Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Somerset getaway

Enjoy the cathedral and other features of Somerset. Renowned for its sporting events, restaurants and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. 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 and around Somerset

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Somerset has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tamarack Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Triple C Ranch and Nature Center (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Plainfield Country Club (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Neshanic Valley Golf Course (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Forsgate Country Club (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Ashbrook Golf Course (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Somerset

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Somerset is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Negri-Napote Native Grassland Preserve (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Hutcheson Memorial Forest (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Colonial Park (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Buccleuch Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Johnson Park (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Somerset

The nearest airport is in Manville, NJ (JVI-Central Jersey Regional), located 4.1 mi (6.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Princeton, NJ (PCT), which is 9.7 mi (15.7 km) away.