Discover a selection of 88 vacation rentals in Highlands 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 kitchens. Prices start at $143 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Highlands. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Highlands

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Highlands. Well known for its surfing, fishing and shopping, this romantic city won't disappoint. Brooklyn Museum and Statue of Liberty 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 Highlands

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Highlands a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Keansburg Amusement Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Runaway Rapids Waterpark (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Riegelmann Boardwalk (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • New York Aquarium (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Luna Park (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Highlands

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Highlands is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Sandy Hook Gateway National Recreation Area (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Hartshorne Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Keansburg Beach (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Deep Cut Gardens (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Highlands

Fly into Linden, NJ (LDJ), the closest airport, located 18 mi (28.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.), which is 18.2 mi (29.3 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Highlands?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 88 vacation rentals around Highlands. From 68 house rentals to 10 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 water-view property in Highlands?

All of us need to escape sometimes. When the fast pace of everyday life takes its toll, forget your stress and spend some time near the water. Vrbo has no less than 28 vacation rentals with waterfront views in this destination. Of course, that may not be quite your vacation style. Luckily, Vrbo has heaps of other choices, including:

  • 26 ocean-view vacation rentals.
  • 24 seaside vacation rentals.
  • 22 beach-view vacation rentals.

Can I rent a house in Highlands?

Instead of staying in a cookie-cutter hotel room this vacation, you could just go for an entire house. You'll be part of the neighborhood in no time! There are 73 options available on Vrbo. Prices start from $140 per night. Or maybe you'd rather try one of the area's other sought-after property options, such as:

  • Cottage: 6 vacation homes. Prices start from $100 per night.
  • Apartment: 5 vacation homes. Prices start from $250 per night.
  • Townhome: 2 vacation homes. Prices start from $325 per night.

Can I stay in Highlands in a large group?

The recipe for a wonderful trip is chilling out with close friends and family in an exciting new place. If you're traveling with a large group, Vrbo can help you. House vacation homes are the most popular choice for large groups, with 21 listed here. The rental options that can cater to large numbers in the area include:

  • Searching for vacation homes that can hold 6 guests? We have 50 that will be suitable. The prices start from $200 per night.
  • Looking for a vacation property for 8 people? We have 38 that will work well. The starting price is $262 per night.
  • Trying to find properties for rent to suit 10 people? You'll be thrilled to discover we have 26 that'll be ideal. You can book one for as little as $450 a night.

You and your posse will be well looked after when you arrange your Highlands getaway with us!

Where are the cheapest rentals in Highlands?

Cut down on those hefty accommodation costs with a little help from Vrbo. You'll find plenty of awesome rentals and save heaps! When it comes to getting your hands on an awesome deal, your first port of call ought to be Constable Hook. Here, Vrbo has 15 rentals at an average price of $95 a night. You'll find another 179 Vrbo rentals waiting to be booked in or around Ocean Grove. The average price here is $322 a night.

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