Destination guide

Historic Ridgewood will entice you

The area's monuments and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Ridgewood. Well known for its shopping, restaurants and forests, this walkable city won't disappoint. Bronx Zoo and Central Park 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 and around Ridgewood

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Ridgewood has to offer. Here 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 (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Floating Pool (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Orchard Hills Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Paramus Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Ridgewood Country Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Bergen County Zoo (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ridgewood

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Ridgewood is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Park (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Van Saun County Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Saddle River County Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Ramapo Valley County Reservation (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Teaneck Creek Conservancy (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ridgewood

The nearest airport is in Teterboro, NJ (TEB), located 9.2 mi (14.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Caldwell, NJ (CDW-Essex County), which is 11.3 mi (18.2 km) away.

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

Can I find a vacation rental around Ridgewood?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 68 vacation rentals near Ridgewood. From 45 Houses to 20 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 Ridgewood for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Ridgewood:

  • Manhattan: 3,291 vacation rentals
  • Brooklyn: 1,118 vacation rentals
  • Midtown: 1,215 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 Ridgewood?

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

  • West Side Presbyterian Church: 3,980 vacation rentals
  • Ridgewood Station: 4,096 vacation rentals
  • Times Square: 6,015 vacation rentals
  • Central Park: 4,148 vacation rentals
  • Lehman Center for the Performing Arts: 5,872 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 45 Houses in Ridgewood. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ridgewood include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 20 rentals available
  • Studios: 20 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ridgewood?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Ridgewood. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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