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Cottages in Pennsylvania
Historical, picturesque, Pennsylvania has so much to offer vacationers. With vibrant, modern cities like Pittsburgh and Philadelphia that are bursting at the seams with culture and historical sights to the gentle, hospitable, Amish way of life in Dutch Country Lancaster, you will find plenty to do and see in this lovely state. There are rolling hills to traverse and beautiful heritage, iconic red barns and outbuildings to admire in glorious picture postcard settings. Many of these charming rustic cottages are located in peaceful rural mountain settings a little more than a two hour drive from buzzing New York or Philadelphia making Pennsylvania a perfect destination for unwinding from city life.Idyllic getaway in nature
These cottage rentals are perfect in any season for a blissful Pennsylvania nature retreat with friends or family. Explore the lovely surrounding countryside villages and architectural gems and natural wonders and return for a tranquil dinner in a relaxing setting at your lovely rural cottage. Many of these cottages feature a private pool for a cooling dip after a day out and about and a lovely terrace with a peaceful, woodland view. There are a huge variety of thrilling outdoor activities right on your doorstep to plan and enjoy that will guarantee a wonderful adventure for the whole family.
Travelers and activities
Pennsylvania is a treasure trove of American history! Ride a vintage steam train, marvel at over two centuries of architectural styles in Lancaster, explore the rich and fascinating cultural heritage of the Amish people in Dutch Country that dates back generations or visit sumptuous art galleries in Pittsburgh or Philadelphia that contain priceless artifacts. Relive history in historical Gettysburg that is rich in civil war memorabilia. Drive the scenic route past gorgeous, historical, heritage farms and sample farmstead recipes that have been handed down through the ages!Pennsylvania for nature lovers
Vast acres of pristine mountain habitats and sweeping views provide visitors seeking the peace and quiet of beautiful nature with plenty to do outdoors in all seasons. The stunning Pocono Mountain region where several of the lovely, fully equipped vacation cottages on offer are located, provides endless possibilities for relaxing days in the rugged outdoors enjoying a wide range of activities such as ziplining, bird watching, hiking past cascading waterfalls, fishing, canoeing, skiing, snowtubing, whitewater rafting and parasailing.
Did you know that Pennsylvania is a state of firsts! The first piano in America was built in Philadelphia in 1775 and the first computer existed here in 1946 while the first baseball stadium was built in Pittsburgh in 1909!
Top 7 travel tips in Pennsylvania
Hershey Park is a fun filled, family theme park located in Hershey, Pennsylvania about 95 miles west of Philadelphia. Spend a glorious day enjoying more than 70 rides and attractions that include no less than 14 roller coasters and an impressive water park! Shop for delicious ice cream and chocolate treats at Hershey’s Chocolatetown! Over the Christmas season Hersheypark is lit up with around 5 million festive lights while more than 250 000 twinkly lights dance flicker in sync to favorite holiday tunes as the NOEL light show making this a wonderful family attraction for all seasons.2. Hike Leonard Harrison State Park
Spend a magnificent day at Leonard Harrison State Park in the fresh air of the great outdoors gazing out over spectacular views of Pine Tree Gorge, otherwise known as the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania. The fall foliage in this secluded nature park is absolutely breathtaking. The 42 mile Pine Creek Trail offers splendid conditions for hiking, biking and cross country skiing. Marvel at dramatic rock formations, sparkling waterfalls, beautiful wild, raptor birds and expect to encounter coyote, deer, herons, river otters and even black bears in this pristine wildlife sanctuary. Beautiful old growth trees and historic pine and spruce grace the rugged slopes of this lovely landscape.3. Strasburg Rail Ride and Toy Museum
Hop on board an unforgettable steam train ride through Lancaster County Pennsylvania’s famous Amish country. With a variety of comfortable, luxurious train cars to choose from, including open air cars, you can relax and make the most of the ride as 2500 acres of glorious countryside roll by. Bypass gorgeous heritage farms, villages and homesteads on this delightful journey through one of Pennsylvania’s most picturesque corners. The National Toy museum in Strasburg houses impressive and extensive displays of model train collections to delight and impress model railway enthusiasts.4. Stroll around in downtown Lancaster
This charming town is one of the oldest inland towns in the USA. Enjoy a leisurely day exploring the rich cultural heritage of this chic and beautiful town. Downtown Lancaster has a vibrant food and coffee scene and there are plenty of wonderful restaurants to try that serve tasty farm to table food. Lancaster Central Market is America’s oldest operating farmer’s market and has been selling fresh delectable farm produce from surrounding farmland since 1889! Admire a wealth of beautiful buildings from the 1700s to 1900’s in the unique neighborhoods of this vibrant historical town.5. Visit Pennsylvania Amish Country
