Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in Central Park South 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 private pools. Prices start at $83 per night, and condos and houses are popular options for a stay in Central Park South. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Live it up in Manhattan's iconic playground

Located right in the heart of mesmerizing Manhattan, Central Park South is an enviable base from which to explore one of the world's most iconic cities. Pick a Central Park South vacation rental for your next urban getaway, and you'll have NYC's premier playground literally on your doorstep, an 843-acre expanse of lush lawns, lakes and woodlands. It's the perfect spot to recharge your batteries between action-packed days exploring the city's mind-blowing museums, cavernous department stores, bustling bars and unrivalled theater scene. The neighborhood's irresistible eateries offer everything from mouth-watering hot salt beef bagels to Michelin star cuisine.

Things to do

Panoramic vistas and cavernous cathedrals

Within easy walking distance of your Central Park South vacation rental, you'll find many of New York's biggest blockbuster attractions. For the best possible view of the spectacular Manhattan skyline, take a trip to the Top of the Rock, the state-of-the-art observation deck atop the 70-story Rockerfeller Center. From here you can savor 360-degree views of the city, with the glittering skyscrapers of Midtown on one side and the green sprawl of Central Park on the other. And the cylindrical, Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Guggenheim Museum is home to modern art masterpieces by the likes of Cézanne, Gauguin and Kandinsky.

Activities

Romantic days around Central Park South

Whatever the weather, Central Park offers an abundance of quintessential New York experiences. If you're visiting in winter, get the festive mood with a spot of open-air ice skating or a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride. During the warmer months, you can savor an idyllic afternoon gliding across the lake in a little rowboat. When it comes to evening entertainment, no Manhattan break is complete without taking in a glittering Broadway show. Advance booking is advisable if you've got your heart set on a particular blockbuster musical, but official TKTS booths offer same-day tickets at discounts of up to 50%.

Weather

Hazy summers and frosty winters in Central Park South

Given the neighborhood's prime location in one of the world's most popular visitor destinations, Central Park South vacation rentals are in high demand at all times of year. Each season has its own particular charms. Summer days are typically long and hot, although the humidity can be a little uncomfortable at times. Spring and fall offer milder temperatures and slightly thinner crowds, so you may be able to find a better deal on accommodation. Winters can be extremely cold, with a fair amount of snow. Rain can fall at any time of year, so make sure to pack something waterproof.

Natural features

Manhattan's hidden flora and fauna

As the lungs of the city, Central Park is New York's most alluring spot for lovers of nature. Tread gently through its dense woodlands and you might catch sight of cuddly creatures such as gray squirrels, rabbits and racoons. After dark, bats make the space their own. The park is also a prime location for bird-watching, with a range of avian wildlife from quacking ducks to graceful egrets. A host of altogether more exotic animals can be observed in Central Park Zoo, including rare red pandas, black-and-white ruffed lemurs and emerald tree boas.

How many vacation rentals are available around Central Park South?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 2,140 vacation rentals around Central Park South. From 1,441 condo and apartment rentals to 331 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.