Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Saint John

The area's live music and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Saint John. Travelers to this walkable city praise the sporting events, shopping and local tours. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Saint John

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Saint John a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lord Beaverbrook Rink (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Stonehammer Geopark (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Hilton Belyea Arena (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Charles Gorman Arena (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Rockwood Park Golf Course (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Cherry Brook Zoo (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Saint John

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Saint John is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rockwood Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Reversing Falls (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Irving Nature Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Hampton Lighthouse and Historical Society (21.4 mi / 34.5 km)
  • New River Beach Provincial Park (24.8 mi / 39.9 km)
  • New River Beach (25 mi / 40.3 km)

Transportation to and around Saint John

Fly into Saint John, NB (YSJ), the closest airport, located 9 mi (14.6 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Saint John?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 19 vacation rentals near Saint John. From 6 Cottages to 7 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Saint John for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Saint John?

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

  • Irving Nature Park: 19 vacation rentals
  • Stonehammer Geopark: 19 vacation rentals
  • St. Andrew and St. David United Church: 19 vacation rentals
  • Carleton Martello Tower: 19 vacation rentals
  • New Brunswick Museum: 19 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Saint John 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 Cottages in Saint John?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 6 Cottages in Saint John. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Saint John include:

  • Houses: 7 rentals available
  • Cabins: 6 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 6 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Saint John?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Saint John. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.