Discover a selection of more than 10,000 vacation rentals in Pennsylvania, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including high chairs for kids and kitchens. Prices start at $109 per night, and chalets and boats are popular options for a stay in Pennsylvania. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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History and culture near Pennsylvania vacation home rentals

Boasting rolling fields, sprawling forests and enormous mountains, Pennsylvania is a picturesque place with a fascinating past. From storied landmarks such as Independence Hall to the cracked and weathered Liberty Bell, the state's heritage is preserved in countless historical sites and museums. Pennsylvania vacation rentals offer endless experiences, from tasty cheesesteaks and world-class art in vibrant Philadelphia, to professional sports and a rich industrial past in the "Steel City" of Pittsburgh. Add in the great outdoors and the theme parks dotted around the state and it's clear that Pennsylvania offers attractions for all.

Things to do

Discover Pennsylvania's past in historic Philadelphia

Like to see the state's best-known attractions? Choose a Pennsylvania vacation rental in Philadelphia and you'll be at the heart of it all. Visit Independence Hall, a redbrick Georgian building where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed, and be sure to see the iconic Liberty Bell, a symbol of American freedom, which is now situated in the adjacent park. Cast in the 1750s and featuring a distinctive crack, the bell was last sounded in 1846 and is a must-see attraction. For a fun-filled excursion, chocolate lovers can head to the much-loved Hersheypark, which boasts roller coasters, rides for children, a water park and a factory-themed tour ride.

Activities

Things to do near Pennsylvania vacation homes

When it comes to family-friendly days out, Pennsylvania is packed with opportunities. There are theme parks for thrill-seekers, including Hersheypark, Kennywood, Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, and numerous natural beauty spots for those preferring something more peaceful. Kick back on the beaches of Lake Erie, ski the mountain slopes in winter and enjoy cycling, kayaking, fishing and more than 600-miles of hiking trails at the picturesque Allegheny National Forest. There's stacks to do in the cities, too, whether you want to devour cheesesteaks, sample seasonal beers at a brewery, shop until you drop or delve into the state's well-preserved history.

Weather

Best time to travel to Pennsylvania vacation homes

The state's diverse landscape means weather conditions can vary, depending on where you choose your Pennsylvania vacation rental. For the most part, winters are chilly and summers hot and humid. Pennsylvania's mountainous interior tends to be much colder in the winter, with a greater snowfall that makes it a haven for winter sports fans. Not coming to ski? Fall is a great time to visit, with September offering pleasant daytime highs in the 70s. Pennsylvania can experience severe weather from time to time. Tornados can be encountered here, although they're usually not too destructive or dangerous.

Natural features

Explore the great outdoors in stunning Pennsylvania

From the sandy shores of Lake Erie and the misty Appalachian Mountains to the endless green forests and manicured fields occupied by quaint Amish farms, Pennsylvania is a picturesque place. As well as providing a playground for outdoor adventures, the diverse landscape also offers a home to an abundance of wildlife. Nature lovers can admire deer, elk and foxes in the state's vast forests, while bears and otters can be seen at the Wildlife Center at Sinnemahoning State Park. Those with a penchant for bird watching should head to Fort Washington State Park, where the migrations of raptor species, including hawks and eagles, take place in fall.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Pennsylvania

Fly into Harrisburg, PA (HAR-Capital City), the closest airport, located 3.6 mi (5.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Harrisburg Intl. Airport (MDT), which is 8.4 mi (13.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Harrisburg Transportation Center, Middletown Station and Elizabethtown Station are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around Pennsylvania by jumping on the metro at Dekalb Street Station, Bridgeport Station or Hughes Park Station.

Food and drink

Culinary culture in Pennsylvania

From authentic Dutch cuisine to iconic cheesesteaks, Pennsylvania has a range of culinary delights. Pittsburgh boasts massive sandwiches piled high with meat and cheese, Philadelphia is known for its cheesesteaks and soft pretzels, and shoofly pie and whoopie pies are common staples in Pennsylvania Dutch Country. No matter your craving, you'll find a range of unique foods to sample near your vacation rental.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation rentals in Pennsylvania

From the peaceful outdoor spaces to the world-class museums, Pennsylvania is filled with unique attractions for a romantic retreat. Vacation rentals are available near places like the Philadelphia Museum of Art, a famed art museum with renaissance classics and rotating exhibits, and Longwood Gardens, a sprawling landscape with elegant gardens, fountain shows, and a greenhouse. You could also explore the Barnes Foundation, an art gallery with paintings by greats like Picasso and Renoir.

What is the best area to stay in Pennsylvania when booking a vacation rental?

Among the most in-demand areas to book a Vrbo vacation property in Pennsylvania is Hershey. Stay here and have fun visiting its must-see attractions, including Hersheys Chocolate World and Hersheypark Stadium.

How many vacation rentals are in Pennsylvania?

The entire property to yourself and no sharing with people you don't know — that's what you get when you book a vacation rental with Vrbo. All it takes is a quick Vrbo search to securely book a comfy stay to share with the people you love. Our current selection of vacation rentals in Pennsylvania is ${propertiesCount}.

What is the most popular type of vacation rental accommodation in Pennsylvania?

Houses are the most popular kind of vacation rental in Pennsylvania, according to our data. Even if you have a different idea in mind, Vrbo has vacation homes in loads of sizes and shapes. Filter our options to find your perfect match.

How much does it cost to rent a vacation rental in Pennsylvania?

The average price for a vacation home in Pennsylvania is based on several factors, including season, length of stay and property type. Whether you prefer a sprawling villa with lots of bedrooms or a comfy cabin ideal for just you and the kids, just add your dates of travel to see some great-value stays.

How much does it cost to rent a beach house in Pennsylvania?

When you travel and the size and style of the property will help determine the cost of your beachside escape. Enter your Pennsylvania travel dates to see all your options on Vrbo. Did someone just say "private pool"? Use the filters to choose the amenities and features you want in your beach house.

Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Pennsylvania?

Pack a suitcase for the pup in your life because Pennsylvania has 1,917 vacation rentals that roll out the welcome mat to doggie guests. Let your four-legged pal enjoy the family fun at one of our pet-friendly vacation rentals on Vrbo. Simply enter your destination and travel dates, then check the 'Pets allowed' filter box.

Can I rent a house with a pool in Pennsylvania?

Tick the 'pool' box in our filter tool and pick from 3,519 houses with private pools in Pennsylvania on Vrbo. Ball games, gentle soak or noodle joust? How you spend your leisure time is up to you when your vacation property has its own swimming pool.

What are popular rental amenities in Pennsylvania?

A stovetop, a microwave oven and a fridge head the list of most popular rental amenities in Pennsylvania. Whether you're planning to travel on your own, with a partner or as a family, Vrbo can help you find a vacation home that matches your style with all the features you need.

Are there large group vacation rentals in Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania has 2,580 vacation homes that can host 10 or more guests. These stays come with the space you need to share good times with family and friends.

Are there vacation rentals in Pennsylvania that welcome kids?

Gather your whole family for a fun-packed adventure in Pennsylvania at one of our 4,952 family-friendly vacation properties. Many of these stays come with conveniences that are great for trips with the little ones, like laundries, bunk beds and patios. Simply check the Properties good for families filter and pick your favorite option.

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