11 Best Fishing Lodges In Pennsylvania, USA - Updated 2024

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Pennsylvania has numerous attractions and opportunities that can make family vacations more exciting and memorable. If you are into metropolitan culture, you can stay in Pittsburgh. However, the state has hundreds of state parks where you can unplug for a moment. Some of the best spots to visit include Presque Isle State Park, Cherry Springs State Park, and Bald Eagle State Park. The activities offered here that you may enjoy together include biking, boating, hiking, and stargazing. If you are visiting during winter, you can drop by any of its ski resorts to try activities such as dog sledding, skiing, and snow tubing. Many outdoor adventures await, especially on Lake Erie and other gorgeous lakes where you can simply appreciate nature’s beauty. Ensure that you are prepared for your fishing getaway in Pennsylvania. Continue reading to discover the best fishing lodges in Pennsylvania, USA.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and a location with easy access to fishing spots. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 07, 2024.

1. Coburn on the Creek, Coburn (from USD 250)

This fishing cabin for rent in Pennsylvania is approximately 2 mi (3.22 km) away from the borough of Millheim. Guests can relax and unwind in this holiday home, which is situated in the serene neighborhood of Penns Creek and rests along the harboring banks of Pine and Elk Creek.

The pet-friendly place is bustling with ample opportunities for catch-and-release fishing, which includes fly fishing trouts on the private stream and tubing for which tubes are furnished inside the rental.

Back in the rental, you can stay toasty and snug by the comforting embers of the fireplace and curl up with coffee and a book. A well-appointed kitchen also awaits should you want to prepare meals for the family. If you are not, however, up for cooking, you can head to the nearby Elk Creek Cafe + Aleworks for a delicious spread.

Stayed at this property?
Coburn, Pennsylvania, United States
92.88 km (57.8 mi) from Winslow Hill Elk Viewing Area
142 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lots of nice amenities the kitchen is very well equipped… lots of space to relax indoors and out
the cottage was cute and had plenty of beds and the kids loved running around
very comfortable and had everything we need
Cleanliness:
the house was clean and had everything we needed
house was exactly as it was described clean and all amenities available
house was clean comfortable and craig and maria were there (for any questions/assistance etc
the place was just as described and extremely clean
Host:
craig is a wonderful host with great recommendations where to fish
craig is super friendly and a super host
our host craig was super friendly and very helpful
the owners next door are kind and so laid back
craig was super friendly and welcoming
Location:
great location with easy access to the creek
great location our family had a wonderful stay
it's our favorite for fishing trips to central pa
this place is ideal for 4 or 5 fly fishermen
beautiful location we really enjoyed our stay with craig/maria
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2. Riverfront house by the banks of the Susquehanna River in Falls

Found in the midst of lush greenery and bountiful nature, this fishing cabin rental in Pennsylvania is by the banks of the gorgeous Susquehanna River. It serves as an ideal location for catching muskellunge, walleyes, bass, and catfish. The rental is also furnished with kayaks, paddle boards, rafts, and equipment for fishing. This riverfront home also lets its guests enjoy the recreational activity of boating.

In the Airbnb home, guests can drift off to a peaceful slumber on the cozy beds after an eventful day of exploration. A high-definition TV is a good source of entertainment during the hours when you stay in. An internet connection is also provided in the workspace that can be used for remote assignments if needed.

Out in the backyard, guests can enjoy bonfire evenings around the roaring fire and set the mood by making yummy barbeques on the outdoor grill.

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Falls, Pennsylvania, United States
209.54 km (130.2 mi) from Winslow Hill Elk Viewing Area
301 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 8 Beds 11 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 11

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds are extremely comfortable which is very important for an enjoyable stay
Cleanliness:
it was clean and spacious
place was clean and organized
the house was very clean and well kept
the house was clean and well-maintained
we love the place clean same as picture
Host:
the host was great and a quick and easy communicator
the host had everything we needed and more the propane fire pits were so nice at night
we absolutely enjoyed our stay scott was a great host and communicator
scott was a very responsive and accommodating host
the host was super communicative and gave me all the details i needed to know about the house
Location:
this is a very cute house in a beautiful quiet location
awesome location right on the water
great house in a great location up against the river
this is a fabulous location it has so many homely items
the kids loved the river and park nearby
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3. Four-bedroom home in Honesdale with panoramic windows (from USD 454)

This light-filled, four-bedroom home is located in a wooded property across Long Pond’s lake, where you can boat, fish, and swim. Featuring 278.7 sq. m. (3,000 sq. ft.) of living space, it has an open floor plan with huge, panoramic windows overlooking the lake and the stunning landscape framing it. If you are into kayaking, you are allowed to use the two kayaks provided under the deck. You may also simply sit and marvel at the views on the screened patio.

