Destination guide

The friendly area of Shadyside awaits your stay

The area's churches and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Shadyside. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, shopping and university setting. PNC Park and Monongahela Incline 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.


Sightseeing in and around Shadyside

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Shadyside a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Frick Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Sandcastle Water Park (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • National Aviary (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Kennywood (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Fun Fest Entertainment Center (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Shadyside

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Shadyside is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mellon Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Schenley Park (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Phipps Conservatory (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Frick Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Point State Park (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • West End-Elliott Overlook Park (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Shadyside

Fly into Pittsburgh, PA (PIT-Pittsburgh Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.2 mi (27.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Latrobe, PA (LBE-Arnold Palmer Regional), which is 30.4 mi (49 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Shadyside?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 23 vacation rentals near Shadyside. From 9 Houses to 10 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 Shadyside for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Shadyside?

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 Shadyside:

  • Downtown: 98 vacation rentals
  • Mount Washington: 60 vacation rentals
  • South Side Flats: 56 vacation rentals
  • Squirrel Hill South: 21 vacation rentals
  • Lawrenceville: 26 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 Shadyside?

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

  • UPMC Shadyside: 286 vacation rentals
  • Gallerie CHIZ: 286 vacation rentals
  • Walnut Street: 288 vacation rentals
  • Heinz Field: 273 vacation rentals
  • PNC Park: 284 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Shadyside 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 Shadyside?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 9 Houses in Shadyside. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Shadyside include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 rentals available
  • Studios: 13 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Shadyside?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 21 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Shadyside. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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