Discover a selection of 4,000 vacation rentals in Manhattan, 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 air conditioning. Prices start at $110 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Manhattan. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Thrills at Manhattan vacation home rentals

The most densely-populated of New York City's 5 boroughs, Manhattan is a thriving metropolis, packed with fine restaurants, fascinating museums and a staggering array of historic sites to inform and inspire. Home to iconic landmarks, Manhattan boasts a dizzying number of options to keep visitors enthralled, from the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island to the lush oasis that is Central Park. Manhattan vacation rentals place you in the heart of it all, whether taking in the views from the Empire State Building or visiting the American Museum of Natural History is on the agenda.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Manhattan vacation homes

No trip to Manhattan is complete without a visit to Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty, where visitors are drawn to discover the stories of the people who made America. Central Park offers respite and a welcome change of pace, while the renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art boasts attractions that are guaranteed to inspire, not least the incredible views from the rooftop garden. Love New York's skyscrapers? Be sure to look for a Manhattan vacation rental close to the city's most iconic high-rises, such as the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building.

Activities

Things to do near Manhattan vacation home rentals

With so much to see and do in Manhattan, there's no time to be bored. Discover breathtaking views from towering observatories, tick off the must-see attractions on your wish list or discover more about the city's fascinating past, there are options for all in the city that never sleeps. Like to take in a show? Pick a Manhattan vacation rental in the theater district, where you can choose between the headline acts at 40 Broadway venues, an experience you'll be sure to savor forever.

Weather

Climate for your stay in Manhattan vacation rentals

Manhattan is surrounded by rivers that provide cooling breezes in summer and cold ones in winter. Summers here are hot, with temperatures climbing into the mid-80s and a high degree of humidity, which can make those river breezes welcome indeed. The weather in Manhattan is changeable, with rainfall throughout the year, especially in spring. Winters are cold, with temperatures in the 20s and snow and sleet common, so be sure to bundle up. Spring can also be chilly, but fall is beautiful, with clear, sunny days making it a popular time to visit.

Natural features

Rivers and parks in Manhattan

Set in the heart of New York City, Manhattan is bordered by the Hudson, Harlem and East Rivers. It is a modern metropolis of busy streets and towering high-rises, with pretty parks set near the river offering wearisome travelers a place to rest. The southern end of Manhattan looks out towards Lower Bay, which leads out into the North Atlantic Ocean. Manhattan sits north-east of Philadelphia, south-west of Hartford and almost due east of Pittsburgh. The eastern states of Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts are a short drive away, as are New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Maryland.

Family friendly

Family fun near Manhattan vacation rentals

Manhattan has unforgettable attractions for children of all ages. Vacation homes are available near places like Rockefeller Center, an iconic Midtown business complex with television studios, a seasonal ice rink and giant Christmas tree, and the American Museum of Natural History, a historic museum with exhibits on outer space, dinosaurs, and other natural wonders. Kids will also like the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, a flight museum on an aircraft carrier with military and space relics.

Good for couples

Couple's vacation homes in Manhattan

Manhattan has an array of romantic locations to explore on a couple’s retreat. Vacation homes are available near fun places like Little Italy, an Italian district with souvenir shops and traditional Italian restaurants and bakeries, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, a museum with masterpieces of contemporary art by American artists. You’ll also enjoy Bethesda Terrace, a lakeside terrace with a large fountain and spectacular sculptures.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Manhattan?

The heart wants what it wants, and right now it wants to take a vacation. Now's the time to pack your bags and head to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Manhattan:

  • "Midtown East Apartment On High Floor With Balcony" is popular with guests. Around 2 miles from Manhattan, it has 1 bedroom and lots of handy amenities, including coffee and tea making facilities and a blender.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfortable at "Chez Isabelle:the Place To Stay". Around 4 miles from the heart of Manhattan, it has 1 bedroom and comes with lowered locks and shopping.

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

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

Nothing beats a few days away to lift your mood. If you're ready for some downtime, these popular weekend getaways in and around Manhattan make an excellent base for a mini break:

  • Around 5 miles to the east of Manhattan, "Cozy Apartment In A Private House" has all you need and more for a fun weekend escape, including free toiletries and air conditioning. When it's time to get out and explore, there are lots of outdoor attractions to see like Gowanus Canal and Knollwood Beach.
  • Another appealing option is "Chez Isabelle:the Place To Stay", which is around 4 miles southeast of Manhattan. When you're not kicking back in your rental making use of a TV and cable/satellite TV services, check out some of the area's top sights like Rockland Lake State Park and Shirley Chisholm State Park.

