Destination guide

The artsy city of Somerset awaits you

Take a vacation to Somerset and enjoy the area's art galleries, history and museums. This romantic city is known for its monuments, skiing and restaurants. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Somerset

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Somerset has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Somerset County Memorial Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Glades Pike Winery (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Laurel Hill State Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Kooser State Park (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Seven Springs Mountain Resort (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Living Treasures Animal Park (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Somerset

Travelers enjoy Somerset for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in March, December, January or February, when snowfall averages 20.66 inches and temperatures average 17°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Somerset

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Somerset is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Somerset County Memorial Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Quecreek Mine Rescue Site (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Laurel Hill State Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Kooser State Park (8.7 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Mount Davis (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Greenhouse Park (20.3 mi / 32.6 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Somerset

The nearest airport is in Johnstown, PA (JST-John Murtha Johnstown - Cambria County), located 25.1 mi (40.3 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Latrobe, PA (LBE-Arnold Palmer Regional), which is 25.1 mi (40.4 km) away.

Where to stay around Somerset?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 283 holiday lettings near Somerset. From 22 Cabins to 59 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Somerset for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Somerset?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Somerset. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Quecreek Mine Rescue Site: 319 holiday lettings
  • Somerset County Memorial Park: 330 holiday lettings
  • Somerset Historical Center: 316 holiday lettings
  • Saint Emma Monastery: 39 holiday lettings
  • Latrobe Station: 80 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Somerset listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Somerset?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 22 Cabins in Somerset. Our other popular types of Somerset holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 59 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 22 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 22 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Somerset?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 215 holiday homes with pool available in Somerset. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.