Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Newark

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Newark. This city's university setting, shopping and sporting events draw many visitors. Fort Delaware State Park and Longwood Gardens are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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

Activities and attractions in and around Newark

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Newark a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Chisel Creek Golf Course (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Brandywine Zoo (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Anson B. Nixon Park (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Biderman Golf Club (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Back Creek Golf Club (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Plumpton Park Zoo (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Newark

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Newark is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Longwood Gardens (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Olan Thomas Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • University of Delaware Botanic Gardens (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • McKees Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Kells Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Lewis Park (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Newark

Fly into Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.), the closest airport, located 30.1 mi (48.5 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Newark Station.

Where to stay around Newark?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 135 vacation rentals near Newark. From 87 Houses to 16 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 Newark for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • University of Delaware: 69 vacation rentals
  • Lewis Park: 70 vacation rentals
  • University of Delaware Botanic Gardens: 70 vacation rentals
  • Windy Mill Park: 73 vacation rentals
  • Fairfield Park: 73 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 87 Houses in Newark. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Newark include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 16 rentals available
  • Studios: 19 rentals available
  • Guest houses: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Newark?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 20 vacation rentals with pool available in Newark. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.