Destination guide

Pittsburg travelers find 4 seasons of fun

Pittsburg, a town in northern New Hampshire, is located in Coos County. It’s known for its natural streams and assortment of well-maintained trails, some of which continue to Canada, Maine, and Vermont. Travelers staying in Pittsburg vacation rentals are welcome to join the many snowmobile and ATV enthusiasts that flock here throughout the year to take advantage of town's appealing natural elements and challenging terrains. Anglers and hunters are just as likely to make frequent visits to a town also peppered with charming local shops and neighborhood cafes.

Things to do

Pittsburg attractions you won't want to miss

Travelers venturing out from their Pittsburg vacation rentals often make their way to Lake Francis State Park to explore nature or spend the day at the park and playground there. The list of Pittsburg things to see with your kids include petting zoos and area museums that include Colebrook Area Historical Museum, the Jefferson Historical Society Museum, the Presby Transportation Museum, and the Gorham Historical Society & Railroad Museum. If you prefer to observe nature and see the sights, head over to Moose Alley or check out the town's 3 covered bridges and historic buildings.


Enjoy the outdoors in Pittsburg

Thanks to convenient roads and access points to lakes and rivers, seasonal travelers staying at Pittsburg vacation rentals can spend the day fishing, swimming, or canoeing. Families often gravitate towards Deer Mountain Campground for picnicking or an overnight camping trip. Popular outdoor activities near Pittsburg include exploring sprawling area state parks in the summer and snowmobiling in winter. Casual walkers will appreciate strolling from the center of town to First Lake while browsing through gift and specialty shops. Meanwhile, hikers won't be able to resist the numerous trails that wander south to north through town.


Find snowy winters and mild summers in Pittsburg

The Pittsburg climate is highly changeable meaning all 4 seasons can be enjoyed here. An abundance of snowfall provides a perfect excuse to take advantage of popular wintertime activities. The town has nearly 200 days of sunshine per year and gets nearly 40 inches of rain annually. January is the coolest month and July is when it gets warmest, although summer temperatures rarely exceed 80 degrees. Pittsburg has a comfort index slightly above the national average, partly because humidity levels tend to be reasonable most of the year.

Natural features

Natural wonders abound in Pittsburg

Bordered by Canada's Quebec province to the west and north, Pittsburg is also adjacent to Maine and Vermont. Part of the Connecticut River defines the town's border, as does Halls Stream. The summit of Stub Hill is the town's highest point. Spectacular waterfalls and birch-lined gardens often add to the appeal of the area for travelers at Pittsburg vacation rentals. It's not out of the ordinary to see moose, black bears, white-tailed deer, and woodchucks while exploring nature here. Rump Mountain, Burke Mountain, and Back Lake are among the natural wonders near Pittsburg. Area waters are often teaming with rainbow trout and salmon from April through September.

Where to stay around Pittsburg?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 74 vacation rentals near Pittsburg. From 26 Cabins to 28 Houses, 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 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:

  • Poore Family Homestead Historic Farm Museum: 87 vacation rentals
  • Mont-Megantic National Park ASTROLab: 19 vacation rentals
  • Beaver Brook Falls Natural Area: 89 vacation rentals
  • Bald Mountain Trailhead: 288 vacation rentals
  • Lac Megantic Golf Club: 18 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 Cabins in Pittsburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 26 Cabins in Pittsburg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Pittsburg include:

  • Houses: 28 rentals available
  • Cottages: 26 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 26 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Pittsburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 63 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Pittsburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.