Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Squirrel Hill getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Squirrel Hill with a stay in a private vacation home. This city's university setting, restaurants and shopping draw many visitors. 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.


Activities and attractions in Squirrel Hill

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Squirrel Hill a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Frick Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Sandcastle Water Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • National Aviary (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Kennywood (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Fun Fest Entertainment Center (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Squirrel Hill

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

  • Mellon Park (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Schenley Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Phipps Conservatory (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Frick Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Point State Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • West End-Elliott Overlook Park (5.6 mi / 9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Squirrel Hill

Fly into Pittsburgh, PA (PIT-Pittsburgh Intl.), the closest airport, located 17.5 mi (28.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Latrobe, PA (LBE-Arnold Palmer Regional), which is 30 mi (48.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Squirrel Hill?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 223 vacation rentals near Squirrel Hill. From 98 Houses to 89 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 Squirrel Hill for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Squirrel Hill?

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 Squirrel Hill:

  • Downtown: 67 vacation rentals
  • Shadyside: 20 vacation rentals
  • Mount Washington: 34 vacation rentals
  • South Side Flats: 35 vacation rentals
  • Central Northside: 27 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 Squirrel Hill?

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

  • Heinz Field: 221 vacation rentals
  • University of Pittsburgh: 239 vacation rentals
  • Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum: 239 vacation rentals
  • PNC Park: 237 vacation rentals
  • 84 Lumber Arena: 232 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Squirrel Hill 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 Squirrel Hill?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 98 Houses in Squirrel Hill. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Squirrel Hill include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 89 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 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 Squirrel Hill?

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