Destination guide

Travel to artsy New Kensington

Come and experience New Kensington and its architecture, churches and art galleries. This city is well-known for its monuments and forests. PNC Park and Monongahela Incline are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around New Kensington

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes New Kensington a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wooden Door Winery (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Vandergrift Golf Course (6.9 mi / 11 km)
  • Boyce Park Ski Area (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Fun Fest Entertainment Center (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • La Casa Narcisi Winery (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of New Kensington

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, New Kensington is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Deer Lakes Park (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Hartwood Acres Park (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Mellon Park (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Frick Park (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)
  • Schenley Park (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Phipps Conservatory (15 mi / 24.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around New Kensington

Fly into Latrobe, PA (LBE-Arnold Palmer Regional), the closest airport, located 25.6 mi (41.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Pittsburgh, PA (PIT-Pittsburgh Intl.), which is 28.9 mi (46.5 km) away.

Where to stay around New Kensington?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 69 vacation rentals near New Kensington. From 40 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 New Kensington for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to New Kensington?

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 New Kensington:

  • Downtown: 67 vacation rentals
  • Mount Washington: 34 vacation rentals
  • South Side Flats: 35 vacation rentals
  • Squirrel Hill South: 19 vacation rentals
  • Shadyside: 20 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 New Kensington?

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

  • Mount Saint Peter Church: 232 vacation rentals
  • Wooden Door Winery: 81 vacation rentals
  • Heinz Field: 225 vacation rentals
  • Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum: 242 vacation rentals
  • University of Pittsburgh: 240 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around New Kensington 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 New Kensington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 40 Houses in New Kensington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in New Kensington include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 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 internet/wifi in New Kensington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 58 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in New Kensington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.