Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Petersburg

Learn about the unique charm of Petersburg with a stay in a private vacation home. One of the city's many top draws is its university setting. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Petersburg

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Petersburg a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lincoln Caverns and Whisper Rocks (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Penn State University's Blue and White Golf Courses (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Tussey Mountain (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Mount Nittany Vineyard & Winery (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • DelGrosso's Amusement Park (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Big Spring Spirits (21.3 mi / 34.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Petersburg

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Petersburg is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Whipple Dam State Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Greenwood Furnace State Park (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Arch Spring (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • The Arboretum at Penn State (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Canoe Creek State Park (19 mi / 30.6 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Petersburg

The nearest airport is in State College, PA (SCE-University Park), located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Altoona, PA (AOO-Blair County), which is 30 mi (48.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Petersburg?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 191 vacation rentals near Petersburg. From 129 Houses to 13 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 Petersburg for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Shaver's Creek Environmental Center: 205 vacation rentals
  • Stone Valley Recreation Area: 212 vacation rentals
  • Whipple Dam State Park: 194 vacation rentals
  • Pennsylvania State University: 205 vacation rentals
  • Black Moshannon State Park: 167 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 129 Houses in Petersburg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Petersburg include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 13 rentals available
  • Cabins: 30 rentals available
  • Cottages: 30 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 Petersburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 10 vacation rentals with pool available in Petersburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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