Destination guide

The riverside setting of Rutherford is ready to explore

Enjoy the area's festivals, live music and opera and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Rutherford. Renowned for its sporting events, restaurants and riverfront, this city welcomes all visitors. Broadway and Times Square are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Rutherford

Do you want to discover things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Rutherford a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Floating Pool (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Bronx Zoo (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Field Station Dinosaurs (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Chelsea Piers (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Chelsea Piers Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Restaurant Row (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rutherford

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

  • Central Park (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Battery Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Brooklyn Botanic Gardens (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • The Meadowlands (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Branch Brook Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Riverbend Wetlands Preserve (5 mi / 8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Rutherford

The nearest airport is in Teterboro, NJ (TEB), located 2.9 mi (4.7 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 9.4 mi (15.2 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Rutherford Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Rutherford?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 4,400 vacation rentals near Rutherford. From 534 Houses to 3,366 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 Rutherford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Rutherford:

  • Manhattan: 3,295 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,116 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 1,226 vacation rentals
  • Queens: 5,482 vacation rentals
  • Upper West Side: 592 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 Rutherford?

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

  • Times Square: 6,021 vacation rentals
  • Central Park: 4,148 vacation rentals
  • Lehman Center for the Performing Arts: 5,872 vacation rentals
  • Columbia University: 6,044 vacation rentals
  • MetLife Stadium: 5,931 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 534 Houses in Rutherford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rutherford include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,366 rentals available
  • Villas: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rutherford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 359 vacation rentals with pool available in Rutherford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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