Top 10 Cabins Near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Updated 2024

Ayra
Ayra 
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A place with many facets, Pittsburgh is one of Pennsylvania’s liveliest and friendliest cities. It’s home to over 440 bridges and a large number of steel businesses, thus earning the nicknames ‘City of Bridges’ and 'Steel City’. Whatever you enjoy, whether it’s art, culture, architecture, or the outdoors, there’s a place to keep you on your toes in Pittsburgh. You can visit attractions such as The Andy Warhol Museum, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Point State Park Fountain, and Duquesne Incline. For your upcoming visit, finding a nice place to call home is a must. Scroll down to discover some of the top cabins near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 31, 2024.

1. Spacious haven with a wraparound deck (from USD 619)

With high ceilings, picture windows, and an expansive deck, this spacious hideaway is one of the grandest cabins near Pittsburgh. Its location in Champion places it close to ski resorts such as Seven Springs Mountain Resort and Hidden Valley Resort.

Lounging here is surely a luxury as it features a living space that looks out onto the majestic nature views. There’s a well-equipped kitchen to help you craft a hearty meal for dinner and a gas grill for barbecue nights. If you fancy a warm soak before you turn in for the night, there’s an outdoor hot tub waiting for you on the lower level.

Stayed at this property?
Champion, Pennsylvania, United States
2.66 km (1.7 mi) from Seven Springs Mountain Resort
cabin 14 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen and baths were lovely and higher end finishing
the downstairs game room and twin bunk area was perfect for the teens and pre-teens in our group
Cleanliness:
enjoyed our stay very comfortable and clean just as advertised
it was beautiful and clean the kids loved it and were sad to leave
overall the property was clean and kitchen was well appointed
Host:
the owner was helpful and communicative
clinton was a wonderful host
Location:
nice private location within range of all the laurel hill and seven springs area has to offer
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2. Cozy retreat at Mountain Pines Campground

For a convenient camping experience, consider this log cabin at Mountain Pines Campground in Champion, which is located just less than an hour southeast of Pittsburgh. It’s great for groups on a skiing escapade since Seven Springs Mountain Resort is about a 15-minute car ride away.

Air-conditioning and heating have been installed here, so you’ll stay nice and cozy no matter the season you visit. There’s a fully outfitted kitchen for easy meal preparations, but if you prefer to rough it out, an outdoor grill is also at your disposal. A TV and wifi are also available here!

Stayed at this property?
Champion, Pennsylvania, United States
7.46 km (4.7 mi) from Seven Springs Mountain Resort
cabin 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
exactly as described very clean and comfortable
room was clean and so beautiful will definitely come back
our stay was perfect the cabin was so clean and very well prepared for us
Host:
everyone was very helpful
check in was very friendly
Location:
it was a great location and close to seven springs
was the perfect location if you want to go to seven springs or hidden valley
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3. Comfy rental amidst beautiful scenery (from USD 135)

Tucked within the lush landscapes of Indianola, a quiet town 20 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, this well-kept rental is a nice escape from your daily grind. Your pets can join the fun, too, for an additional 10 USD per night.

A grill and a well-equipped kitchen are ready for any special dinner that you might be planning. There are lots of amenities to entertain all ages as well, including some books, games, DVDs, and a smart TV. With a travel crib, toys, and a baby gate, this is one of the most suitable stays for families.

Stayed at this property?
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
76.72 km (47.7 mi) from Seven Springs Mountain Resort
cabin 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very clean and nicely decorated
it was clean and cozy
very clean very quiet and we loved the fresh flowers all around inside and out
Host:
owners are very friendly
very responsive to text and knowledgeable of the area
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4. The Sandhole Retreat (from USD 138)

For outdoor enthusiasts, The Sandhole Retreat near Mahoning Creek is a delightful place to call home. You can take your fishing gear to the nearby trout streams or schedule an afternoon walk on the beautiful trails. Cook Forest State Park is also located close by.

