Destination guide

Explore the natural setting in Penn Hills

Take a vacation to Penn Hills and enjoy the area's architecture, live music and temples. This city is well-known for its bird watching and wildlife. PNC Park and Monongahela Incline are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Penn Hills

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Penn Hills has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Boyce Park Ski Area (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Frick Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Fun Fest Entertainment Center (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Kennywood (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Sandcastle Water Park (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Penn Hills

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Penn Hills is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Frick Park (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Mellon Park (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Schenley Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Phipps Conservatory (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Hartwood Acres Park (8.5 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Point State Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Penn Hills

The nearest airport is in Pittsburgh, PA (PIT-Pittsburgh Intl.), located 22.6 mi (36.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Latrobe, PA (LBE-Arnold Palmer Regional), which is 25.9 mi (41.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Penn Hills?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 216 vacation rentals near Penn Hills. From 96 Houses to 87 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 Penn Hills for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Penn Hills?

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 Penn Hills:

  • Downtown: 67 vacation rentals
  • South Side Flats: 35 vacation rentals
  • Squirrel Hill South: 19 vacation rentals
  • Mount Washington: 34 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 Penn Hills?

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

  • Heinz Field: 223 vacation rentals
  • PNC Park: 236 vacation rentals
  • Western Pennsylvania Model Railroad Museum: 241 vacation rentals
  • University of Pittsburgh: 238 vacation rentals
  • Carnegie Mellon University: 238 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Penn Hills 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 Penn Hills?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 96 Houses in Penn Hills. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Penn Hills include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 87 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 Penn Hills?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Penn Hills. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.