Destination guide

Take in the natural beauty of Basking Ridge

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Basking Ridge. Renowned for its wildlife, bird watching and hiking, this city welcomes all visitors. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Basking Ridge

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Basking Ridge a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Raptor Trust (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Fosterfields Living Historical Farm (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Bowcraft Amusement Park (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Florham Park Roller Rink (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Fiddler's Elbow Country Club (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Pinch Brook Golf Course (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Basking Ridge

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Basking Ridge is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Cross Estate Gardens (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Morristown National Historical Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Leonard J. Buck Garden (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Natirar Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Lewis Morris Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Basking Ridge

The nearest airport is in Morristown, NJ (MMU-Morristown Municipal), located 9.1 mi (14.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Manville, NJ (JVI-Central Jersey Regional), which is 12.6 mi (20.3 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Basking Ridge Station or Basking Ridge Lyons Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Basking Ridge?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 38 vacation rentals near Basking Ridge. From 20 Houses to 12 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 Basking Ridge for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Basking Ridge?

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 Basking Ridge:

  • Staten Island: 820 vacation rentals
  • Budd Lake: 29 vacation rentals
  • Iselin: 60 vacation rentals
  • Avenel: 101 vacation rentals
  • Succasunna: 36 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 Basking Ridge?

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

  • Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center: 213 vacation rentals
  • AMC Dine-In Theatres Menlo Park 12: 429 vacation rentals
  • Rutgers New Brunswick: 114 vacation rentals
  • Princeton University: 78 vacation rentals
  • Forest Lakes Beach: 240 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Basking Ridge 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 Basking Ridge?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 20 Houses in Basking Ridge. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Basking Ridge include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 12 rentals available
  • Studios: 13 rentals available
  • Guest houses: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Basking Ridge?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Basking Ridge. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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