Destination guide

The cozy area of Rockaway awaits your stay

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Rockaway. This romantic and walkable city is known for its shopping, restaurants and fishing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Rockaway

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Rockaway has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fosterfields Living Historical Farm (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Whippany Railway Museum (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Anchor Golf Center (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • The Funplex (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Lake Lackawanna Golf Course (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Pinch Brook Golf Course (10 mi / 16.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Rockaway

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rockaway is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hedden Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Tourne County Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Pyramid Mountain Visitors Center (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Frelinghuysen Arboretum (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Morristown Green (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Lewis Morris Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Rockaway

The nearest airport is in Morristown, NJ (MMU-Morristown Municipal), located 8.7 mi (14 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Caldwell, NJ (CDW-Essex County), which is 12.5 mi (20.1 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Rockaway?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 46 vacation rentals near Rockaway. From 28 Houses to 7 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Rockaway for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Rockaway?

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

  • Staten Island: 836 vacation rentals
  • Ironbound District: 21 vacation rentals
  • Upper Roseville: 15 vacation rentals
  • Central Business District: 22 vacation rentals
  • North Ironbound: 18 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Rockaway?

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

  • Rockaway Townsquare: 121 vacation rentals
  • Mountain Creek Ski Resort: 182 vacation rentals
  • Mountain Creek: 83 vacation rentals
  • Prudential Center: 5,402 vacation rentals
  • Branch Brook Park: 5,438 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rockaway listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Rockaway?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 28 Houses in Rockaway. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rockaway include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rockaway?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Rockaway. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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