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Destination guide

Delight in the riverfront landscape of Downtown Pittsburgh

Enjoy the area's theatre scene, architecture and entertainment with a rental holiday home in Downtown Pittsburgh. This cosmopolitan city is known for its sporting events, restaurants and riverfront. PNC Park and Monongahela Incline are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Downtown Pittsburgh

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Downtown Pittsburgh has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • National Aviary (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Sandcastle Water Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Frick Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Kennywood (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • South Park Golf Course (8 mi / 12.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Pittsburgh

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

  • Point State Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • West End-Elliott Overlook Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Phipps Conservatory (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Schenley Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Mellon Park (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Frick Park (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Downtown Pittsburgh

The nearest airport is in Pittsburgh, PA (PIT-Pittsburgh Intl.), located 14.1 mi (22.6 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Pittsburgh Station. You can get around Downtown Pittsburgh by catching a ride on the metro at Wood Street Station, Steel Plaza Station or Gateway Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Downtown?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 86 holiday lettings around Downtown. From 62 flats & apartments to 63 studios, 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • South Side Flats: 81 holiday homes
  • Lawrenceville: 29 holiday homes
  • Shadyside: 22 holiday homes
  • Greenfield: 21 holiday homes
  • South Side Slopes: 43 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • First Avenue Station: 314 holiday lettings
  • Fort Pitt Block House: 304 holiday lettings
  • Byham Theater: 306 holiday lettings
  • Steel Plaza Station: 314 holiday lettings
  • Consol Energy Center: 315 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway.co.uk 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 Flats in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 62 Flats in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 63 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 84 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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282 holiday rentals
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208 holiday rentals
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99 holiday rentals
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