After your adventure, you can rustle up a filling meal in the kitchen and lounge on the sofa for a well-deserved rest. There’s a TV with Roku so you can catch up on your favorite shows. For an extra 35 USD pet fee, you can bring your pup with you!

Stayed at this property?
New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
101.49 km (63.1 mi) from Seven Springs Mountain Resort
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

5. Mountain-view cabin with outdoor firepit (from USD 155)

Spectacular mountain views await when you stay at this cozy lodging up in Laurel Highlands. You can light up the indoor wood-burning fireplace and get cozy on the couch when it’s cold. There’s also an outdoor fire pit if the group wishes to huddle together and enjoy a night under the stars. You can remain connected to your socials using the free wifi.

For adventure seekers, there are hiking trails nearby. Hidden Valley Resort is about 6 mi (10 km) from the property, while Seven Springs Mountain Resort is approximately 8 mi (13 km) away.

Stayed at this property?
Champion, Pennsylvania, United States
8.94 km (5.6 mi) from Seven Springs Mountain Resort
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all furniture and bedding was comfortable and clean
strong wifi signal keeps you in touch when you need to be
Cleanliness:
the cabin was very clean and so cozy
Host:
property owners were awesome excellent communication
the hosts were great with good communication throughout
nice new cabin good views and privacy nice and accommodating host very easy to communicate with
Location:
the cabin is a great place to spend the night near 7 springs
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6. Dog-friendly getaway with an indoor fireplace (from USD 225)

Located in Normalville, this rustic cabin is one of the best getaways for families with a dog. You can bring your pup, big or small, for a surcharge of 75 USD. There’s plenty of yard space to run around and play, so your pooch will be happy.

Should an internet connection be needed, there’s speedy wifi (250+ Mbps!) on offer. You can stream your favorite shows on Netflix without a hitch. With air-conditioning, heating, and a fireplace installed here, staying cozy at any season is a guarantee. The fire pit by the creek keeps you nice and toasty when you want to enjoy the outdoors on cold nights.

Stayed at this property?
Normalville, Pennsylvania, United States
11.71 km (7.3 mi) from Seven Springs Mountain Resort
cabin 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

7. Remodeled residence close to ski resorts (from USD 155)

If you’re on the lookout for a home base for your skiing trip, this updated cabin near Seven Springs Mountain Resort and Hidden Valley Resort is one of the best choices. Kooser Lake, which is a good spot for swimming and fishing, is within walking distance of the property.

The living room is a great spot for indoor entertainment, featuring a shuffleboard table, a mini-library, a TV, and a selection of DVDs. Since the kitchen is fully equipped, whipping up meals for the group should be as easy as pie. If you want to bring your fur pals along, let the host know prior to your arrival. A pet fee of 50 USD also applies.

Stayed at this property?
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, United States
7.54 km (4.7 mi) from Seven Springs Mountain Resort
cabin 10 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bedding lots of games and has a stocked kitchen and staples
there is a lot of iron in the water so everything smells like rust
the downstairs toilet room (no sink just a toilet in there) smelled like sewage
we really enjoyed the table top shuffle board
Cleanliness:
the cabin was adorable and full of rustic charm very clean and comfortable
property was clean and comfortable with a true rustic cabin feel
clean plenty of towels owner is very responsive great location and decent property for the price
Host:
the host was excellent in responding to our questions providing check-in instructions and directions to the cabin
owner did a great job of making the place very welcoming
russell was very thorough and responsive in his listing and in providing adequate information
Location:
the location was fantastic for a ski weekend
overall great location close to where we wanted to visit
was the perfect location to have as a home base for visiting family in the area
the ski areas were just a short drive so it was a wonderful location
it is a great place for exiting into an area close to nature
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8. Kooser Lodge (from USD 191)

This wonderful cabin close to Kooser State Park is suitable for a small group seeking a laid-back escape near Pittsburgh. The park is close enough so that you can go hiking and fishing whenever you want. On lazy days in, there’s a selection of games and DVDs to keep you occupied.

