14 Best Lakefront Rentals In Pennsylvania, USA - Updated 2023

Ryan Joshua
Ryan Joshua 

Known as the Keystone State, Pennsylvania surely has a lot to offer both tourists and locals alike. There are plenty of museums, shopping malls, restaurants, parks, galleries, tours, family resorts, and other tourist attractions that everyone will enjoy. Aside from that, the vibrancy of its cities and the beauty of its unspoiled nature make it a very popular destination for everyone. Pennsylvania is the perfect place for you and your family or friends to explore. Some of the best places to visit are the lakes and a great place to stay would be beside these water bodies. To help make your stay even more memorable, check out these best lakefront rentals in Pennsylvania.

1. Luxurious property with a hot tub (from USD 558)

Treat your loved ones to an ultimate getaway in this stunning property fronting Treasure Lake. This five-bedroom house sits on a wide private lot, with a river rock walkway that leads to the flagstone lakeside fire pit. There you can take in scenic views of nature and the surrounding wildlife. You can also relax on one of the large decks or use the provided kayaks to explore the various coves of Treasure Lake.

This rental is available for a minimum stay of seven nights. It is fully furnished and equipped with central air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and Smart TVs. There is a private year-round hot tub overlooking the lake as well. To top it all off, you can enjoy access to the Lakeside Lodge which features restaurants and a pool.

Incredible Lakefront Property with Year Round Hot Tub; Bring the Whole Family
DuBois, PA, US
20 Guests 6 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

2. Private oasis with a well-stocked pond (from USD 125)

This two-bedroom cabin sits on a private lot in Sullivan County, one of the last true rural areas in Pennsylvania. The property looks out to a horseshoe-shaped pond that is well-stocked with various species of fish. There is also a charcoal grill provided so you can cook the day’s catch! Other amenities in the rental include air conditioning, electric heating, games, a TV, and a collection of popular vintage vinyl records.

There are plenty of hiking trails and waterfalls in the area worth checking out. This lakefront cabin rental in Pennsylvania is also a pet-friendly accommodation so if you have pets, be sure to bring them with you.

Treaster's Cabin *Paddleboat/Great Fishing* ( No fishing license required.)
81 reviews
cabin 6 Guests 2 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
Amenities & Room:
the cabin had everything that we needed for a great stay and was very comfortable
the cabin is very clean and cozy and warm when the weather is cool
had an issue and she was very understanding and helpful
it was wonderful the food was great the people were friendly
stayed here due to location (ricketts glen) pond & paddle boats were great
love it there love this location of pennsylvania know as the endless mountains
relaxing and quiet time away from home including small pond fishing boating and outdoor grilling
it is a great place to just unwind and relax
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3. Gorgeous home with hotel amenities, Pocono Mountains (from USD 215)

Offering the perfect getaway for couples, families, or friends, this beautiful lakefront home in the Poconos will be your gateway to a relaxing vacation. It’s big enough to hold up to six people but it’s also great for two lovebirds.

You can choose to stay snug and warm indoors while enjoying some of its amenities including a huge game room that’s equipped with a pool table, poker table, and all sorts of games to play. Prepare your own meals with ease in the fully equipped modern kitchen. The large patio with seats and a fire pit is the perfect spot to enjoy the surrounding natural beauty while roasting some s’mores with your kids.

The property is conveniently located close to many points of interest. The community clubhouse features a swimming pool, a large playground, basketball courts, and more. A state park is just beside the property, which means you’ll have direct access to many more recreational activities including kayaking, fishing, hiking, and more.

Lakefront home with hotel amenities. Perfect getaway for family and friends !!
242 reviews  Wifi Available
House 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
incredibly comfortable beds and furniture and great outdoor patio if it'd have been warmer
when it rained were played cards board games and pool
we also enjoyed having a bbq and a fully equipped kitchen
property was extremely clean and tidy
very clean well equipped kitchen and a great place to relax
the house is very nice clean and stocked with everything you need
everything in the house was sparkling clean we enjoyed so much playing pool and poker
communication with host was easy and timely
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4. Five-bedroom home near Treasure Lake (from USD 275)

This charming home is perfect for family reunions, corporate outings, and other gatherings. Its spacious interiors can accommodate up to 15 people while the huge and private outdoor space makes for a great place to hang out and enjoy the relaxing views everywhere you look.