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254.62 km (158.3 mi) from Winslow Hill Elk Viewing Area
18 reviews   Wifi Available
House 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
master room is huge beds were very comfy
Cleanliness:
house was very clean and cozy
the house was clean and very nice
great property very clean comfortable house
the property was clean well-equipped and very comfortable
everything was clean and organized plenty of things were provided with the house
Host:
the owner was very responsive whenever we had a question
terrific quick communication with owner and owner rep
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4. Contemporary cottage in Millcreek Township with a beachfront patio (from USD 360)

Located on Kelso Beach 3.2 km (2 mi) away from Presque Isle State Park, this contemporary 3-bedroom cottage offers family-friendly accommodation for up to 8 guests. It has a beachfront patio where you can sit back, relax, and let the ocean breeze touch your skin. This patio is furnished with a dining table and gas grill, so you can always have nice meals with your loved ones. Inside, you will find a living room and a kitchen complete with everything you need to cook your own food.

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171.45 km (106.6 mi) from Winslow Hill Elk Viewing Area
19 reviews  
cottage 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was nice having 2 bathrooms for that number of people
Cleanliness:
the cottage was very clean and cozy
very clean place with a fully stocked kitchen
from the moment we walked in you could see and smell how clean it was
where do i begin? this rental was perfect the living space was comfortable and very clean
Host:
the property owner was very helpful when we had questions
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5. Charming cottage in West Springfield with a spacious rear deck (from USD 178)

Situated 37 km (23 mi) away from Erie, this charming 3-bedroom cottage sits on a private 2-hectare (5-acre) property with its own beach. It has 120.8 sq. m. (1,300 sq. ft.) of living space for up to 6 people. Originally constructed in 1909, it has been renovated completely. Now, the main floor offers a living room and a fully stocked kitchen. On the second floor, you will find all bedrooms. Out on the back, it has a spacious deck where you can relax and reconnect with nature. It also comes with an enclosed front porch.

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189.7 km (117.9 mi) from Winslow Hill Elk Viewing Area
126 reviews   Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very clean and a great place to stay
house was clean and came with everything we needed
Host:
the owners were great and very tentative
Location:
good location and very clean
truly a great place to unwind and get away from the stressors of life
property was the perfect place to retreat to after a very busy holiday season
the kids loved the park next door and played around the water all day long
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6. Two-bedroom cottage in a lakeside neighborhood in Edinboro (from USD 147)

This vintage two-bedroom cottage is conveniently only two blocks away from Edinboro Lake. Both bedrooms have one queen-size bed each. If you are here during summer, you can enjoy various activities like boating and fishing. Ice fishing and skiing are also possible during winter. Capable of accommodating up to five people, it has a fully equipped kitchen where you can prepare home-cooked meals together with your family and friends. It also features a basement equipped with a washer and dryer.

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159.4 km (99.1 mi) from Winslow Hill Elk Viewing Area
18 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very clean which is key for us in a rental
this cottage was beautiful clean and homey
Host:
hosts are responsive and thoughtful
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7. Six-bedroom house in North East Township with private beach access (from USD 400)

This 6-bedroom house offers 325 sq. m. (3,500 sq. ft.) of living space, capable of accommodating up to 20 guests. Beautifully situated on Lake Erie’s shores, it is ideal for those who came out to enjoy lakeside life. During your stay here, you have private beach access. Many wineries are also nearby. Three bedrooms are equipped with one queen-size bed each, while three other bedrooms are equipped with two twin beds each. In the living room, three futons are available to provide additional sleeping space.

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156.46 km (97.3 mi) from Winslow Hill Elk Viewing Area
47 reviews   Wifi Available
House 20 Guests 6 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 20
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was an added bonus
we shared meals on the large deck of one of the apartments
while the apartment is very nice it is not fully stocked as they claim
Cleanliness:
the apartment was very clean and had ample towels and everything i needed
the apartment is clean and well-furnished
the apartment was neat clean and spacious
clean linens and everything you need for meals
the apartment was welcoming and clean
Host:
the owners are fantastic
the owner is very attentive to guests needs very nice
ronda was so helpful in anytime we spoke before our arrival
ronda and chuck were very helpful
my communication with the owner rhonda was great
Location:
the location was perfect for us
great location and quick replies to any questions
it was an easy location to drive to niagara falls amish country chautauqua institution & erie
so nice to walk in and everything be there
we'll definitely recommend this place to others and hopefully stay again someday
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8. Three-bedroom house in North East Township with a picnic area (from USD 449)

This upscale 3-bedroom house was renovated completely in 2010. Sitting on the banks of Lake Erie, it offers a barbecue grill, a fire pit, and a picnic area. It has many areas where you can lounge, including three porches. It also provides private beach access down the block. In the master bedroom, you can access a private upper deck through lovely French doors. Capable of accommodating up to 13 people, it features 2 full bathrooms, a half bathroom, and a well-equipped kitchen.

