Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Pittsburgh, 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 $98 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Pittsburgh. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Enjoy old-world charm at Pittsburgh vacation home rentals

Whether you're seeking gooey Philly cheese sandwiches or refined American cuisine, gritty industrial history or cutting-edge modern art, Pittsburgh has you covered. Sat where the Ohio, Allegheny, and Monongahela rivers drift slowly into one another, this town of Art Deco skyscrapers and cosmopolitan neighborhoods is one of the most intriguing in America. It's a place to kick back in leafy parks and to roar with the local baseball crowds and to shop for Italian pizza pies before seeing wonderworks by Andy Warhol. And it's got more enticing, super-cool Pittsburgh vacation rentals than you can shake a meatball panini at.

Things to do

Tourist attractions near Pittsburgh vacation rentals

You'll immediately spot the hulking outlines of buildings like the U.S. Steel Tower and the shimmering PPG Place with its Medieval-like turrets – these are the landmarks that draw the eye in Steel City. Delve into the blocks that hug those megastructures, and that's where the world-class Carnegie Museum awaits, fusing groundbreaking science exhibits with famous art works by American greats. Other awesome attractions include the lookout points on Mount Washington and the PPG Zoo & Aquarium, where 4,000 exotic animals await.

Activities

Things to do near Pittsburgh vacation homes

If you've been lucky enough to bag Pittsburgh vacation rentals in the downtown area, then you're likely to find yourself hopping between world-class art museums and wondering up at imposing Art Deco skyscrapers. If you're based in the bustling Strip District, then you can taste ethnic foods and shop in authentic Italian delicatessens. If you're on the South Side, panoramic lookouts and skyline photography sessions beckon, not to mention walking tours and sightseeing bus routes. And that's just 3 of the great neighborhoods here…

Weather

Local weather for your stay in Pittsburgh vacation homes

With 4 distinct seasons, Pittsburgh can be a totally different city depending on the time of year you visit. Most vacationers will want to dodge the scorching days of high summer and the icy winters to get the best sightseeing weather, which occurs in spring and fall, between April and May, and September and October. That said, the months of June and August are awash with festivals, while there's plenty of festive cheer in town for Christmas – just be sure to pack the thermals.

Natural features

Explore the land of rivers and peaks around Pittsburgh

Set out on the Allegheny Plateau at the very western end of Philadelphia, Pittsburgh is one of the gateways to the heart of the Midwest. The surrounding landscapes are dominated by the courses of the Allegheny River, the Ohio River, and the Monongahela, which drift like snakes through the low peaks and forests after leaving the metropolis. One of the main natural getaways for locals is surely the Laurel Highlands, where those Pittsburgh vacation rentals will have whitewater rafting, hiking, kayaking, rock climbing, and creek walking right on the doorstep.

How to get there

Traveling to and around Pittsburgh

Fly into Pittsburgh Intl. Airport (PIT), the closest airport, located 14.2 mi (22.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Latrobe, PA (LBE-Arnold Palmer Regional), which is 33.2 mi (53.4 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Pittsburgh Station. You can see more of Pittsburgh by jumping on the metro at Steel Plaza Station, Wood Street Station or First Avenue Station.

Family friendly

Family fun near Pittsburgh vacation homes

Kids will enjoy the diverse range of attractions in Pittsburgh. Vacation rentals can be found near family-friendly places like Carnegie Science Center, a museum and research center with science exhibits, a planetarium, and live shows, and Kennywood Park, an amusement park with thrill rides, old-fashioned rides, and water rides. Kids will also like the National Aviary, a bird zoo with hundreds of birds and interactive feedings.

Good for couples

Romantic vacation rentals in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh boasts plenty of romantic locations for a couple’s getaway. Vacation homes are available near places like the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, a horticulture hub with a botanical garden and a steel-and-glass Victorian greenhouse, and the Andy Warhol Museum, a museum featuring Warhol’s artwork, performances, and lectures. You'll also like Point State Park, a large park at the intersection of 3 rivers with boating, hiking, biking, and the Fort Pitt Museum.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Pittsburgh?

Whatever you're seeking in a vacation, you'll find a rental property in or around Pittsburgh that suits your style. Take a peek at these favorites:

  • "Master Cabin - Beautiful Log Cabin On 17 Acres In Nw Pennsylvania W" is a hit with guests. Around 55 miles from Pittsburgh, it has 4 bedrooms and plenty of handy amenities, including beach towels and nearby ecotour services.
  • "Serene Mountain Cottage On Banks Of Mccullen Run Stream" also promises a memorable getaway, offering 4 bedrooms, WiFi, a toaster and more. It's around 45 miles from Pittsburgh.

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

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

Vrbo has some character-filled log cabins for rent in and around Pittsburgh. Get the rustic cabin experience while vacationing in the heart of nature at one of these popular options:

  • "Master Cabin - Beautiful Log Cabin On 17 Acres In Nw Pennsylvania W" works hard to make sure your Pittsburgh getaway is everything you imagined it would be. With conveniences such as a fireplace and a playground to make life easy, all you have to do is put your feet up and enjoy your break.
  • You won't have to forego any modern comforts if you stay at "Cozy Log Cabin #7". This escape features a stovetop, an oven and more.

