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Why people love visiting vibrant Pittsburgh

Enjoy the area's theatre scene, museums and entertainment with a rental holiday home in Pittsburgh. This city is cosmopolitan and scenic, recognised for its sporting events, riverfront and university setting. Take in top local attractions such as PNC Park and Monongahela Incline. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Pittsburgh

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Pittsburgh a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • National Aviary (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Sandcastle Water Park (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Frick Park (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
  • South Park Golf Course (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Kennywood (8 mi / 12.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Pittsburgh

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Pittsburgh is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Point State Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • West End-Elliott Overlook Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Phipps Conservatory (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Schenley Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Mellon Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Frick Park (5.4 mi / 8.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Pittsburgh

Fly into Pittsburgh, PA (PIT-Pittsburgh Intl.), the closest airport, located 13.9 mi (22.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Latrobe, PA (LBE-Arnold Palmer Regional), which is 33.5 mi (53.9 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Pittsburgh Station. It's easy to get around Pittsburgh by catching a ride on the metro at Wood Street Station, Gateway Station or Steel Plaza Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Pittsburgh?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 259 holiday rentals around Pittsburgh. From 118 holiday houses to 128 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Pittsburgh is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Greenfield: 15 holiday homes
  • Friendship: 17 holiday homes
  • Lawrenceville: 21 holiday homes
  • Shadyside: 17 holiday homes
  • Downtown Pittsburgh: 110 holiday homes

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

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Pittsburgh. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • First Avenue Station: 262 holiday rentals
  • Duquesne University: 263 holiday rentals
  • West End-Elliott Overlook Park: 259 holiday rentals
  • Pittsburgh Water Steps: 262 holiday rentals
  • Stevenson Station: 259 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Pittsburgh listed on Stayz 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 Pittsburgh?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 118 Houses in Pittsburgh. Our other popular types of Pittsburgh holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 128 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 6 holiday houses
  • Studios: 131 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pittsburgh?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Pittsburgh. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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