Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Bedford

Come and experience Bedford and its history, festivals and architecture. This city's coffeehouses, hiking and shopping draw many visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Bedford

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Bedford a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Old Bedford Village (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Down River Golf Course (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Rocky Gap Golf Resort (23.4 mi / 37.7 km)
  • Tri-State Zoological Park (27.1 mi / 43.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bedford

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bedford is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tenley Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Shawnee State Park (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Rocky Gap State Park (23.5 mi / 37.9 km)
  • Canal Place (29.1 mi / 46.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bedford

The nearest airport is in Altoona, PA (AOO-Blair County), located 21.3 mi (34.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Johnstown, PA (JST-John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County), which is 27.2 mi (43.8 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Bedford?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 32 house rentals around Bedford. From 8 cabin rentals to 8 cottage rentals, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Bedford is on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Bedford?

Vrbo Canada offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Bedford. From Vrbo Canada travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Fort Bedford Museum: 36 home rentals
  • Schellsburg / Shawnee Loop: 37 home rentals
  • National Museum of the American Coverlet: 23 home rentals
  • Bedford Candies: 32 home rentals
  • The Coffee Pot: 38 home rentals

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

Can I rent Cabins in Bedford?

Yes, of course. Vrbo Canada has 8 Cabins in Bedford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bedford include:

  • Cottages: 8 lodging choices
  • Houses: 19 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 8 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bedford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation homes with pool available in Bedford.