Furnished and designed with elegance and comfort in mind, the place has everything you could possibly need to make your stay as relaxing as possible. The fully stocked and equipped modern kitchen, for instance, allows you to cook gourmet meals with ease. Smart TVs, high-speed Wi-Fi, central air-conditioning, gas heating, and other amenities offer comfort and convenience.

It is a waterfront retreat, which means you’ll have direct access to stunning sceneries and all sorts of outdoor recreation including fishing, kayaking, hiking, and more. There are plenty of attractions and activities close by, offering you so much more to enjoy during your vacation.

Final summer dates open: August 19th - September 2nd!
126 reviews  Wifi Available
chalet 15 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 15
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a beautiful view of the lake and plenty of room inside the house
the house is beautiful and there was plenty of room for the 8 of us
the house is wonderful…everything is newly renovated clean and well appointed
clean and comfortable with everything we needed - perfect meeting point for family halfway between erie and harrisburg
very clean and relaxing enjoyed kayaking paddleboating playing games and reading
beautiful place and owners were very helpful
the owners provided very helpful information about the property and the area and the check-in/check-out process was easy
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5. Family-friendly lake house with private dock in Lakeville (from USD 800)

Enjoy bonding with your family as you stay in this family-friendly lake house in Lakeville, Pennsylvania. The five-bedroom, two-bathroom lake house has its own private dock from where you can swim, catch fish, or have all sorts of water fun. Able to accommodate up to 10 people, the home itself was just recently renovated and it now comes with a well-equipped kitchen, a propane grill, Wi-Fi, cable TV, a DVR, a DVD player, a fireplace, an outdoor firepit, kayaks, and a stone deck.

Level lakefront, family fun
77 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 7
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi excellent for streaming if desired
the beds were very comfortable and 3 of them had breathtaking views
our entire group had plenty of room and we would definitely rent this home again
we played cards board games there are blow dryers plenty of charging stations surge suppressors and usb ports
comfortable space for 5 adults and 5 kids
the house itself was immaculately clean and organized
the view was amazing the house was clean comfortable and spacious
absolutely hands-down the best vacation home ever and the best owner to have
great location very peaceful a nice place to get away for the weekend
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6. Peaceful retreat with panoramic views in Lakeville (from USD 325)

Stay in this very quiet and serene cabin located in the middle of the woods. It is a lake house rental in Pennsylvania that comes with its own private dock, a launch ramp, and a secluded cove. Enjoy the panoramic views right from the deck of your cabin. There are two bedrooms and one bathroom and the rental is equipped with cable TV, Wi-Fi access, and air-conditioning. The outdoors is the best place for you and your kids to bond over outdoor games or just spend your time by the lake.

Boulder Point Lakefront Cabin with Private Boat Dock
23 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.

7. Luxurious log home with access to swimming pools in Wallenpaupauk Lake Estates (from USD 350)

Spend your vacation in this amazing lakefront log home that offers breathtaking views of the lake, a fireplace, and two outdoor pools, as well as an indoor pool, if you think the lake in front of your home is not sufficient for summer water fun. This pet-friendly rental comes with three bedrooms and one bathroom, and it can accommodate up to eight guests. Amenities in the home include a washer and a dryer, air-conditioning, heating, cable TV, and Wi-Fi access.

