Destination guide

Travel to friendly Summit

Learn about the unique charm of Summit with a stay in a private vacation home. This city is walkable and welcoming, recognized for its restaurants, shopping and bars. Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum 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 Summit

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Summit has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Baltusrol Golf Club (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Echo Lake Country Club (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Bowcraft Amusement Park (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Galloping Hill Golf Course (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Florham Park Roller Rink (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Pinch Brook Golf Course (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Summit

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Summit is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Reeves-Reed Arboretum (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • South Mountain Reservation (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Unami Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Loantaka Brook Reservation (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Wilson Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)

How to get to and around Summit

The nearest airport is in Morristown, NJ (MMU-Morristown Municipal), located 6.3 mi (10.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Linden, NJ (LDJ), which is 9.3 mi (15 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Summit Station or Summit New Providence Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Summit?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 135 vacation rentals near Summit. From 53 Houses to 4 Bungalows, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Summit for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Summit:

  • Journal Square: 69 vacation rentals
  • Bergen/Lafayette: 121 vacation rentals
  • Ironbound District: 24 vacation rentals
  • West Bergen: 48 vacation rentals
  • McGinley Square: 95 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Summit?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 53 Houses in Summit. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Summit include:

  • Bungalows: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 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 Summit?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 11 vacation rentals with pool available in Summit. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.