Pittsburgh is a wonderful city to live in or plan a trip to, especially if you love sports, delicious food, unique neighborhoods and festivals. But sometimes you need to get away from the busy city life, take a deep breath of fresh air, and simply relax. Fortunately, there are lots of quick getaway destinations in the Pittsburgh area where you can take a short drive and stay in a romantic and cozy B&B for the weekend. Here are our top picks for romantic B&Bs near Pittsburgh to plan a special trip with the one you love.
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Gettysburg Battlefield Bed and Breakfast Inn, Gettysburg
Did you know that the historic destination of Gettysburg is only about a 3.5 hour drive from Pittsburgh? This makes it a great weekend road trip if you’re coming from the city and looking for something that’s totally different than your daily routine. A great place to stay when you come here is the Battlefield Bed and Breakfast Inn, as it’s packed with daily entertainment, history programs, and gourmet breakfasts – all in a beautiful setting on the historic battlefield. The B&B is in a 1809 Civil War farmhouse and set upon a 30-acre nature preserve. There are walking trails surrounding the B&B, and it’s even dog-friendly if you want to bring your pup along. We love this B&B because each room has a historical theme that relates to the Battle of Gettysburg, making a must-stay place for couples who love history.
Inne at Watson’s Choice, Uniontown
Another great B&B near Pittsburgh is the Inne at Watson’s Choice and Harvest House B&B, which is in Uniontown and less than 1.5 hours from the city. This romantic spot is located in the Laurel Highlands of Southwestern Pennsylvania and near the House on Kentuck Knob and the Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece of Falingwater. Come here for a country atmosphere and a charming early-1800s vibe that transports you back in time. Each day begins with a country breakfast in the rustic dining room that’s next to a stone fireplace. There are several bedrooms here that will captivate you with their own theme. Wi-Fi is available, and afternoon beverages and snacks are also served to guests. While you’re in the area, check out For Necessity, Ohiopyle State Park and the Youghiogheny hiking and biking trail.
The Inn on Negley, Pittsburgh
There are also some great B&B options in the city of Pittsburgh to stay at if you don’t feel like traveling much at all. One example is the Inn on Negley, which is in the historic Shadyside neighborhood. This is a luxury B&B has eight guestrooms and antique and period-piece furnishings. You’ll also be just a block away from Ellsworth Avenue and Walnut Street, which is a great area to shop and go out to eat. Couples love this B&B because of its romantic vibe and convenient setting in the middle of the city. High tea with seasonal foods is served in the afternoon for a cost of $30 per adult. Meanwhile, breakfast is included with your stay and prepared by Chef Albert each morning.
Robertshaw Country House Bed & Breakfast, Greensburg
The Robertshaw Country House Bed & Breakfast in Greensburg is less than an hour outside the city and is a great place for a weekend getaway. This B&B was built in 1931 and is on the grounds of the St. Emma Monastery. When you stay here, you can enjoy a European-style breakfast before exploring the lovely gardens, then take a romantic stroll on the outdoor paths. There are four different rooms here to choose from, including the Robertshaw Suite, Emma Room, Garden Room, and Sunset Room. As a home for Benedictine Nuns, guests may not check in on Sundays. While you’re in the area, visit Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob, Twin Lakes Park, Keystone State Park, and the various wineries nearby.
Mansion At Maple Heights, Pittsburgh
Another great in-town option to consider for your B&B getaway is the Mansion At Maple Heights. This B&B is also located in the city of Pittsburgh and is a good option if you don’t have a car or have time to take a scenic drive. This B&B has six renovated suites in a home that was built in 1903 for a prominent Pittsburgh businessman. It’s located in the Shadyside neighborhood and offers packages and extras like an in-room massage for couples and romance packages that include roses, chocolates, while the master bedroom suite has a Jacuzzi tub. It’s also easy to access Walnut Street with its array of local shops and restaurants.
Old Parsonage Bed & Breakfast, Leechburg
We also recommend heading out to Leechburg, which is less than an hour away from Pittsburgh and home to the Old Parsonage Bed & Breakfast. This is a charming Victorian-style B&B that has been in the Kiski Valley since 1914. Couples can enjoy a gourmet breakfast menu when they stay here, as well as high-speed Wi-Fi, Amazon and Netflix in all guest rooms, a fireplace, on-street parking, and central air conditioning. You’ll be fascinated to learn about the history of this B&B and can enjoy farm-fresh eggs, Amish roll butter, and organic milk in the mornings. Nearby couples can check out the Andy Warhol Museum or enjoy the outdoors on a fishing or canoeing excursion.
Chapel Valley Estate, Ellwood City
Another great B&B that’s perfect for a weekend of romance and is less than an hour from Pittsburgh is the Chapel Valley Estate in Ellwood City. This B&B was originally a farmhouse and then was completely renovated in 2003. It’s a charming rural destination in Western Pennsylvania and a popular wedding venue. There are five rooms here to choose from, while breakfast will make you feel like you’re in a five-star resort, and its spacious country porch is a great place to sit and relax without a care in the world.
Montgomery Mansion Bed and Breakfast, Claysville
The last B&B that we’ll mention on this list is the Montgomery Mansion Bed and Breakfast in Claysville. This B&B is less than an hour southwest of Pittsburgh and has all the comforts of home in its charming, historical setting with front and back porches and lovely bay windows. This is a popular elopement venue because the B&B handles all the details for your intimate dream wedding.