Discover a selection of 407 vacation rentals in Lancaster, PA 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 swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $90 per night, and cabins and houses are popular options for a stay in Lancaster. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

The artsy area of Lancaster awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's theater scene, entertainment and opera and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Lancaster. Renowned for its shopping, local tours and museums, this city welcomes all visitors. 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

Sightseeing in and around Lancaster

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Lancaster has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dutch Wonderland (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Spooky Nook Sports (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Cherry Crest Adventure Farm (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Mount Hope Estate & Winery (14.6 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Mt. Gretna Lake & Beach (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Corn Cob Acres Field of Fun (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lancaster

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lancaster is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mt. Gretna Lake & Beach (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Lititz Museum (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Lititz Springs Park (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Longs Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Chickies Rock Park (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Lancaster

Fly into Harrisburg Intl. Airport (MDT), the closest airport, located 26.2 mi (42.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Lancaster, PA (LNS), which is 5.6 mi (9 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Lancaster Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Lancaster?

The heart wants what the heart wants, and right now it wants to take a vacation. It's time to pack your bags and escape to one of these top vacation rentals in or near Lancaster:

  • Around 17 miles from the center of Lancaster, it's difficult to beat "The Loft At Jackson Farm - Your Relaxing Destination". It has 1 bedroom and handy features including a blender and heating.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Buena Hill Homestead Is A Newly Renovated Private Apartment In Lancaster County". Located around 18 miles from the heart of Lancaster, it has 3 bedrooms and features books and a kitchen.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Lancaster?

You need only set foot into one of our tiny house vacation rentals in Lancaster to recognize that great things really do come in tiny packages. Efficiently designed to maximize every spare inch of space, these pint-sized digs deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Take time off and clear your mind at "Tiny Home/rv Close To I81". Located in Darss, a microwave oven and a hair dryer are included here.
  • "Not So Tiny House With Full Kitchen And Patio Swing" in Pittsburgh is another popular pick. A nearby zoo and a desk will make your time here even more comfortable.

Can I find log cabins to rent in or near Lancaster?

Whether you're on the lookout for a log cabin for a getaway with your besties or a vacation with the family, we have you covered. Consider one of these great vacation rentals in or near Lancaster and enjoy being close to nature for a while:

  • "1800's Restored Log Cabin In Woods" is a great mixture of outdoor adventure and comfort. Take advantage of handy amenities here such as a barbecue grill and mountain views.
  • After a busy day out in Mother Nature, kick back and relax at "Spring Acre Log Cabin". This cozy property comes with a host of features, including a fitness facility and a kitchen island.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Lancaster?

Nothing beats a quick break to lift your spirits. If you're ready to switch off and unwind, these weekend getaways in and around Lancaster make a terrific base for a mini break:

  • Around 18 miles to the east of Lancaster, "Buena Hill Homestead Is A Newly Renovated Private Apartment In Lancaster County" has all you need for a fun weekend break, including an iron and ironing board and internet services. When you're ready to venture out, there are lots of outdoor attractions to visit like Chester Valley Trail Trailhead and Longwood Gardens.
  • Another top option is "Peaceful Garden Getaway", around 20 miles east of Lancaster. When you're not cozying up in your rental making the most of a fireplace and outdoor furniture, check out Crystal Cave and Manetas Park.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Lancaster?

Studio apartments are hard to match when it comes to location and convenience. Get comfy in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near Lancaster and experience a taste of the vibrant local culture:

  • Explore the world around you and then sleep soundly at "The Loft At Jackson Farm - Your Relaxing Destination". This property is a great base for sightseeing and comes with amenities including nearby birdwatching activities and a garden.
  • "Romantic Getaway In Nearly 10 Private Wooded Acres On Texter Mountain W" is another attractive choice. Make yourself comfy and take advantage of nearby birdwatching activities, a stovetop and more.

When it's time to leave your studio apartment and discover the highlights, there's plenty to keep you amused around Lancaster. Into culture? Swing by Millbrook Playhouse and Community Theatre League.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Lancaster?

Whether you're after a compact apartment or a house with room enough to fit the family, you'll find the ideal place on Vrbo. Squeeze in a quick break at one of these favorite picks in or near Lancaster:

  • For a memorable few nights away, you can't go wrong with "Peaceful Garden Getaway". It's close to the center of Lancaster, in addition to lots of things to put on your itinerary.
  • Alternatively, book a couple of nights at "Maple Lane Guest Home". This conveniently located property makes exploring the local sights easy.

Are there mansions for rent in or near Lancaster?

Nothing screams "best vacation ever" like staying in a mansion. Spoil your loved ones with a truly unforgettable getaway at one of these mansions for rent in or near Lancaster:

  • Located about 20 miles to the north of Lancaster, "The Historic Brasenhill Mansion" is the place to go to put your feet up in the lap of luxury. Amenities offered here include a fireplace and a porch.
  • Another popular option is "Mansion On Main Street Near Hersheypark". Around 25 miles to the northwest of Lancaster, this sumptuous vacation rental is the crème-de-la-crème of homes and comes with a fireplace, a garden and more.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Lancaster?

Peep these large group vacation rentals in or near Lancaster and don't worry about leaving anyone off your invite list:

  • There's plenty of space to enjoy yourselves at "Maple Lane Guest Home". Around 10 miles southeast of Lancaster, this generous property has 5 bedrooms sleeping up to 12 guests. Quality amenities include a garden and a kitchen.
  • Nothing is more important than being together with loved ones, and "Country View Guest Home" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 6 miles to the east of Lancaster, as many as 14 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 6 bedrooms. A fireplace and a kitchen are among the many amenities here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Lancaster?

A pool is often a necessity when choosing where to spend your vacation, especially if you're getting away with the kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Lancaster and spend your days splashing about:

  • Treat your crew to a memorable break at "Cottage Style Guest House Centralized In Lancaster County". There's a lot to love about this escape besides its pool, such as a toaster and towels.
  • Spend leisurely days swimming or enjoying peaceful moments by the water at "The Carriage House Suite, On Lovely Property Near Intercourse". This vacation home is also a firm favorite and features a TV, coffee and tea making facilities and more.

Unsure how to pack for your Lancaster break? This appealing destination has a humid subtropical climate. During summer, expect average temperatures of between 65 ºF and 80 ºF. Scroll through our range of Lancaster vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Lancaster?

Every family get-together should be a memorable one. Whether you're organizing a fun escape with the kids or a reunion with the extended family, these large family vacation rentals in or near Lancaster offer a home away from home with plenty of space for everyone:

  • Located around 18 miles to the east of Lancaster, "Buena Hill Homestead Is A Newly Renovated Private Apartment In Lancaster County" has 3 bedrooms and fits up to 8 guests. It comes with a range of amenities, including a dishwasher and a microwave oven.
  • Another popular choice is "Maple Lane Guest Home". This vacation rental is 10 miles southeast of Lancaster and comes with cable/satellite TV services, coffee and tea making facilities and more. With 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 12 people, you won't have to leave anyone off your guest list.

When you're ready to explore, there are lots of family-friendly attractions in the area to keep everyone happy. Hyner View, Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum and The Campus Theatre should be top of your to-do list.