Discover a selection of 6,000 vacation rentals in Jersey City, 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 $60 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Jersey City. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

New York City's sixth borough (almost, anyway)

On the west bank of the Hudson River, right across from bustling New York City, lively and ethnically diverse Jersey City has come into its own, and rivals some of the most popular neighborhoods of its more famous sister city as the place many New Yorkers want to live. From the Statue of Liberty to professional football games, most of the area's top attractions are close by. A Jersey City vacation rental puts you near elegant Victorian mansions, historic brownstones, and glittering high-rises. It's emergence as a banking and finance center has earned it the nickname Wall Street West.

Things to do

You can't go wrong with Lady Liberty on your side

Be sure to pack your camera when you head to your Jersey City vacation rental, because you'll be on the doorstep of some of the most famous attractions in the world. Directly from Liberty State Park, you can catch a ferry to the Statue of Liberty and historic Ellis Island. Before you leave the park, be sure to check out the "Empty Sky" 9/11 Memorial and the interactive Liberty Science Center museum. Sports fans can catch a professional football game at MetLife Stadium, just 10 minutes away. Of course, everything New York City has to offer is just across the river.

Activities

Riverfront strolls and a world of fine food

If the weather’s fine, nothing beats a leisurely stroll along the Hudson River waterfront, from which you can take in views of the glittering Manhattan skyline. You can also easily hop on a ferry and enjoy a scenic trip to Ellis Island and the iconic Statue of Liberty. After a day’s sightseeing, take a pit stop at your centrally located Jersey City vacation rental, before heading out to sample the spectacular local food scene. A whole world of culinary excellence awaits, with everything from authentic, wallet-friendly South Indian eateries to extravagant gourmet restaurants on offer.

Weather

So many seasons to choose from, so little time

You have your pick of seasons when you're looking for a Jersey City vacation rental. Summers are warm and humid, with high temperatures well into the 80s and 90s between June and September. Winters are the opposite, with below-freezing temperatures common from December through March. There's also a good chance you'll see snow, sometimes plenty of it, during that time. Fall comes with a fiery foliage display, particularly in October and November. Rain is possible any time of year, so you might want to bring an umbrella, just in case.

Natural features

Wild wetlands within easy reach

Despite being a resolutely urban destination, Jersey City’s picturesque waterfront setting lends it a tranquil, laid-back atmosphere, particularly when compared to the frenetic pace of New York City. There’s also an abundance of parks and green spaces where you can unwind and re-connect with nature. Within easy driving distance of your Jersey City vacation rental you’ll find a host of spectacular natural attractions, like the thundering Passaic River Great Falls and the idyllic Troy Meadows, an expansive freshwater marsh that’s home to all manner of rare flora and fauna.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Jersey City

The nearest airport is in Newark Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR), located 7.4 mi (11.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK), which is 14.5 mi (23.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Jersey City Grove St. Station, Jersey City Marin Boulevard Station and Jersey City Harborside Financial Center Station are the main stations in the city.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Jersey City?

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental property in or around Jersey City that's perfect for you. These are some of our top picks:

  • Take advantage of amenities including towels and a nearby hospital at "Close To Nyc In Historic Brownstone". Situated around 0.1 miles from Jersey City, this leading option has 2 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • Another top choice is "Newly Renovated Condo, Minutes To Nyc", which is around 1 mile from Jersey City. Featuring 1 bedroom, lowered locks and a dryer, it has everything you need to make your stay comfortable.

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

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

We all need an escape from the real world every once in a while. If you're yearning for a couple of leisurely mornings lounging around with a cappuccino and a good book, we've got some terrific weekend getaways in and near Jersey City. Check out two of our favorites:

  • "Twincity 2 Br/1 Ba Apt - Minutes To Nyc - 4" is around 1 mile northwest of Jersey City and an ideal place to recharge your batteries. You'll like the convenient amenities here, including a fridge and air conditioning.
  • Or, pack a few clothes into your suitcase and head to "Hyatt House - Studio, 1 King Bed With Sofa Bed". This sought-after getaway is about 1 mile southeast of Jersey City and features towels and a fitness facility.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Jersey City?

Studio apartments are a simple yet stylish option, ideally suited for one or two guests. Spend your days exploring your surroundings and your nights chilling out in your comfy hideaway. These getaways in or near Jersey City are guaranteed to please:

  • Escape on your own or take a few buddies along to "Newly Renovated Condo, Minutes To Nyc". You'll have lots of amenities at your fingertips, including nearby museums and WiFi.
  • "Hyatt House - Studio, 1 King Bed With Sofa Bed" is another terrific choice, offering all you could need for a fabulous Jersey City retreat. Some amenities here include a fridge and an iron and ironing board.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Jersey City?

