Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Huntingdon is ready to explore

The lake and forests provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Huntingdon. This trendy city is known for its university setting, cafés and sporting events. 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 and around Huntingdon

Do you want to find 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 Huntingdon a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lincoln Caverns and Whisper Rocks (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • American Legion Country Club (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • DelGrosso's Amusement Park (17.7 mi / 28.6 km)
  • Lakemont Park and the Island Waterpark (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
  • Penn State University's Blue and White Golf Courses (22 mi / 35.4 km)
  • Tussey Mountain (23.8 mi / 38.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Huntingdon

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Huntingdon. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Arch Spring (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Canoe Creek State Park (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Whipple Dam State Park (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)
  • Greenwood Furnace State Park (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
  • Peoples Natural Gas Field (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
  • The Arboretum at Penn State (23.4 mi / 37.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Huntingdon

The nearest airport is in Altoona, PA (AOO-Blair County), located 21.1 mi (33.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into State College, PA (SCE-University Park), which is 26.7 mi (42.9 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Huntingdon Station.

Where to stay around Huntingdon?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 174 vacation rentals near Huntingdon. From 36 Cabins to 36 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Huntingdon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Greenwood Furnace State Park: 184 vacation rentals
  • Lincoln Caverns and Whisper Rocks: 103 vacation rentals
  • Juniata College: 101 vacation rentals
  • Huntingdon Station: 99 vacation rentals
  • Isett Acres Museum: 112 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Huntingdon 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 Cabins in Huntingdon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 36 Cabins in Huntingdon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Huntingdon include:

  • Cottages: 36 rentals available
  • Houses: 107 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 36 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Huntingdon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Huntingdon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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