Destination guide

The lively area of South Orange awaits your stay

Take a vacation to South Orange and enjoy the area's opera, entertainment and musicals. This city is well-known for its basketball games and hiking. Ellis Island Immigration Museum and Statue of Liberty are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in South Orange

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes South Orange a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Turtle Back Zoo (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Galloping Hill Golf Course (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Baltusrol Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Echo Lake Country Club (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Florham Park Roller Rink (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Pinch Brook Golf Course (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in South Orange

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, South Orange is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Park (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Battery Park (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
  • South Mountain Reservation (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Montgomery Park (2.8 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Eagle Rock Reservation (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around South Orange

The nearest airport is in Newark, NJ (EWR-Liberty Intl.), located 5.9 mi (9.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Caldwell, NJ (CDW-Essex County), which is 8.8 mi (14.2 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to South Orange Station or South Orange Mountain Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around South Orange?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 329 vacation rentals near South Orange. From 124 Houses to 173 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 South Orange for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to South Orange?

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 South Orange:

  • Manhattan: 3,051 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,024 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 1,016 vacation rentals
  • Queens: 5,180 vacation rentals
  • Upper West Side: 525 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 South Orange?

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

  • Seton Hall University: 5,229 vacation rentals
  • South Orange Mountain Station: 5,214 vacation rentals
  • Times Square: 5,597 vacation rentals
  • Central Park: 3,923 vacation rentals
  • MetLife Stadium: 5,578 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Orange 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 South Orange?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 124 Houses in South Orange. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South Orange include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 173 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 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 South Orange?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 18 vacation rentals with pool available in South Orange. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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