Destination guide

The lush setting of Rockwood is ready to explore

The forests and parks create a pretty picture of Rockwood. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the restaurants, rafting and hiking. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Rockwood

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Rockwood 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:

  • Laurel Hill State Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Glades Pike Winery (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Somerset County Memorial Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Seven Springs Mountain Resort (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Kooser State Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Living Treasures Animal Park (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Rockwood

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Rockwood is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Laurel Hill State Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Somerset County Memorial Park (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Kooser State Park (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Mount Davis (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Quecreek Mine Rescue Site (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Cucumber Falls (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Rockwood

The nearest airport is in Latrobe, PA (LBE-Arnold Palmer Regional), located 26.1 mi (42 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Johnstown, PA (JST-John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County), which is 33.7 mi (54.2 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Rockwood?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 249 vacation rentals near Rockwood. From 45 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 Rockwood for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Wisp Resort: 1,054 vacation rentals
  • Fallingwater: 423 vacation rentals
  • Lady Luck Casino at Nemacolin: 212 vacation rentals
  • Cucumber Falls: 345 vacation rentals
  • Fort Ligonier: 312 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 45 Houses in Rockwood. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rockwood include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 106 rentals available
  • Cabins: 15 rentals available
  • Cottages: 15 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rockwood?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 208 vacation rentals with pool available in Rockwood. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.