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

Immerse yourself in the culture and energy of Manhattan from the comfort of your own studio apartment. Whether you'd love to relax on your own or have fun with a few friends, we'll help you find the perfect studio apartment for rent in and around Manhattan:

  • Explore the world around you from the comfort of "Midtown East Apartment On High Floor With Balcony". This property is a fantastic base for discovering the sights and features amenities including WiFi and a hair dryer.
  • Alternatively, switch to vacation mode at "Chez Isabelle:the Place To Stay", which comes with conveniences including housekeeping services and coffee and tea making facilities.

There are many attractions around Manhattan to add to your agenda. Feed the culture vulture in you by visiting Duane Park and Love Sculpture.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Manhattan?

Every so often, you've just got to escape from the real world, even if it's only for two or three days. Experience a nice mix of relaxation and adventure at one of these short-term rentals in or around Manhattan:

  • If you want to be near the action, "Harlem Hideaway Parlor Apartment" has your name on it. It's within easy reach of the heart of Manhattan and an excellent base to explore sights like Times Square and Broadway.
  • "1880's Carroll Gardens Sunny Studio" is another wonderful option. We recommend adding Statue of Liberty and Rockefeller Center to your itinerary when you're ready to sightsee.

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

Nothing says "I love you" quite like planning a romantic weekend together. If you'd like to spend a couple of relaxing evenings away with your other half, we've got some romantic getaways in and around Manhattan that will get your heart racing:

  • Put on some relaxing tunes and chill together at "Midtown East Apartment On High Floor With Balcony". Around 2 miles from Manhattan, this property has everything you could want for a romantic weekend getaway, including beauty services and a dining table.
  • Alternatively, spend your escape enjoying each other's company at "Chez Isabelle:the Place To Stay", around 4 miles from Manhattan. Air conditioning and housekeeping services will help set the mood for romance.

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

Sneak a peek at these large group vacation rentals in or near Manhattan where you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list:

  • A wide array of amenities including nearby museums and housekeeping services make "The Best Panoramic Views Of Manhattan Have To Offer 3 Great Units" a favorite. This expansive getaway has 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 guests. From central Manhattan, it's around 1 mile away to the northwest.
  • Invite up to 14 of your closest friends to "Upper West Side Townhouse Apt - Historical But Renovated" and fill the place with laughter and love. This top option has 4 bedrooms and is around 1 mile to the west of Manhattan. It's crammed with features to keep your group happy and comfortable, including a kitchen and a garden.

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

A pool is often an essential amenity for any good vacation. Enjoy splashing around or simply kicking back by the water at one of these rejuvenating escapes in or near Manhattan:

  • Make every day a pool day at "Cozy Apartment In A Private House". Towels and a dining table are a few of the other amenities that help make this place so appealing.
  • Another sought-after option is "Elegant Parlor Row House, Near Central Park - Upper East Side". There's plenty to love about this vacation home besides its pool, such as childrens activities and a toaster.

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

It's always more fun when you share wonderful times with the ones you care about the most. Whether you're planning a family break or reuniting with close friends, we'll have a large vacation rental that's right for you. These are two of our best in and around Manhattan:

  • Sleeping up to 8 guests in 3 bedrooms, "Huge True 3/2 Columbus Circle/times Sq" is the ideal place to spend time together. This top-rated getaway is 1 mile to the southwest of Manhattan and has creature comforts such as a living room and a kitchen.
  • Another great option is "The Best Panoramic Views Of Manhattan Have To Offer 3 Great Units". This property is 1 mile northwest of Manhattan and features coffee and tea making facilities, cable/satellite TV services and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 12 people, there's no need to leave anyone off your invitation list.

If you're after family-friendly attractions around the area, you won't have far to go. Broadway, Rockefeller Center and Brooklyn Bridge promise lots of fun for all the crew.

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

Often located in sought-after positions due to their smaller size, a one-bedroom rental is a perfect solution for one or two travelers. Here's a taste of Vrbo's range in or near Manhattan:

  • Reserve "Midtown East Apartment On High Floor With Balcony" for a weekend. This one-bedroom vacation property offers guests a kitchen and off-street parking options and is close to downtown.
  • Also within easy reach of all the delights of Manhattan, "Harlem Hideaway Parlor Apartment" is another popular one-bedroom option. After a day of exploring, return and take advantage of a kitchen and a garden.

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

It's easy to lock in a wonderful vacation with Vrbo. Whether you want a cozy cabin or a stylish apartment, you'll find great two-bedroom options in or near Manhattan: Here are some of our personal faves:

  • At the top of the list is "Beautiful Harlem Brownstone Garden Apartment". This two-bedroom stay offers handy amenities like a garden and a kitchen. Explore Manhattan's various attractions from this comfortable base.
  • "Wonderful Apartment In Nyc" is another terrific two-bedroom rental in the Manhattan area. It offers useful amenities like a kitchen and an oven.