Discover fascinating facts during a rich, cultural, interactive experience in Pennsylvania’s Lancaster County, home to one of the largest Amish communities in the USA. Experience a delightful, authentic horse and buggy ride that will take you through the rolling hills and tranquil, pastoral farmland of this serene countryside with an experienced Amish driver. Visit Old Windmill Farm where you can roll up your sleeves and participate in daily chores like milking the cows and gathering eggs and be sure to spend time at Amish Village where you can experience the Amish lifestyle on a heritage farm. Get a taste of the lifestyle and warm hospitality of the Amish people at this wonderful living museum, located on 12 scenic acres of land just 8 miles east of Lancaster.6.Presque Isle State Park
Pennsylvania boasts a fabulous 3112 acre lakeshore park located 4 miles west of the town of Eerie, that arches dramatically into Lake Eerie making this a perfect seashore getaway. Featuring beautiful, soft sand beaches on the lake side of the bay and gentle waves, beautiful sunsets and pristine swimming in lifeguard-attended waters, you will soon see why 4 million visitors come to enjoy this summer playground each year! Fishing, boat tours, kayaking the shallow ponds that lead off the peninsula and 12 miles of gorgeous woodland hiking and biking trails are yours to discover at this special lakeside retreat!7.Visit the Laurel Highlands
You will find the lush beautiful Laurel Highlands in the southwestern corner of Pennsylvania east of Pittsburgh. This stunning, four season destination will delight your senses with vast acres of gorgeous, unspoiled scenery and plenty of venues for fast paced outdoor action. Ohiopyle is a top destination for lovers of fast flowing, whitewater rapids, the wonderfully diverse terrain and well maintained trails in Ohiopyle State Park are sure to get your blood pumping if you are a keen mountain biker. Surround yourself with woodland peace amongst lush foliage and ancient trees on the beautiful trails in Ferncliff botanical reserve and ride all or part of the legendary Great Allegheny Cycle Passage that spans 150 miles from Pittsburg all the way to DC!
FAQs: Cottages in Pennsylvania
Which types of services can you typically find at the cottages in Pennsylvania?
When looking at the services available on Holidu, it seems that the cottages in Pennsylvania contain everything that vacationers dream of! Here, the cottages generally offer a variety of facilities, the most popular being: internet (88%), air-conditioning (80%), and barbecue (77%)...Are you convinced yet?
How are cottages usually rated in Pennsylvania?
The cottages in this destination have a lot of positive comments from guests. 65% of cottages have a rating of 4.5 stars, which suggests that here, you won't have difficulty finding a cottage for your next vacation!
Are the cottages in Pennsylvania suitable for vacations with children?
Judging by the Holidu database, 68% of cottages in Pennsylvania are suitable for families with children, it should therefore be very easy for you to find the ideal cottage for you and your children.
Are the cottages in Pennsylvania suitable for travelers and their furry friends?
Of course! In Pennsylvania, 43% of the cottages are pet-friendly, 57% also have a garden!
Do the cottages in Pennsylvania generally have Wi-Fi?
Yes! According to last year, 88% of cottages in Pennsylvania offer Wi-Fi. You will be able to stay connected throughout your stay!
Do the cottages in Pennsylvania often have a fireplace or a pool?
Good news! Based on last year, the cottages in Pennsylvania have everything you need for every season. Here, 57% are equipped with a fireplace and 25% a pool.
Are the cottages in Pennsylvania suitable for vacations with several people or rather for an escape as a couple?
Here, according to Holidu, 48% of cottages accept up to eight people, 24% of these cottages are made up of at least four bedrooms. But 91% of cottages are also suitable for up to four guests, and 81% of the cottages have at least two separate bedrooms. Pennsylvania is therefore the perfect destination for traveling in small or large groups, with family or friends!
Are Cottages in Pennsylvania the best option for a luxurious trip?
Some cottages are, but others aren't as luxurious. So if you are looking for that special accommodation, don't delay in making a reservation because only 25% have a pool, while 80% have air conditioning only 2% have a sauna. However, if it's space you're looking for, 91% of the cottages can accommodate large groups, and 57% have a garden.
Do the cottages in Pennsylvania offer outdoor space to enjoy?
23% of cottages have a balcony or terrace, and 41% have a view, but since this does not represent the majority so availability can be selective. If this is important to you, you should start your research early, and use the filters to be sure to find what you are looking for. However, 57% of cottages in Pennsylvania have gardens, where you can enjoy the outdoors. If you like to have lunch or dinner outside, and especially if you like barbecues, 77% of the cottages have them.