Luxury Log Home On The BIG Lake
88 reviews  Wifi Available
House 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’s cozy comfortable spacious and pristine the views are wonderful
great house very clean and cozy
the rooms were warm clean and welcoming
the cabin is clean and thoughtfully decorated which gives it a very nice charm
upon arriving the cabin was clean and very well maintained
property offered everything with such ease interior very clean and inviting with all amenities
owner was wonderful and always quick to respond and accommodating
martin couldn't have been more easy going and responsive
the property manager was very responsive and addressed any and all questions we had immediately
communication with the owner was easy
location on the lake was ideal
we would definitely vacation at this location and the exact cabin
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8. Well-furnished log cabin best for families in Lakeville (from USD 600)

Featuring three bedrooms, three full bathrooms, and a large loft for 12 guests, this luxury log cabin is a great place for you and your family or friends to stay while in Pennsylvania. This luxury cabin comes with two gas fireplaces, a large family room with a bumper pool, and darts. There’s also a flat-screen TV for a movie night with everyone. Outside this log cabin, there are a beautiful fire pit, three kayaks, and a canoe. Experience an authentic “camping in the woods” feeling as you stay in this amazing family-friendly cabin beside the lake.

Level Lakefront! Family fun in this modern luxury log cabin. New beds!
Lakeville, Pennsylvania, United States
77 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they home is immaculate very warm cozy plenty of room and furniture as well as beds very comfortable
a lot of room for the familygive it a try you will not be disappointed
the house was very clean and just as advertised
very clean spacious and entertaining
the house was beautiful and clean
the house was clean as described and welcoming to our big group
great location very clean with a nice kitchen if you like to cook
owners accommodating and nice enough just think it should have been better prepared for our arrival
brent the owner was easy to get in communication with and was always there to help
close to many fun activities for the kids
it was in a perfect location as well
the cabin was great great size and great location
walk from the cabin to the lake is mostly flat and very easy to navigate
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9. Cozy cabin on Lake Wallenpaupack (from USD 81)

You will surely feel at home as you stay in this very nice and cozy cabin that is located just a few meters from the best natural destinations in Pennsylvania, such as lakes, hiking trails, skiing parks, and other places. The cabin offers a comfortable stay for up to two guests in its single bedroom, making it perfect for solo travelers and couples on vacation. There’s also Wi-Fi access, an indoor fireplace, air-conditioning and heating, a TV, and a fully equipped kitchen inside the home.

Original Cozy Cabin / Lake Wallenpaupack/ Top Spot
652 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we appreciated the kitchen tools and bathroom amenities and we loved using the fireplace and couch
the house is stocked with great amenities a nice fireplace netflix / roku comfy living room etc
the kitchen is well stocked and i loved watching netflix on that couch
this place was great had everything except for iron
this cabin is amazing its spotless with great amenities and it definitely feels cozy
i̇t was amazing and so clean
great shower clean with nice touches
a clean and cozy cabin for a nice getaway
tastefully decorated and very clean
clean and cozy is how i would describe it
dominick was a super kind nice host and so hospitable
thank you for hosting us
cute place in a great location
good location and homely feel near the lake
cozy and cute great location
great location very quiet and peaceful
place was very cute
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10. Spacious retreat with hot tub in Lakeville (from USD 364)

Experience the best things to do during summer, like boating, kayaking, riding a jet ski, and swimming, as you stay in this amazing lakefront home that comes with its own private dock. In fact, there are four kayaks that you can freely use during the duration of your stay. It features a brand-new kitchen with granite countertops and state-of-the-art appliances, central heating and air-conditioning unit, and a wood fireplace. This waterfront rental in Pennsylvania enhances any stay further with its other notable amenities including a hot tub for up to seven people, a gas grill, a fire pit outdoors, laundry facilities, Wi-Fi access, and a smart TV with cable channels.

Stay And Play At The Lake when every day is FRIDAY
95 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 10 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
norbert’s place was very clean upon arrival
the house was very clean and welcoming
clean and cozy felt right at home
the home was very clean and decorated nicely and was well stocked with towels utensils pots etc
the host was amazingly nice the house was beautiful very clean quality bedding and towels
highly recommend staying at this home; norbert the owner is also extremely accommodating
this was our very first airbnb experience- norbert is a wonderful host and the home is beautiful
norbert is a wonderful host who was always available to answer questions
norbert was a great host
he was extremely friendly and quick to answer any and all questions that we had
awesome property and location
the house is in a great location and has everything you need
the home is set up perfectly and the location is great
amazing location incredible outdoor space we had a great time and norbert was a fantastic host
we rented this place for a girls weekend and had a fantastic time
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11. Modest one-bedroom shack in Tafton (from USD 108)

Enjoy a very private stay in Pennsylvania with your significant other, while enjoying the scenery around you, by living in this lovely cabin. The cabin comes with a Roku-powered TV, Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, heating, and a fully equipped kitchen that comes with full-sized appliances, utensils, pans, a coffee maker, and so much more. You are also free to make a fire in the outdoor fire pit for an amazing night.

