Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly New Rochelle

The island views and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in New Rochelle. This welcoming city is known for its restaurants, shopping and bird watching. Bronx Zoo and Floating Pool 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 and attractions in New Rochelle

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes New Rochelle a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bronx Zoo (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Floating Pool (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • New Roc City (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Dunwoodie Golf Course (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Legoland Discovery Center Westchester (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Sprain Lake Golf Course (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of New Rochelle

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, New Rochelle is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Central Park (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Hudson Park and Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Glen Island Park (1.5 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Manor Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Willsons Woods Park (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Orchard Beach (3 mi / 4.9 km)

Transportation options to and around New Rochelle

Fly into New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), the closest airport, located 10.5 mi (16.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to White Plains, NY (HPN-Westchester County), which is 11.7 mi (18.8 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is New Rochelle Station.

Where to stay around New Rochelle?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 276 holiday lettings near New Rochelle. From 110 Houses to 128 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover New Rochelle area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to New Rochelle?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in New Rochelle:

  • Midtown: 1,067 holiday homes
  • McGinley Square: 134 holiday homes
  • Journal Square: 116 holiday homes
  • Newfield - Westover - Turn of River: 16 holiday homes
  • Cove - East Side - Shippan: 15 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to New Rochelle?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in New Rochelle. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • College of New Rochelle: 5,440 holiday lettings
  • Monroe College New Rochelle Campus: 5,185 holiday lettings
  • New Rochelle Station: 5,269 holiday lettings
  • Thomas Paine Cottage Museum: 4,210 holiday lettings
  • New Roc City: 5,218 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around New Rochelle listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in New Rochelle?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 110 Houses in New Rochelle. Our other popular types of New Rochelle holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 128 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 130 self catering accommodations

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in New Rochelle. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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