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Highlights Pittsburgh

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  • Steel City
  • Riverside activities
  • Family-friendly festivals and events
  • Historic art and museums

Best Vacation Rentals in Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh, Allegheny County
Vacation Rental • 4 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
4.8
(47 reviews)
Best Location in the City of Pittsburgh! Center of Grandview Ave - Panoramic City views from the living room and the master bedroom.2 bed/2 bath,Includes: TV, internet, full kitchen, fully furnished, washer and dryer in the apartment. Charming Victorian house - modern inside. Completely remodelled. hardwood floors throughout, gorgeous ceramic tile bathrooms, white quartz kitchen with red modern cabinets and stainless steel appliances. Central Air/Heat. Gorgeous deck overlooking the City:)Wi-Fi Information and parking pass are placed on the kitchen island table. Please ensure that your parki...
from $228 / night
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Pittsburgh, Allegheny County
Vacation Rental • 990 ft² • 1 Bedroom
4.9
(27 reviews)
Unique artsy loft for creative people of all kindsLocation: close to the heart of Pittsburgh. • within walking distance to the strip district and its famous markets & stores, restaurants & clubs • within 15-30 mins walking distance (or 5 mins driving distance) to downtown Pittsburgh, Heinz Field, PNC Park, The Cultural District, David Lawrence Convention Center, Heinz History Museum, Andy Warhol Museum,Carnegie Science Center, Children's Museum, the National Aviary, Mattress Factory art gallery, Penn Brewery, Allegheny river nature hiking/biking trail & kayak rental place on All...
from $126 / night
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Pittsburgh, Allegheny County
Vacation Rental • 1399 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
5.0
(7 reviews)
Contemporary yet historic row home in Pittsburgh's South Side. This home is steps from busy East Carson Street but far enough away to get a great night's sleep. Plenty of space for a group. A short easy trip to The Great Allegheny Passage bike trail and all of Historic South Side's amenities. Nearby bike share, buses or walk to Oakland, Downtown Pittsburgh and much more. You will love our comfortable and clean home away from home. Filled with natural light.Bike parking available for Trail Tourists coming in from The Great Allegheny Passage(the GAP) only a few blocks away. Off-street parking...
from $274 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Pittsburgh

$268for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
$521 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability Pittsburgh

31%for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
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Vacation rentals in Pittsburgh

Experience Pittsburgh with a vacation rental

Defined by its towering skyscrapers and stately wide bridges, the strikingly good-looking city of Pittsburgh enjoys a spectacular location on the confluence of three rivers- the Ohio, Allegheny, and Monongahela. There is much to do in this "City of Steel" from checking out Andy Warhol’s personal belongings to riding a 140-year funicular up Mt. Washington. World-class dining, nightlife, and eclectic festivals are just some of the reasons you should visit with a vacation rental as your base.

Comfortably furnished vacation properties for everyone

Vacation rentals in Pittsburgh are super comfy and scattered across the city’s 90 neighborhoods. Rentals in the Cultural District and Downtown Pittsburgh will fetch you quick access to the river-facing Point State Park, Market Square, and the Heinz History Center. Meanwhile, the relaxed North Side beckons for its easy access to river trails, bars, and breweries. Foodies and compulsive shopaholics should look no further than the Strip District set on the banks of the Allegheny River. Finally, if bar-hopping and a boisterous atmosphere do it for you, choose rentals on South Side – they tend to be competitively priced too!

Vacations in Pittsburgh

A city for families and friends

After dark fun in Pittsburgh!

Kids can enjoy a glimpse into an astronomer’s life with SkyWatch which takes place at the Buhl Planetarium at the Carnegie Science Center. Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium holds lions, leopards, red pandas, and even a komodo dragon. The larger exhibits for polar bears, sea otters, and sharks are a hit with young visitors. Randyland is the residence of artist Randy Gilson who transformed his property into a visual landscape of junkyard oddities - plastic animals, broken toys, used bikes, and even old arcade machines. A top-rated attraction at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is the Kindness Gallery where kids can learn a thing or two about empathy and kindness.

