Discover a selection of 6,000 vacation rentals in New York 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 WiFi and kitchens. Prices start at $84 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in New York. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Experience the thrill of New York in vacation home rentals

Cosmopolitan New York City has been drawing travelers for years, with its endless museums and cultural attractions, fine dining, high-end shopping and thriving theater scene. You'll never run out of things to do here, from boat trips to see the Statue of Liberty up close and elevator rides to the top of skyscrapers for city views, to visits to local parks and zoos around the 5 boroughs. When the time comes to select your New York vacation rental, you'll have your choice of neighborhoods and styles to choose from, whether luxury apartments, classic brownstones or little studios within walking distance of the top sights.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near New York vacation homes

New York is famous for its many museums and spending some time soaking up the culture is a must. Art lovers can pop into the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a staple since 1880, or the Guggenheim, with impressionist and contemporary pieces in an impressive cylindrical building. Kids will love walking around the American Museum of Natural History, where you can see giant T-rex fossils along with tons of interactive exhibits and 3D films. If your New York vacation rental is in Manhattan, you'll be close to several of these attractions, but the other boroughs have some impressive ones, too, like the Brooklyn Museum for art and the New York Hall of Science in Queens.

Activities

Things to do near New York vacation rentals

There's so much to see in New York and bus tours are a great way to get around the city. Grab a ride in Manhattan and see landmarks like the Empire State Building, Times Square, Rockefeller Center and the Financial District. Most double decker buses are open at the top, so you can snap photographs as you roll along, or hop off when you want to spend a little more time somewhere, whether to shop for souvenirs in Chinatown or grab some pizza for lunch.

Weather

Best time to travel to New York vacation rentals

New York experiences all 4 seasons, with summers that can get hot and sticky, and freezing winters that blanket the city in snow. Spring and fall are among the best times to visit, when pleasant daytime temperatures are perfect for exploring monuments and museums and evenings sometimes call for boots and sweaters on the way to dinner and a night at the theater. These 2 seasons beautify the city's parks, with blooming flowers in spring and changing leaves in fall. No matter which season you choose to visit in, you'll want to book your New York vacation rental early, as the city is always a popular destination.

Natural features

Escape the hustle and bustle in New York

Though New York is known as a concrete jungle, there are still spots to get back to nature here and enjoy the great outdoors. The rivers and bays provide opportunities to get out on the water for boat rides, and many neighborhoods around the boroughs have grassy squares that are perfect for picnicking and peoplewatching in the middle of the bustle. Central Park has trails to walk and jog along on more than 800 acres in the middle of Manhattan, with playgrounds, meadows and fields for the kids to run around on. Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx has riding trails, golf courses and a sandy beach on the waterfront.

How to get there

Transportation options to and around New York

Fly into New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), the closest airport, located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Teterboro, NJ (TEB), which is 7.9 mi (12.7 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, New York W 32nd St. Station, New York Grand Central Terminal Station and New York Penn Station are the main stations in the area. You can see more of New York by jumping on the metro at Times Sq. - 42 St. Station, 42 St. - Port Authority Bus Terminal Station or 49th St. Station.

Family friendly

Family fun near New York vacation rentals

New York has numerous attractions to delight children of all ages. Vacation rentals are available near places like Central Park, a sprawling park with walkways, ballfields, boat rentals, a carousel, and a zoo, and Bryant Park, a green space with open areas, food vendors, and a café. Coney Island, a neighborhood with an amusement park, lively boardwalk, and a sandy beach, is also fun for kids.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation homes in New York

If you're looking for a couple’s retreat, New York has plenty of romantic destinations to explore. Vacation homes can be found near places like St. Patrick’s Cathedral, an iconic neo-Gothic church with twin spires and a storied past, and Washington Square Park, a historic park with a stately arch and seating areas. You may also enjoy the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, a garden oasis with a traditional Japanese garden and vibrant wildflowers, and Chelsea Market, a marketplace with a wide range of unique shops.

How many vacation rentals are available around New York?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 5,813 vacation rentals around New York. From 3,930 condo and apartment rentals to 952 house 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 city-center property in New York?

If you like the thought of springing out of bed and discovering cool shops, cafes and attractions within a matter of minutes, then you've just got to book a place in the city center. Vrbo has 672 city center vacation rentals available. After a different setting? See if any of our other properties steal your heart. Our options here include:

  • 165 town vacation rentals.
  • 130 water-view vacation rentals.
  • 89 seaside vacation rentals.

Can I rent an apartment in New York?

Explore this destination like a local from the comfort of a cozy apartment. You'll feel like you're part of the neighborhood before you know it! Vrbo has 3,752 for you to browse through here. If you get in early, you could spend as little as $31 per night. Or perhaps you'd rather choose one of the area's other sought-after property types, such as:

  • House: 944 vacation homes. Prices start from $30 per night.
  • Hotel: 638 vacation homes. Prices start from $28 per night.
  • Studio: 296 vacation homes. Prices start from $30 per night.

Can I stay in New York in a large group?

There's nothing quite like being reunited with old work colleagues or spending a few nights with extended family in a marvelous new locale. What's best, Vrbo has places big enough for the whole squad. Apartment vacation homes are the most popular choice for big groups of guests, with 669 available here. Rental properties around this area that can cater for large groups include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we have 990 vacation homes perfectly suited for that size. Stay a night from just $70.
  • After a vacation rental for 5 guests? We have 577 that will suit. You can get one for as little as $40 a night.
  • Hunting down vacation rentals suitable for 8 people? You'll be glad to hear we have 395 that'll be perfect. You can grab one for as little as $60 per night.

So never fear! When you book with us you can bring along your mom, your cousins and all your mates to New York.

Where are the cheapest rentals in New York?

Vrbo is here to help you come together with your family and friends. Listing a range of reasonably priced rentals, you're sure to get a cozy lodging that keeps you all under one roof. Upper Montclair is perfect for bargain hunters. And with 2 Vrbo rentals at an average price of $108 a night, you can see why. Another 4 Vrbo rentals are available in or around Somerset. With an average price of $127 per night, you're sure to snatch a deal worth bragging to your friends about.

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