Vacation rentals in Berks County

Vacation rentals in Berks County

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Highlights Berks County

  • Outdoor activities
  • Historical sites
  • Unique Museums
  • Beautiful state parks
  • Lovely gardens

Best Vacation Rentals in Berks County

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Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Berks County
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Berks County
Vacation Rental • 840 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(49 reviews)
Nestled in the foothills of the Kitatinny-Blue Mountain range less than 1 mile to the Appalachian Trail & 2 miles to world renown Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, you & your guests can step back in time to a different era. Slow down, regenerate, create and celebrate! Our private one bedroom-one bath historical schoolhouse in Kempton, PA can be your year round special retreat. We welcome all visitors from a one night romantic wedding night or anniversary getaway, three night girls' weekend, to month long artistic retreat. Paint, hike, bird watch, tour several local award winning wineries, sh...
from $153 / night
Vacation Rental for 5 Guests in Berks County
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Berks County
Vacation Rental • 829 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(25 reviews)
A great short stay, or temporary residence that is easy to locate, comfortable and affordable. Built in the 1930's it has served as a family friendly apartment unit continuously since that time. Located in a quiet residential neighborhood, the Mill Stone - Mt Penn residence is close to the Oley Valley, Exeter Township, the Schuylkill River and Pennsylvania Dutch Country. The actual property is situated at Cumberland Ave and Hollywood Court, just minutes away from the Santander Centers in nearby Reading, PA. Vintage architectural charm will welcome guests with comfortable, yet up to date acc...
from $113 / night
Barn for 5 Guests in Berks County
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Berks County
Barn • 1593 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(19 reviews)
Enjoy your stay in a quaint farmhouse overlooking 12 acres of farmland. The guest house is just minutes off Interstate I-78 and is very easy to find. Our house sits back off the main road, Old Route 22, down a private, paved driveway. We are sure that you will feel at home because each room has a comfortable and cozy setting. The Berks, Lehigh County area has opportunities for many activities and sightseeing experiences such as wineries, hiking/bird watching at Hawk Mountain and bicycling at Rodale Park. Enjoy the areas festivals like Wheels of Time and Das Awkscht Fest both in Macungie, Al...
from $207 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Berks County

$226for 25 May - 1 Jun
$228 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Berks County

10%for 25 May - 1 Jun
51% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Berks County

A destination where nature and history stand out

Have a relaxing vacation like no other in this vivid historical micro-region. Berks County is a Pennsylvania destination overflowing with culture, outdoor activities and historical significance. It’s also surrounded by nature parks and hiking trails. Not to mention its many unique museums and microbreweries. It includes charming cities like Kutztown and Reading. Both of which are wonderful places to explore. You will find many of the rentals conveniently situated throughout the best places in the city center of Reading.

Classy rentals with gardens

These incredible holiday rentals are full of an elegance that provides guests with a sense of belonging to the area. Thanks to the classic architecture and interior design, your Berks County experience will begin as soon as you see your rental. Apart from amenities like a kitchen, comfortable living room and gardens, guests can choose rentals with unique amenities such as a fireplace or jacuzzi. Whether you choose luxury accommodations, or a rustic woodland adventure, you’ll definitely find what you’re looking for with these listings.

Vacations in Berks County

The area and getting around

Where history and culture are intertwined

Berks County is known for its culture and history as can be seen by the number of heritage houses and historical sites in the area. Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site, for instance, holds a lot of historical significance. In its heyday, its iron furnaces supplied weapons for both the Revolutionary War and Civil War. It was also a stop along the Underground Railroad and one of the few places that offered work and equal pay to women and minorities. For another unique sightseeing opportunity, tour the 5 historic covered bridges spread throughout the county.

Nature and adventure all around

Berks County is blessed with many parks, wildlife sanctuaries and conservation centers. Blue Marsh Lake, for instance, is an idyllic recreational area with ducks, picnic areas and trails all around. The perfect place for a family gathering with plenty of lake activities to enjoy. Crystal Cave located near Kutztown offers adventure to anyone willing to go underground. Tours of the spectacular cave are offered seasonally and provide insights into the cave’s crystalline formations and history.

Travelers and activities

Berks County for History Buffs

Berks County is a gem for history buffs visiting Pennsylvania. One of the places that should be on your itinerary is the Golden Age Air Museum. What makes this aviation museum unique is its emphasis on antique WWI and interwar period aircraft. Visitors can also take a flight in a bi-wing plane to add to their enjoyment. On the campus of Kutztown University, travelers can learn all about the area’s fascinating German heritage from the folk-style museum of the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center. The Reading Public Museum founded in 1907 also includes many anthropological and scientific displays from Egyptian Pyramids to a planetarium.

Berks County for Nature lovers

Nolde Forest is a favorite among locals. This 600-acre state park features 10 miles of relaxing hiking trails through some of the most stunning woodlands in the area. Hawk Mountain Sanctuary is a great place to see birds of prey, especially during the fall. This nature also features miles of gorgeous hiking trails for travelers that enjoy a meditative walk with lots of scenery. Neversink Mountain is another great spot for hikers. This 900-acre reserve is full of hiking trails ranging in difficulty. Some highlights include the Witches Hat and the City Overlook.

The famous Reading Railway, a.k.a. Reading Company, was also a real railroad featured in Monopoly.

Top 5 travel tips in Berks County

1. Get unbeatable views of the downtown at the Reading Pagoda

At the top of Mount Penn, travelers can visit one of the most unusual attractions in the area and see incredible views of downtown Reading. One of the best times to make a detour over is during sunset. However, this charming 20th century Japanese pagoda is lovely at any time of day and houses a museum inside.

2. Be inspired at the Reading Railroad Heritage Museum

Stop by this vintage museum for fun facts about the area’s history and the famous Reading Railroad that made its considerable fortune from owning both coal mines and railway lines. You will see the historic railroad as well as the original railcars and engines and impressive memorabilia.

3. Grow a soft spot for old cars at Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles

With 100 years of history under its belt, the Boyertown Museum of automobiles is a great activity to put on your sightseeing list. Most of the antique automobiles featured in the museum have some connection to the region and several were built on site.

4. Fall in love with craft beer at the Chatty Monks Brewing

Not far from downtown Reading is a brewery with a reputation for having some of the finest brew in Pennsylvania! They also provide a restaurant with a great atmosphere to further enhance your craft beer experience.

5. Admire the aircraft at the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum

Check out the impressive collection of vintage WWII airplanes. Not only is this a great place for photo-ops, you will also get a chance to witness over 100 years of aviation history through informative displays and, for the brave ones, a scenic flight over Berks County in an authentic historic airplane.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Berks County

On average, what was the cost for vacation rentals in Berks County last year?

Berks County is one of the cheapest destinations in the USA. The costs for a vacation rental here amount to around $231 per night.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Berks County?

If you want to save the maximum during your visit to Berks County, go there in December ($204 per night on average), January ($213), or November ($218), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Berks County?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Berks County, the months when it is most expensive are, in order of highest to lowest, August, July and June, with average prices per night of $250, $248, and $242, respectively.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Berks County?

It's worthwhile if you can book your stay well in advance when visiting Berks County, as only 16% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.

What are the best months for a spontaneous getaway?

January, October and December are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of properties free, with an average availability of 31%, 27%, and 27%. However, even during these months, when rental availability is the highest, the average is only 29%. So it is still important you always book a little in advance to make sure you get the rental of your dreams.

Are there many rentals in Berks County?

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