Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of West Point

Take a vacation to West Point and enjoy the area's culture, history and cathedral. Renowned for its university setting, football games and wildlife, this city welcomes all visitors. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around West Point

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that West Point has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • West Point Golf Course (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Storm King State Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Palaia Vineyards Winery (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Hudson River Adventures (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Fishkill Ridge (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Fishkill Golf Course (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of West Point

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, West Point is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Constitution Island (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Foundry Dock Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Little Stony Point Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Storm King State Park (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Hudson Highlands State Park (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Manitoga The Russel Wright Design Center (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)

Transportation options to and around West Point

Fly into Newburgh, NY (SWF-Stewart Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.3 mi (15 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Danbury, CT (DXR-Danbury Municipal), which is 25.3 mi (40.7 km) away.

Where to stay around West Point?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 187 holiday lettings near West Point. From 125 Houses to 18 Cottages, 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 West Point is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in West Point?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 125 Houses in West Point. Our other popular types of West Point holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Castles: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in West Point?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 43 holiday homes with pool available in West Point. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.