Destination guide

The cozy area of Rockaway awaits your stay

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Rockaway. This romantic and walkable city is known for its shopping, restaurants and fishing. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Rockaway

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Rockaway has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fosterfields Living Historical Farm (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Whippany Railway Museum (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Anchor Golf Center (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • The Funplex (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Lake Lackawanna Golf Course (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Pinch Brook Golf Course (10 mi / 16.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Rockaway

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rockaway is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hedden Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Tourne County Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Pyramid Mountain Visitors Center (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Frelinghuysen Arboretum (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Morristown Green (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Lewis Morris Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)

Traveling to and around Rockaway

The nearest airport is in Morristown, NJ (MMU-Morristown Municipal), located 8.7 mi (14 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Caldwell, NJ (CDW-Essex County), which is 12.5 mi (20.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Rockaway?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 51 holiday lettings near Rockaway. From 30 Houses to 7 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 Rockaway is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Rockaway?

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 Rockaway:

  • Basking Ridge: 36 holiday homes
  • Budd Lake: 28 holiday homes
  • Succasunna: 34 holiday homes
  • Ironbound District: 15 holiday homes
  • North Ironbound: 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 Rockaway?

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

  • Rockaway Townsquare: 134 holiday lettings
  • Mountain Creek: 88 holiday lettings
  • Morristown City Hall: 227 holiday lettings
  • Warwick Valley Winery and Distillery: 189 holiday lettings
  • First Baptist Church: 225 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 30 Houses in Rockaway. Our other popular types of Rockaway holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rockaway?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Rockaway. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.