Destination guide

The friendly city of Pittsburg awaits you

Learn about the unique charm of Pittsburg with a stay in a private vacation home. Well-liked for its shopping, cafés and golfing, this city is both welcoming and romantic. Lafayette Gallery and Waterworld California 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 Pittsburg

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Pittsburg a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Waterworld California (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Antioch WaterPark (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Golf Club at Brentwood (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Golf Club at Rio Vista (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Bridges Golf Club (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Blue Rock Springs Golf Courses (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Pittsburg

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Pittsburg is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Newhall Community Park (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Markham Regional Arboretum (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Mount Diablo State Park (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Ruth Bancroft Garden (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Castle Rock Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Pittsburg

The nearest airport is in Concord, CA (CCR-Buchanan Field), located 8.4 mi (13.5 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Napa, CA (APC-Napa Valley), which is 24.2 mi (39 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Pittsburg-Bay Point Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Pittsburg?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 66 vacation rentals near Pittsburg. From 45 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 Pittsburg for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Pittsburg:

  • Berkeley Hills: 185 vacation rentals
  • Rockridge: 144 vacation rentals
  • North Berkeley: 148 vacation rentals
  • Forestland: 21 vacation rentals
  • Lake Merritt: 53 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 Pittsburg?

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

  • Napa Valley College: 862 vacation rentals
  • University of California, Berkeley: 2,067 vacation rentals
  • Six Flags Discovery Kingdom: 984 vacation rentals
  • Jack London Square: 2,153 vacation rentals
  • Lake Merritt: 2,115 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 45 Houses in Pittsburg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pittsburg include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 10 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 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 Pittsburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 23 vacation rentals with pool available in Pittsburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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