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

Your working week will be much easier to face if you've got something awesome set up for the weekend. Give yourself something to look forward to by reserving one of these top weekend getaways in or near Pittsburgh:

  • Around 0.1 miles to the north of Pittsburgh, "Eclectic 1bedroom Apt In Pittsburgh's Cultural District" has everything you need for a weekend escape, including a microwave oven and coffee and tea making facilities. When you're ready to explore, there are plenty of outdoor attractions to discover like Beaver Area Heritage Museum and Point State Park.
  • Also look into "Frontdesk | 1 Bedroom Apt Near Phipps Conservatory", which is around 0.1 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. After a day of discovering nearby sights like PNC Park and Ammons Field, kick back in your vacation rental and make use of heating, an oven and more.

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

Discover the culture and lifestyle of Pittsburgh from the privacy and comfort of a studio apartment. Whether you're eager to take a break on your own or have fun with a few friends, we'll help you find the ideal studio apartment for rent in or near Pittsburgh:

  • Explore your surroundings and then sleep soundly at "Eclectic 1bedroom Apt In Pittsburgh's Cultural District". This property is an excellent base for discovering the sights and offers amenities including a TV and a kitchen.
  • Alternatively, escape to "Frontdesk | 1 Bedroom Apt Near Phipps Conservatory", which comes with conveniences such as a hair dryer and coffee and tea making facilities.

When it's time to leave your studio apartment and explore the highlights, there's lots to keep you on the move around Pittsburgh. Love cultural attractions? Organize a visit to Community Theatre League and Millbrook Playhouse.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Pittsburgh?

From cozy studio apartments to large vacation homes, Vrbo has your mini vacation sorted. Here are some of our most popular picks in and around Pittsburgh:

  • If you can only spare a few nights, "7 Springs - Luxury Southwind Ski" is a terrific choice. It's close to central Pittsburgh, so you'll be near lots of attractions.
  • "Spring / Summer Getaway Amazing Views" is also ideally located. Settle in here and discover why guests rate this getaway highly.

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

Big groups mean big-time fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll effortlessly fit your entire squad. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Pittsburgh and get your favorite people together under the same roof:

  • There's loads of space to sprawl out at "The Bridges Mt. Washington Parking". Around 1 mile south of Pittsburgh, this grand property has 4 bedrooms that sleep up to 12 guests. Amenities include a kitchen and an oven.
  • "The Shiloh St. Estates 13 Beds Sleeps +16" is another terrific option. It's around 1 mile to the south of Pittsburgh, has 7 bedrooms and sleeps as many as 20 guests. A kitchen and a balcony are just a couple of things that'll help make your visit even more comfortable.

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

A pool is often a must-have when choosing where to stay, particularly if you're taking the kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near Pittsburgh and fill your days with splashing good fun:

  • Welcome to "Pro Cleaned 1br/1ba House Great Location", where your main priority will be relaxing by the pool. Amenities such as a TV and coffee and tea making facilities help make this getaway a favorite with guests.
  • "The Glassy House, Chic, Modern" is the type of place you go to escape from it all and appreciate your surroundings, starting with its glorious pool. Childrens activities and a fridge are also on hand to make your stay a memorable one.

Pittsburgh has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging between 60 ºF and 85 ºF. But there's no need to wait until summer to visit. Take a look at the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the perfect Pittsburgh vacation rental and plan your escape for whatever season you like.

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

Every family catch-up should be memorable. Whether you're planning an action-packed escape with the kids or that long-overdue family reunion, our large family vacation rentals in or near Pittsburgh offer a comfy home away from home with enough space for everyone:

  • Around 1 mile to the south of Pittsburgh, "The Bridges Mt. Washington Parking" has 4 bedrooms and can sleep up to 12 guests. It comes with a range of amenities, including a living room and a fridge.
  • "The Shiloh St. Estates 13 Beds Sleeps +16" also offers the space you need to connect with the ones you love. This property is around 1 mile to the south of central Pittsburgh and accommodates as many as 20 guests in its 7 bedrooms. A TV and coffee and tea making facilities will help keep everyone comfortable and happy.

If you'd love to do some sightseeing, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to put on your to-do list. Hyner View, Peter J. McGovern Little League Museum and The Campus Theatre are good places to start.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Pittsburgh?

Cozy up with your kids in a family cabin rental in or near Pittsburgh and get set to build some beautiful new memories together. Here are a couple of favorites:

  • "Cabin - Clean, Fox Chapel Area, 20 Minutes From Downtown Pittsburgh" - This popular retreat offers a dining table and a garden and is located around 10 miles northeast of the center of Pittsburgh.
  • "Private Cabin, Clean, 20 Min. From Downtown Pittsburgh" - Another awesome option, this rental comes with a toaster, coffee and tea making facilities and more. You'll find it around 10 miles to the northeast of Pittsburgh.

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

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Pittsburgh?

Nothing says ooh-la-la like having an indoor pool. Pack your favorite bikini and splash around in the comfort and privacy of one of these roomy vacation homes in or near Pittsburgh:

  • Book a few days or more at "7 Springs - Luxury Southwind Ski" and look forward to lazy poolside days. This sprawling getaway has 4 bedrooms that sleep up to 11 guests along with many other great amenities. Mountain views and a swimming pool are among them.
  • Another enticing option is "Enjoy Fall And Winter With Our Slope Side Home". With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 guests, you can invite all your friends to play, stay and swim. A swimming pool and a kitchen are other amenities on offer here.

Use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find more wonderful Pittsburgh vacation rental options for your next big getaway.

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