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156.59 km (97.3 mi) from Winslow Hill Elk Viewing Area
89 reviews   Wifi Available
House 13 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 13
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the water heater is a champion
great view had lots of stuff already there for us to use massive kitchen
the bathrooms are clean and full of all the expected amenities
the picnic table outside is much larger and definitely could
well appointed roomy comfortable house in an excellent setting
Cleanliness:
the house was very clean and private
when we walked in we immediately smelled clean and given today's environment that was so welcoming
upon initial inspection we found everything to be comfortable clean and in perfect working order
Host:
the owner is very responsive for any questions
the owners were super easy to work with and went out of their way answer our every request
the owners were very responsive to communications and a pleasure to work with
communication with the owner was great
Location:
excellent location the house itself is nice too
its a great place to stay when visiting the wineries and not to far from presque isle
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9. Rustic cabin in Driftwood with decorative game mounts (from USD 160)

Peacefully located in the state’s Elk Range, this rustic three-bedroom cabin is perfect for bird watchers, elk observers, and hunters. It has many unique elements, including decorative game mounts and a fireplace with a live edge mantel. This spot is also great for those who love fishing. In every corner, you can enjoy stunning mountain views. It has everything you need to feel at home, including a fully stocked kitchen and complete laundry facilities. Two bedrooms are furnished with one queen-size bed each, while the other bedroom comes with a double bed.

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16.73 km (10.4 mi) from Winslow Hill Elk Viewing Area
136 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
don’t let the exterior photos fool you—the interior is a beautiful natural wood cabin with modern facilities
Cleanliness:
inside was spotless and clean
cabin was extremely clean and well stocked
this cabin was perfect for our needs clean warm private and dog friendly
the property was very clean
we found the accommodations very clean and comfortable
Host:
the owners were very easy to work with
owners were very helpful with tips for the area
the owners were great to deal with and they replied to all messages quickly
Location:
it’s a beautiful location and a nice place to get away from it all
we spent our time at this cabin for a christmas getaway with some close friends
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10. Four-bedroom cottage in West Springfield with a lakefront setting (from USD 400)

This historic four-bedroom cottage is full of character thanks to its red exterior. It was originally constructed in the 1940s, then it was renovated come the 21st century to offer modern amenities. Located in a private 16-hectare (40-acre) estate and 35.4 km (22 mi) away from Erie, it boasts a lakefront location with a bullfrog pond and a small boat launch. In the living room, you will find a stone wood-burning fireplace that can keep you warm throughout your stay. Its dining area is quite inviting with lake views.

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East Springfield, Pennsylvania, United States
187.84 km (116.8 mi) from Winslow Hill Elk Viewing Area
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage itself is comfortable with a significant amount of living area
ac notes now so helps with hot times although the fans worked most times
the house was comfortable for 7 adults and 4 little ones
Cleanliness:
the house was well equipped clean and very neat
Host:
the owner was very responsive to questions
Location:
wish we were closer
the location is great for day trips
this house was the perfect location for my family to get away for a few nights
we walked to a charming ice cream shop after dinner most nights
there is a quaint candy / gift shop less than a half mile farther
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11. Quaint cottage close to Mifflinburg (from USD 135)

Only a few minutes away from Mifflinburg, this quaint, two-bedroom cottage can accommodate six people. It has a living room, a kitchen, a dining area, a bathroom, and a family room with stunning views of Penns Creek. It has quite a generous outdoor space, too, featuring a deck with a hot tub and seating area. In its creekside patio, you can gather around a firepit when the night falls. It also offers private creek access, so you can try different activities like canoeing and kayaking.

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120.8 km (75.1 mi) from Winslow Hill Elk Viewing Area
179 reviews  
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the unique decorations were appreciated and thoughtful and the dining table and chairs were our favorite
beds are super comfortable and the wood burning stove heats the entire cabin
beds were extremely comfortable and spacious
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and fully stocked
overlooking penns creek this cottage was clean and had the necessities
Host:
thank you john and martha you were wonderful hosts
host was easy to contact for an additional night stay
check in was super easy and the owners respond almost instantly
Location:
it is quiet and a beautiful location on the river
was a perfect place to get away for a much needed long weekend
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Treat your family to a fun-filled vacation in Pennsylvania

Going on a family holiday every now and then can really help strengthen relationships with loved ones. If you are looking for your next destination, look no further and consider visiting Pennsylvania. Outdoor fun awaits you during one of your fishing vacations in Pennsylvania, so make sure that you check out these fishing lodges and lakefront cabins in the gorgeous state.

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