Group Getaway Mansion In The Heart Of Pennington". It's about 6 miles to the west of Princeton and comes with a garden, free WiFi and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Princeton?

Big groups mean huge fun. They also mean finding a place that'll effortlessly fit your whole gang. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Princeton and get your favorite people together under one roof:

  • Providing privacy, comfort and space, you'll get everyone's seal of approval at "5bedroom House With Deck, Patio, And Backyard". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this escape which has 5 bedrooms, a kitchen and a barbecue grill. You'll discover it around 2 miles to the east of Princeton.
  • Invite up to 12 of your best friends to "Blissful Spacious Home In Heart Of Princeton" and fill its spaces with love and laughter. This top option has 3 bedrooms and is around 2 miles to the north of Princeton. It's packed with features to keep large groups occupied, including a garden and a kitchen.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Princeton?

A pool is often a must-have when choosing where to stay on vacation, particularly if you're taking the kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Princeton and spend your days splish-splashing around:

  • Pack your swimsuit and make a booking at "5bedroom House With Deck, Patio, And Backyard". There are also lots of other appealing amenities here, including free toiletries and a toaster.
  • Spend leisurely vacation days splashing around or simply unwinding beside the water at "Charming 2 Bedroom '20's House In Lawrence Village". This vacation home is another favorite and comes with a living room, a porch and more.

Don't know how to pack your suitcase for your Princeton escape? This enticing destination has a humid subtropical climate. In summer, expect average temperatures ranging from 65 ºF to 80 ºF. Scroll through our selection of Princeton vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Princeton?

Comfort, space and privacy are essential to any successful family trip, and Vrbo's range of large family vacation rentals in and around Princeton offer the perfect solution. Have a look at these to get you started:

  • Suitable for up to 12 guests over 5 bedrooms, "5bedroom House With Deck, Patio, And Backyard" is a popular choice with large families. It features a kitchen and a barbecue grill and is around 2 miles east of Princeton.
  • "Blissful Spacious Home In Heart Of Princeton" is another top pick with 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 12 guests. Offering lots of creature comforts like a dining table and a fridge, you'll find this rental property 2 miles north of Princeton.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Princeton?

Idyllic romantic getaways, work trips or adventures of the solo kind — a single-bedroom vacation property suits all sorts of occasions. One of these options in or near Princeton is sure to fit the bill:

  • It's true! Good things come in small packages, and "Cozy 1 Bedroom Central Princeton Loft With Parking" is no exception. This one-bedroom vacation rental is close to the central streets and offers amenities like a kitchen and a garden.
  • "Central Princeton Location, Well" is another charming one-bedroom escape also not far from the center. When you're not out and about seeing the area's top attractions, make use of a kitchen, a garden and much more.