Destination guide

The natural setting of Hackensack is ready to explore

Enjoy the churches and other features of Hackensack. Renowned for its shopping, wildlife and restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Central Park and Bronx Zoo are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Hackensack

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Hackensack a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bronx Zoo (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Floating Pool (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Bergen County Zoo (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Ridgewood Country Club (4.1 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Paramus Golf Course (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Orchard Hills Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hackensack

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Hackensack. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Battery Park (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Teaneck Creek Conservancy (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Saddle River County Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Van Saun County Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Hackensack

Fly into Teterboro, NJ (TEB), the closest airport, located 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), which is 12.1 mi (19.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Hackensack Essex Street Station.

Where to stay around Hackensack?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 3,053 vacation rentals near Hackensack. From 323 Houses to 2,235 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 Hackensack for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Hackensack:

  • Midtown: 1,011 vacation rentals
  • Journal Square: 93 vacation rentals
  • Newport: 270 vacation rentals
  • The Heights: 241 vacation rentals
  • The Waterfront: 319 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 Hackensack?

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

  • New Jersey Naval Museum: 5,337 vacation rentals
  • Hackensack Essex Street Station: 5,332 vacation rentals
  • Riverside Square Mall: 5,274 vacation rentals
  • Times Square: 5,474 vacation rentals
  • Central Park: 3,865 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Hackensack 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 Hackensack?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 323 Houses in Hackensack. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Hackensack include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,235 rentals available
  • Villas: 7 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 98 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Hackensack?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 239 vacation rentals with pool available in Hackensack. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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