After dark fun in Pittsburgh

You can’t go wrong with Latitude 360, a sprawling entertainment center spread over 65,000+ sq. ft. Visitors here can pick from comedy shows at their Vegas-style theater, dine-in movies, luxury bowling, and much more. Once dusk falls, check out a Broadway musical at the restored Benedum Center for the Performing Arts – it oozes opulence with its central chandelier adorned with 40,000+ crystals. The Kelly Strayhorn Theater proposes contemporary dance, music, and theater in an intimate community atmosphere. The night ends on a reflective note at Point State Park, a vantage point to watch the night-time river boats glide by.

Travelers and activities

Art, culture and history in Pittsburgh

A fantastic starting point would be the Heinz History Center, a treasure trove of information on the iconic Heinz ketchup brand, as well as Pennsylvania’s illustrious history. The Carnegie Museum of Art, and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History earn you encounters with Cezanne, Monet, and a rather intimidating Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton. One of North America’s largest single-artist museums, the Andy Warhol Museum honors Pittsburgh’s native son through stunning multimedia and deeply personal memorabilia. The notorious Mattress Factory is unparalleled in its quest to provoke both artists and audiences. Look out for the pitch-black sensory room and the museum’s rooftop installation that lights up Pittsburgh’s skyline by night.

Festival and events, Pittsburgh-style

From June through October, visitors are treated to live entertainment, artisanal food, and drinks at the pop-up Saturday Night Market on Market Square. Established in 1856, July’s Big Butler Fair is all about the farm animals, demolition derbies, fireworks, and even carousels for kids. For jousting and bronze-casting shenanigans, coincide your trip with Pittsburgh’s Renaissance Festival in September. Around the same time is the Pittsburgh Irish Festival, a riot of fun, food, and color. The year closes with scintillating Downtown Pittsburgh's Christmas Displays. Make sure to snap yourself against the beautifully lit Christmas Tree in Point State Park.

Did you know that the Steel City is connected by a whopping 446 bridges, which is more than the number of bridges in Venice?

Top 5 travel tips for Pittsburgh

1. Recharge at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

Spread over 15 acres, the gardens are renowned for their superbly curated flower shows, bonsai collection, a tropical forest, and a historic glasshouse. Don’t miss the Trolls Exhibit where these whimsical creatures will snore, growl, or even sneeze as you pass by.

2. Fabulous food at the Strip District

Restaurants here won’t break the bank and you can try a range of ethnic cuisines. Lucy’s Banh Mi Cart, and Maiku Sushi for Vietnamese, and the Italian DiAnoia’s Eatery are popular ones. For handmade ice-creams, milkshakes, and fine chocolates, Grandpa Joe’s Candy Shop delivers, and how!

3. A fun and educative river cruise

A one-hour cruise along Pittsburgh’s Monongahela, Ohio, and Allegheny Rivers will take you past the city’s most significant bridges, buildings, and historical landmarks. On-board narrators regale visitors with river lore and interesting facts.

4. Relic hunting at St Anthony’s Chapel

Set in Pittsburgh’s Troy Hill neighborhood, this chapel contains nearly 5000 relics of Catholic saints, but its biggest draw is the thorn from Christ’s Crown of Thorns. The chapel has more relics than any other place in the world outside of Rome. A docent-led tour is a good idea.

5. Ride the Duquesne Incline

Bring your Pittsburgh trip to a close with a ride up the nostalgic Duquesne Incline funicular – these cable cars date to 1877! From the observation deck, visitors can soak in glorious views of the city by night.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Pittsburgh

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

We can see from last year that Pittsburgh had an average price of $306 per night, a relatively high one compared to the cities in the USA.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Pittsburgh?

Travelers who want to be budget-friendly should travel to Pittsburgh in April, May, or June, the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of $233, $267, and $270 per night, respectively, based on the previous year.

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

At the time of booking a vacation rental in Pittsburgh, the highest prices are found in the month of September (with an average of $367 per night), followed by October ($350), and then December ($334).

Is Pittsburgh a good location for a last-minute getaway?

If you decide to put Pittsburgh on your bucket list, we suggest planning your vacation well in advance because it is usually very high in demand, with an annual average of 80% of rentals booked the previous year.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

The best months to find free accommodation in Pittsburgh are January (the average amount of properties that are free reached 42% of the total last year), August (29%), and July (29%).

How many rentals are there in Pittsburgh?

We have collected the offers from 2 different partners in Pittsburgh, so we can offer you around 400 properties. You're going to have a hard time picking your favorite!

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