You’re welcome to enjoy the outdoors from the comfort of your own home, thanks to the expansive wraparound deck and the fire pit area. You can bake a dessert and cook up a nice meal with a fully equipped kitchen at your disposal. If you feel like dining out, Sullivan’s Bar and Restaurant is easily reachable on foot.

Stayed at this property?
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
7.29 km (4.6 mi) from Seven Springs Mountain Resort
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cabin has strong wifi and netflix
Cleanliness:
very clean and spacious thanks
home is clean and perfect for both small families and large groups
Location:
the location is great near all the major tourist attractions
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9. Renovated 1800s cabin in a private setting

Tucked on a lush farm in Ellwood City, this renovated cabin from the 1800s is the ultimate spot for a peaceful getaway. The small fishing lake on the premises will delight the aspiring angler of the group and the nearby walking trails are great for morning jogs.

Regardless of the season of your visit, the portable fans and indoor fireplace should keep you cozy at any time. Lounging outdoors shouldn’t be an issue, since there’s a fire pit ready for use. You can brew some coffee or cook up a meal in the kitchen after you’re back from the day’s adventure.

Stayed at this property?
Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, United States
127.48 km (79.3 mi) from Seven Springs Mountain Resort
64 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen fully stocked my husband loved the kuerig coffee pot
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and exactly as pictured
cabin kept cool was very clean and obviously well taken care of
the cabin was very clean and it was easy to communicate with larry and susie
it was very clean and has gorgeous views from the porch and the outdoor sitting areas
very clean beautiful view cozy comfy woodsy hiking right there and a fire pit and fire place
Host:
larry and susie were amazing hosts
the owners were easy to get in touch with
pictures do this place no justice everything was absolutely perfect and owners supplied any amenity you’d need
they made a binder of local attractions and information and it was very helpful highly recommend this place
Location:
a few short trail options to walk on the property and it is extremely well kept
beautiful place great to get away from it all for a bit
5 stars for this special place
this place is just amazing
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10. Hidden gem ideal for peaceful retreats (from USD 125)

Located in Prospect, about an hour north of Pittsburgh, is Joe’s secluded cabin on a horse farm. It’s close to a few boat ramps and Moraine State Park, so outdoor enthusiasts will have a field day during their visit.

On your days in, you can stay cozy by turning on the air-conditioning or lighting up the fireplace. There’s wifi and an HDTV with cable for some indoor fun, too. Pets are welcome on the premises, but keep in mind that the yard is not fully fenced so extra attention is a must when you’re playing with your fur babies outside.

Stayed at this property?
Prospect, Pennsylvania, United States
120.28 km (74.8 mi) from Seven Springs Mountain Resort
571 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
easy gas grill and outside table off back porch for grilling
simply awesome quiet comfortable cozy cabin in the woods just as described
Cleanliness:
the cabin is quiet clean and cozy
very clean great location
the cabin itself is so clean and cozy well appointed and fully set up for your stay
Host:
joe was a wonderful host
he was welcoming and helpful
lovely hosts who provide for many guest needs
perfect balance of privacy and host availability
joe is a great host and the property is beautiful
Location:
about 15 min easy drive to mcconnells mill park for hiking
the location is relaxing and our family enjoyed spending time with the animals
and proximity to state parks at moraine and mcconnells' mill provides a rich variety of activities
great place for what we needed
joe's place was absolutely perfect a nice quiet getaway close to the state park to get one with nature
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Find the perfect home close to Steel City

Whether you’re one to spend your days in art museums or enjoy a leisurely stroll along zoos and gardens, Pittsburgh should be on your list of places to visit. This city offers something for everyone, so find your next home-away-from-home from our list and finalize your travel plans, today!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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