Destination guide

The lively area of Reading awaits your stay

Come and experience Reading and its live music, festivals and theatre scene. This city's shopping, restaurants and golfing draw many visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Reading

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Reading a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Kutztown Fairgrounds (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Reading

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Reading is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Blue Marsh Recreation Area (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • French Creek State Park (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Money Rocks County Park (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Welsh Mountain Nature Preserve (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Reading

Fly into Reading, PA (RDG-Reading Regional), the closest airport, located 3.3 mi (5.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Lancaster, PA (LNS), which is 24.7 mi (39.7 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Reading?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 25 holiday lettings around Reading. From 11 houses to 5 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.

Can I rent a city-centre property in Reading?

If you're into the idea of hopping out of bed and finding yourself among vibrant shops, restaurants and entertainment in a matter of minutes, then you've just got to book a place in the city centre. HomeAway has 4 city centre holiday properties available. Alternatively, you might prefer to try something a bit different. HomeAway has no lack of options to choose from, including:

  • 4 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 3 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 2 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a hotel in Reading?

When it comes to comfort and service, a nice hotel is hard to beat. Whether you're after somewhere with a sauna and spa or you just want to kick back in a white, fluffy gown, we can help find the right room for you. There are 16 options listed on HomeAway. Rooms start at £91 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather go for one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • House: 11 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £58 per night.
  • Apartment: 5 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £75 per night.
  • Cottage: 5 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £88 per night.

Can I stay in Reading in a large group?

The recipe for the perfect escape is chilling out with your favourite people in an exciting new place. If you'll be hitting the road with a large group, HomeAway can help. Presently, hotel holiday rentals are popular for big groups of visitors here, and we have 3 available on our database. If you're wanting to stay with a large group, the holiday properties that can cater to you include:

  • On the hunt for rentals that can house 5 guests? We have 5 that will be perfect. Prices start from £116 per night.
  • If you have 6 in your squad, you'll be thrilled to learn that there are 5 holiday rentals that are perfect. The starting price is £107 a night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 10? We offer 4 holiday rentals that fit the bill. Prices start from £165 a night.

You and your posse will be more than satisfied when you organise your Reading adventure with us!