Destination guide

The friendly city of McCandless Township awaits you

The area's cathedral and architecture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in McCandless Township. Well known for its shopping, sporting events and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. PNC Park and Heinz Field are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in McCandless Township

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes McCandless Township a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wildwood Highlands (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • La Casa Narcisi Winery (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • National Aviary (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Fun Fest Entertainment Center (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Cranberry Township Community Waterpark (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of McCandless Township

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

  • North Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Hartwood Acres Park (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • West End-Elliott Overlook Park (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Point State Park (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Schenley Park (10 mi / 16 km)
  • Mellon Park (10 mi / 16.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around McCandless Township

Fly into Pittsburgh, PA (PIT-Pittsburgh Intl.), the closest airport, located 13.3 mi (21.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around McCandless?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 186 vacation rentals near McCandless. From 63 Houses to 96 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 McCandless for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 McCandless:

  • Downtown: 81 vacation rentals
  • Mount Washington: 44 vacation rentals
  • South Side Flats: 32 vacation rentals
  • Squirrel Hill South: 18 vacation rentals
  • Shadyside: 19 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 McCandless?

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

  • Heinz Field: 245 vacation rentals
  • PNC Park: 257 vacation rentals
  • Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum: 263 vacation rentals
  • University of Pittsburgh: 259 vacation rentals
  • Carnegie Mellon University: 260 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 63 Houses in McCandless. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in McCandless include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 96 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in McCandless?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in McCandless. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.