Destination guide

Why people love visiting beautiful Mount Washington

The riverfront and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Mount Washington. Well-liked for its sporting events, skyscrapers and restaurants, this city is both scenic and cosmopolitan. Monongahela Incline and Duquesne Incline 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.


Sightseeing in and around Mount Washington

Are you searching for things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Mount Washington has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • National Aviary (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Sandcastle Water Park (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Frick Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • South Park Golf Course (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Kennywood (8.1 mi / 13 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mount Washington

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mount Washington is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Point State Park (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • West End-Elliott Overlook Park (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Phipps Conservatory (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Schenley Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Mellon Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Frick Park (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Mount Washington

Fly into Pittsburgh, PA (PIT-Pittsburgh Intl.), the closest airport, located 13.7 mi (22.1 km) from the city center.

You can get around Mount Washington by jumping on the metro at Station Square Station, South Hills Junction Station or Boggs Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Mount Washington?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 62 vacation rentals near Mount Washington. From 13 Houses to 45 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mount Washington are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Mount Washington?

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 Mount Washington:

  • Downtown: 98 vacation rentals
  • South Side Flats: 56 vacation rentals
  • Squirrel Hill South: 21 vacation rentals
  • Shadyside: 23 vacation rentals
  • Lawrenceville: 26 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 Mount Washington?

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

  • Station Square: 282 vacation rentals
  • Monongahela Incline: 284 vacation rentals
  • Highmark Stadium: 284 vacation rentals
  • Boggs Station: 285 vacation rentals
  • Heinz Field: 273 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mount Washington 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 Mount Washington?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 13 Houses in Mount Washington. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mount Washington include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 45 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 43 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mount Washington?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 18 vacation rentals with pool available in Mount Washington. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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