Destination guide

Take in the riverside beauty of West Homestead

The area's entertainment and opera are just a few of the reasons to vacation in West Homestead. Travelers like the shopping, restaurants and riverfront in this welcoming and romantic city. Monongahela Incline and PNC Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in West Homestead

Are you searching for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes West Homestead a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sandcastle Water Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Frick Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Kennywood (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • South Park Golf Course (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • National Aviary (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in West Homestead

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, West Homestead is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Frick Park (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Phipps Conservatory (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Schenley Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Mellon Park (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Point State Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • West End-Elliott Overlook Park (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around West Homestead

Fly into Pittsburgh, PA (PIT-Pittsburgh Intl.), the closest airport, located 19 mi (30.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Latrobe, PA (LBE-Arnold Palmer Regional), which is 28.4 mi (45.7 km) away.

Where to stay around West Homestead?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 231 vacation rentals near West Homestead. From 95 Houses to 106 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near West Homestead for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to West Homestead?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in West Homestead:

  • Downtown: 80 vacation rentals
  • Mount Washington: 45 vacation rentals
  • South Side Flats: 34 vacation rentals
  • Squirrel Hill South: 19 vacation rentals
  • Shadyside: 20 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to West Homestead?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in West Homestead. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Heinz Field: 241 vacation rentals
  • PNC Park: 254 vacation rentals
  • Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum: 259 vacation rentals
  • University of Pittsburgh: 256 vacation rentals
  • Carnegie Mellon University: 256 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around West Homestead listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in West Homestead?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 95 Houses in West Homestead. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in West Homestead include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 106 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in West Homestead?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in West Homestead. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.