Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Cumberland County getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Cumberland County with a stay in a private vacation home. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Cumberland County

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Cumberland County a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hersheypark (28.8 mi / 46.4 km)
  • Hershey's Chocolate World (28.5 mi / 45.8 km)
  • Ski Roundtop (15.4 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Gifford Pinchot State Park (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Spring Gate Vineyard (22.3 mi / 35.9 km)
  • Lake Tobias Wildlife Park (26 mi / 41.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Cumberland County

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cumberland County is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • City Island (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Susquehanna River (16.6 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Riverfront Park (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Fort Hunter Mansion and Park (17.7 mi / 28.5 km)
  • Wildwood Park (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Gifford Pinchot State Park (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)

What are the top vacation rentals in Cumberland County?

From high-end houses to rustic log cabins, Vrbo has properties to match every taste and budget. Here are some of the top vacation rentals in Cumberland County:

  • "Cabin - The Forest House @ Lake Warren Estates": This Newville escape comes with 2 bedrooms and is highly rated among visitors. Amenities such as nearby museums and internet services help make your stay an enjoyable one.
  • "Creek Side Home - Fly Fishing, Nature Walks": Put your suitcase down and your feet up at this favorite in South Central Pennsylania. It features 3 bedrooms, towels, free toiletries and more.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Cumberland County vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Cumberland County?

For an unconventional vacation experience, book a tiny house rental in Cumberland County. Do be warned though — after you've lived the tiny house life, the urge to move into one of these cute-as-a-button digs will be hard to resist!

  • Leave the everyday behind and disappear to "Tiny Home/rv Close To I81". This property in Darss packs plenty of conveniences into its compact space, such as a fridge and a stovetop.
  • "Not So Tiny House With Full Kitchen And Patio Swing" in Pittsburgh is another top-rated option. Free toiletries and a nearby hospital will make your time here more comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Cumberland County?

Whether you're searching for a log cabin for a break with your buddies or an adventure with the family, we'll help you find the perfect property. Consider one of these great vacation rentals in or near Cumberland County and enjoy relaxing in nature for a while:

  • "Third Peg Inn - Log Cabin Cozy Getaway" works hard to make sure your Cumberland County vacation is everything you wanted it to be. With amenities that include a stovetop and a barbecue grill to make life easy, all you've got to do is chill out and enjoy yourself.
  • After a full day of outdoor activities, unwind at "Spring Acre Log Cabin". This cozy property comes with plenty of features, including a kitchen island and a stovetop.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Cumberland County?

Whether you're planning a quick family vacation, a romantic break or a couple of nights away alone, we've got weekend getaways in Cumberland County to suit. Throw some clothes into an overnight bag and stay at one of these much-loved properties:

  • "Entire Upscale Carriage House W" - This rental in Carlisle offers amenities that'll make your visit a comfortable one, such as high-speed internet services and a smart TV. Its handy location also makes it a good base to explore the surrounding area.
  • "The Carlisle Castle - A Private Resort In Central Pa" - This is another terrific place where you can kick back for the weekend. Take advantage of a living room, a garage and more during your short but memorable stay at this Carlisle property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Cumberland County?

Studio apartments are usually on the smaller side, but it's hard to top their downtown locations and thrifty price tags. Whether you're traveling by yourself or it's just the two of you, consider one of these welcoming studio apartments in Cumberland County:

  • Get comfy at "Entire Upscale Carriage House W", located in Carlisle. There are plenty of amenities to take advantage of here, including free WiFi and towels.
  • Alternatively, use "Coziness At Its Best" as your base to get out and explore. This appealing retreat is in Carlisle and comes with a washing machine and nearby hunting activities.

Can I find short term rentals in Cumberland County?

Spend a few days in a budget-friendly cabin or ignore your accountant and live it up a little in a luxury apartment. Vrbo has loads of short-term rentals to choose from in Cumberland County. Check out these properties for inspiration:

  • "Entire Upscale Carriage House W" in Carlisle is an ideal place for a short-term stay. It's within easy reach of the center of town, so you'll be able to see all the top sights without having to travel too far.
  • "The Carlisle Castle - A Private Resort In Central Pa" also lays out the welcome mat for short-term guests. Spend a day or so at this vacation rental in Carlisle and discover why it's a hit with many visitors.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Cumberland County?

Whether you've been paired up for a couple of months, a year or forever, nothing beats a romantic weekend getaway to stoke passions. If you're searching for someplace idyllic to spend a few days with your significant other, you'll fall hard for these escapes:

  • Enjoy some "us time" at "Cabin - The Forest House @ Lake Warren Estates". This Newville vacation rental is ideal for romance, offering amenities like a fireplace and winery tours to help set the mood.
  • Alternatively, book an amorous weekend break at "Creek Side Home - Fly Fishing, Nature Walks". Located in South Central Pennsylania, it offers a firepit, air conditioning and other bonuses.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Cumberland County?

Get set to take your pick and jump right in. Here are a couple of popular house rentals in Cumberland County where you can enjoy your getaway one splash at a time:

  • Welcome to "Cabin - The Forest House @ Lake Warren Estates", where the first thing on your to-do list should be kicking back by the pool. This retreat is located in Newville and comes with a host of family-friendly amenities, including nearby birdwatching activities and a dishwasher.
  • Relax by the water while the kids frolic about at "Adult Executive House 3b/2b Single Story W". This option in Mechanicsburg comes with a range of conveniences to keep your gang nice and comfortable, such as a dishwasher and outdoor furniture.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Cumberland County?

Family time is the best time, which is why we'll help you find a space where you can reconnect. Whether you're planning an escape with the kids or catching up with friends, these large family vacation rentals in Cumberland County were just made for memorable get-togethers:

  • Get your gang together under the same roof at "The Carlisle Castle - A Private Resort In Central Pa". Located in Carlisle, this escape has 3 bedrooms and amenities including a porch and a garden. It can comfortably sleep up to 7 guests.
  • "Sign Of The Eagle And Harp" in Carlisle will also lay out the welcome mat for your group. Accommodating up to 11 people, this property features 5 bedrooms, a garden and a microwave oven.

When it comes to family-friendly attractions in Cumberland County, Boiling Springs Pool is a crowd-pleaser. If you're staying anywhere around it, organize a visit and find out why it's on many to-do lists.

Can I find family cabin rentals in Cumberland County?

Roast marshmallows and enjoy a round of parlor games. These cabin rentals in Cumberland County are ideal bases to spend some quality family time:

  • "Cabin - If You Are Ready To Travel And Relax Look No Further" - Escape the 9-to-5 routine at this Huntingdon getaway which boasts a nearby laundromat and a foosball table.
  • "Cozy Creekside Cabin - Lehigh Valley" – This property in Appalachian Mountains is another family favorite. Extra touches here include a dining table and a DVD player.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Cumberland County vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

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