Rent a vacation rental home or other accommodations in Highlands, New Jersey
, United States. The Highlands is that beautiful, breathtaking part of New Jersey that lies about an hour from Philadelphia
and about 40 minutes from New York City. It stretches from Phillipsburg New Jersey on the Delaware
River to beautiful Mahwah
, Bergen County. Condo rentals or other vacation rentals are available from Owner Direct.
The location on the Atlantic flyway makes the Highlands one of the best wildlife viewing areas in the State of New Jersey. In general New Jersey boasts the highest density of wildlife per square mile of any state in the nation. New Jersey, the fourth smallest state, hosts over 325 birds species, 90 mammal species, 79 reptile and amphibian species and over 400 species of fish in its 8,722 square miles.
Part of the Appalachian Trail is the Highlands Region – 88 municipalities and nearly 860,000 acres of forested ridges, rolling farmlands, diverse recreation, abundant wildlife and historic treasures. A variety of accommodations are available for you.
Plan your trip to the Highlands Region today and enjoy some of the following activities. Explore the NJ Audubon Skylands Wildlife Viewing Trails
which include Hunterdon, Warren and Sussex Counties.
Take the Wine Trail from Sussex to Warren, including stops at Four Sisters’ Winery, Alba Vineyard and New Jerseys’ only organic vineyard – Villa Milagro Vineyard. Visit some of the old furnaces and museums related to the Iron Ore industry. Franklin Mineral Museum, Sterling Mining Museum and Oxford Furnace and Shippen Manor
are great places to visit if you are a history buff or a teacher with a group of children eager to learn, or just see some really cool stuff! Learn about the Morris Canal. Visit some stops on the Warren County Morris Canal Greenway, or McCullough Hall in Morristown, home of George P. McCullough
You can raft, tube, kayak or canoe down the Delaware.
The Highlands of New Jersey – easily accessible from Routes 80, 78, 202, 206, 287 – Drive to the Highlands and rent a vacation rental today. You'll find great condo rentals and accommodations near the area. Vacation rentals from Owner Direct will help you plan a memorable holiday.