Whether you're searching for a cabin for you and a friend or a guesthouse with enough room for the family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Jersey City. These properties make a comfortable base for a whirlwind visit:

  • If you only need to stay a night or two, "Modern 2bedroom | Fully Equipped Kitchen | Near Path By Gls" is a terrific choice. It's close to central Jersey City, so you'll be within easy reach of all the top attractions.
  • Another great choice is "Modern 2bedroom | Business Center | Near Path By Gls". Gather your crew and enjoy a comfortable stay near the heart of Jersey City.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Jersey City?

Whether spent in a cabin, a cottage or a houseboat, a romantic weekend getaway is an excellent way to say "I love you." Whisk your sweetie off for a few days at one of these appealing escapes in or near Jersey City:

  • Put on some soft tunes and slow dance the nights away at "Close To Nyc In Historic Brownstone". Around 0.1 miles from Jersey City, this property has everything you need for a romantic getaway, including a sauna and beauty services.
  • "Newly Renovated Condo, Minutes To Nyc" is another option that'll woo you. It's around 1 mile from Jersey City and has beauty services and a dining table.

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

Take a look at these large group vacation rentals in or near Jersey City and don't worry about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • A great range of amenities including off-street parking options and a balcony make "02 Flat Luxury Apartments - 8br" a group favorite. This spacious retreat has 8 bedrooms and sleeps up to 20 people. From Jersey City's center, it's around 2 miles away to the west.
  • "Sunny Modern Famfriendly 4br/2ba Home 1 Stop 2 Nyc" is another terrific option. It's around 2 miles to the north of Jersey City, has 4 bedrooms and sleeps as many as 14 guests. A nearby waterfront and a kitchen are just a couple of things that'll help make your stay more comfortable.

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

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can offer, a pool is one of the most desired. Take a peek at these houses for rent with a pool in or near Jersey City and spend your days splashing about. Just remember to take your inflatable swan:

  • Get comfortable at "Pleasant House Residence In Peace", where your main priority will be chilling by the pool. Amenities such as books and a dishwasher help make this escape a guest favorite.
  • Spend lazy days swimming or just unwinding beside the water at "Hyatt House - Suite, 1 King Bed With Sofa Bed - One Bedroom". This property is another top choice and features a fridge, towels and more.

Curious what the weather is like in Jersey City? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 70 ºF to 80 ºF. If you'd like a little more inspiration on where to stay in this epic destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to look through our entire selection of Jersey City vacation rentals.

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

A family get-together should be a memorable one. Whether you're organizing a break with the kids or a party with relatives, Vrbo's large family vacation rentals in or near Jersey City offer a comfy home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • Sleeping up to 10 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Modern 3br/2ba Apartment Minutes To Nyc" is the perfect place for some family time. This getaway is 1 mile to the northwest of Jersey City and has creature comforts that include a dining table and a kitchen.
  • "Sun - Kissed 3bedroom Loft With Patio Minutes To Nyc" also offers the space you need to reconnect with loved ones. This rental is around 2 miles to the north of central Jersey City and accommodates 8 guests in its 3 bedrooms. A barbecue grill and a travel crib will help keep everyone comfortable.

If you're in the mood to do some sightseeing, there are lots of family-friendly attractions close by to put on your itinerary. Washington Street, Mary Benson Park and Loew's Jersey Theater are fine places to start.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Jersey City?

Often located in sought-after positions due to their smaller size, a one-bedroom rental is an ideal solution if you're traveling solo or with one other person. Here's a quick taste of Vrbo's range in or near Jersey City:

  • Check into "Newly Renovated Condo, Minutes To Nyc" for a weekend or longer. This one-bedroom vacation rental comes with a kitchen and a nearby waterfront and is not far from the downtown streets.
  • "Hyatt House - Studio, 1 King Bed With Sofa Bed" is another lovely one-bedroom escape also close to the center. When you're not out and about seeing your surroundings, enjoy a kitchen island, off-street parking options and much more.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Jersey City?

It's easy to plan a wonderful getaway with Vrbo. Whether you'd rather have a cozy cabin or a trendy apartment, we've got lots of two-bedroom options in or near Jersey City: Here are a couple of our faves:

  • "Close To Nyc In Historic Brownstone" is an awesome choice for families or smaller groups. As well as two bedrooms, this relaxing stay offers handy amenities like a fireplace and a sauna.
  • "Twincity 2 Br/1 Ba Apt - Minutes To Nyc - 4" is another terrific two-bedroom option in the Jersey City area. It features convenient amenities like a kitchen and an oven.

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