The Lil’ Black Pack Shack
Tafton, Pennsylvania, United States
344 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tv was equipped with roku which was nice
place was comfortable nice view of the lake across the street
cozy little spot with a nice patio and all the essentials for a few days by the lake
cozy beautifully decorated and the best amenities of any airbnb i've rented
it was a little drafty but once you turned on the ace heaters it was comfortable
house was clean and comfy
amazing spot very clean and organized place
house was very clean and exceeded our expectations
our stay was lovely the cabin was clean and well maintained
very clean and tidy so many little touches that added to the experience
our host dominick was great
host is very responsive
the house has everything you need and the host is great
he was very helpful and quite generous
the town is great and friendly
this cute little cabin is at a central location to the lake
awesome location and home
cozy spot in a great location
perfect getaway great location
the place and location are amazing
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12. Tranquil escape at Lake Wallenpaupack (from USD 99)

This very delightful cozy cabin is known for its accessibility to the amazing Lake Wallenpaupack. Enjoy full access to the cabin, including its deck, the yard, parking, and even the beach. The home comes with a fully equipped kitchen, a TV, laundry facilities, a vast garden, a patio, a barbecue grill, and high-speed Wi-Fi access at an additional fee. You will surely love being in touch with nature and breathing in fresh air during your stay in this cabin.

Cozy Cabin at Lake Wallenpaupack
Tafton, Pennsylvania, United States
31 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
the cabin itself was clean and very spacious
very comfortable and clean feels just like home
wonderful location next to the lake
perfect location nice and quiet very cozy
sits close to the lake in a nice community
this cabin was located in a very peaceful quiet and open town right on the lake
great place to spend the weekend relaxing and quite everything you need to get away for the weekend
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13. Amazing lakefront chalet in Greentown

Featuring breathtaking views from the comfort of your own private dock, this beautiful lakefront chalet home will surely let you feel like you are just at home. It has a total of four bedrooms and two bathrooms that can comfortably accommodate up to ten guests. Amenities in this family-friendly home include free Wi-Fi, an indoor fireplace, a TV, laundry facilities, a fully equipped kitchen, and complimentary toiletries.

Amazing Lake Front Chalet home with private dock
Greentown, Pennsylvania, United States
33 reviews
Entire house 6 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
the house was clean and as advertised
we absolutely loved this house it was super clean and in a beautiful spot with great lake views
great house and host would highly recommend
and the slide lori was very responsive for any issues that came up
great house in a perfect location right on the lake
so clean and beautiful location dock and lakefront are perfect
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14. Cozy lakefront cottage in Paupack

Located right at the shores of Lake Wallenpaupack, this cozy lakefront cottage, known as Killam Cottage, gives you spectacular views of the sunset from your front deck. This two-bedroom, one-bathroom home comes with a living room with a flat-screen cable TV, a deck, a charcoal grill, a boat dock, Wi-Fi access, a fully equipped kitchen, and air-conditioning. You also have access to kayaks, paddleboards, and life jackets, if you want to explore the lake in front of the cottage. There is enough room to accommodate a small family of four.

The Killam Cottage - Cozy Lakefront Cottage - 2 BR, Sleeps 4 - Boat Dock & A/C
40 reviews
cottage 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed swimming kayaking/paddle boarding and campfires
very clean and updated cottage
this cozy little house had the perfect location for our family vacation
we love the location and the cottage
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Tranquility by the lake

With the numerous options to choose from to enjoy your vacation in Pennsylvania, you will surely not run out of options when you are in this part of the United States. Make your stay an even more memorable and exciting one by staying in one of the best lakefront vacation rentals in Pennsylvania, USA.

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