Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Petersburg

Learn about the unique charm of Petersburg with a stay in a holiday home rental. One of the city's many top draws is its university setting. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Petersburg

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Petersburg a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lincoln Caverns and Whisper Rocks (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Penn State University's Blue and White Golf Courses (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Tussey Mountain (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • DelGrosso's Amusement Park (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Big Spring Spirits (21.3 mi / 34.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Petersburg

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Petersburg is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Whipple Dam State Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Greenwood Furnace State Park (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Arch Spring (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • The Arboretum at Penn State (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Canoe Creek State Park (19 mi / 30.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Petersburg

The nearest airport is in State College, PA (SCE-University Park), located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Altoona, PA (AOO-Blair County), which is 30 mi (48.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Petersburg?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 168 holiday lettings around Petersburg. From 115 houses to 27 cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Petersburg? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Petersburg. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Whipple Dam State Park: 173 holiday lettings
  • Shaver's Creek Environmental Center: 186 holiday lettings
  • Stone Valley Recreation Area: 192 holiday lettings
  • Centre County Historical Society: 168 holiday lettings
  • Penn State University's Blue and White Golf Courses: 167 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Petersburg?

Yes, of course. offers 115 Houses in Petersburg. Our other popular types of Petersburg holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 27 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 27 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Flats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Petersburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Petersburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.