Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively New Brunswick

Take a vacation to New Brunswick and enjoy the area's live music, theater scene and art galleries. This city's university setting, restaurants and bars draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around New Brunswick

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes New Brunswick a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tamarack Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Triple C Ranch and Nature Center (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Plainfield Country Club (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Ashbrook Golf Course (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Kids N' Shape (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Shackamaxon Country Club (10.5 mi / 17 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in New Brunswick

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in New Brunswick. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Buccleuch Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Johnson Park (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Rutgers Gardens (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Negri-Napote Native Grassland Preserve (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Hutcheson Memorial Forest (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)

Transportation options to and around New Brunswick

Fly into Manville, NJ (JVI-Central Jersey Regional), the closest airport, located 8.3 mi (13.3 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 13.2 mi (21.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to New Brunswick Station or New Brunswick Jersey Ave Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around New Brunswick?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 25 holiday lettings near New Brunswick. From 15 Houses to 4 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near New Brunswick is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in New Brunswick?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 15 Houses in New Brunswick. Our other popular types of New Brunswick holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 5 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in New Brunswick?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in New Brunswick. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.