Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy South Side Flats

Come and experience South Side Flats and its theater scene, live music and festivals. Well known for its bars, restaurants and sporting events, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Monongahela Incline and PNC Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around South Side Flats

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes South Side Flats a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Aviary (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
  • Sandcastle Water Park (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Frick Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Kennywood (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • South Park Golf Course (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in South Side Flats

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in South Side Flats. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Phipps Conservatory (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Schenley Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Point State Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Mellon Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • West End-Elliott Overlook Park (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Frick Park (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)

Transportation options to and around South Side Flats

Fly into Pittsburgh, PA (PIT-Pittsburgh Intl.), the closest airport, located 15.6 mi (25.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Latrobe, PA (LBE-Arnold Palmer Regional), which is 31.8 mi (51.1 km) away.

Where to stay around South Side Flats?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 28 vacation rentals near South Side Flats. From 20 Houses to 5 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near South Side Flats for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to South Side Flats?

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 South Side Flats:

  • Downtown: 61 vacation rentals
  • Shadyside: 17 vacation rentals
  • Mount Washington: 33 vacation rentals
  • Central Northside: 28 vacation rentals
  • Squirrel Hill North: 21 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in South Side Flats?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 20 Houses in South Side Flats. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in South Side Flats include:

  • Studios: 5 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 6 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in South Side Flats?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 25 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in South Side Flats. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.