Destination guide

Bite the Big Apple in Central Park North

Central Park North marks the boundary between the world's most iconic urban park and the colorful, cosmopolitan district of Harlem. Pick a Central Park North vacation rental for your next getaway and you'll have the myriad sights of magical Manhattan within easy reach. Multicultural Harlem is a gourmand's paradise, with Southern-style soul food, lip-smacking BBQ and fiery West African curries all on offer in abundance. Meanwhile, Central Park is enchanting at all times of year, whether you're taking a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride through the winter snow or catching an open-air concert at the sultry height of summer. And you're just a short subway ride away from the neon-soaked sensory overload of Times Square or the glittering high-rise skyline of Downtown.

Things to do

Manhattan's mind-blowing museums

Before you set off exploring New York's blockbuster cultural attractions, swing by the Museum of the City of New York, an under-the-radar gem just a short walk from Central Park North. Within this handsome red-brick mansion you can peruse exhibits devoted to diverse aspects of life in the Big Apple, from political activism to silversmithing. A leisurely stroll south through the park will take you to the legendary Metropolitan Museum of Art, one of the world's biggest and most-visited museums. With a vast, centuries-spanning collection of art and antiquities from every corner of the globe, it's easy to get overwhelmed, so start with must-sees like the ancient Egyptian Temple of Dendur and King Henry VIII's armor.


Come sunshine or snow, the park's the place to be

Secure yourself a Central Park North vacation rental and you'll have New York's lush, sprawling playground literally on your doorstep. If it's warm outside, nothing beats splashing around on the shimmering lake. Rent your own paddle boat or splash out on a romantic Venetian gondola ride. To cap off an unforgettable summer day, head to the Delacorte open-air theater, home of the world-renowned Shakespeare in the Park initiative, and marvel at some star-studded classic drama as the sun sets. If on the other hand you're visiting during chillier times, warm yourself up with a spot of ice skating or a snowball fight as you marvel at the surrounding skyscrapers.


Enjoy all the seasons in Central Park North

As a prime neighborhood in the city that never sleeps, Central Park North vacation rentals are in high demand at all times of year, so be sure to book well in advance if possible. Each season brings its own particular charms. Summers are usually hot with plenty of sunshine, although high humidity and thunder storms are also possible. Winters, in stark contrast, are cold and often snowy, which can be magical. Spring and fall are generally lovely times to visit, with more moderate weather, and slightly thinner crowds.

Natural features

Find your urban oasis in Central Park North

Central Park is the city's premier spot for bird watching, with everything from red-winged blackbirds to majestic egrets often to be spotted amidst the trees. Hallett Nature Sanctuary is among the park's most unspoiled spots, where you might encounter wild critters like rabbits, raccoons and woodchucks. For animal encounters of a more exotic nature, head to Central Park Zoo to marvel at spotted snow leopards, playful penguins and giant grizzly bears.

Where to stay around Central Park North?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,513 vacation rentals near Central Park North. From 186 Houses to 1,888 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Central Park North are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Central Park North?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Central Park North. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • New Jersey: 9,340 vacation rentals
  • Connecticut: 1,387 vacation rentals
  • Long Island: 5,916 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,051 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 1,087 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Central Park North! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Central Park North?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Central Park North:

  • Jersey City: 5,332 rentals
  • Long Beach: 119 rentals
  • Newark: 5,222 rentals
  • Greenwich: 284 rentals
  • Hoboken: 2,462 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Central Park North?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Central Park North are:

  • LaGuardia Airport (LGA): 5,732 vacation rentals
  • John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK): 5,563 vacation rentals
  • Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR): 5,482 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Central Park North?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Central Park North. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Times Square: 5,694 rentals
  • Central Park: 4,041 rentals
  • Long Beach: 1,529 rentals
  • Lehman Center for the Performing Arts: 5,548 rentals
  • MetLife Stadium: 5,630 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Central Park North listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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