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PittsburghUnited States of America

The Steel City shimmers with natural beauty, architectural flair and cultural panache.

Pittsburgh, often on America’s list of “most livable cities,” was built on innovations in the steel industry. That legacy can still be seen today in the downtown skyline, with its towering modern buildings.

The city is also defined by its geography. Two separate rivers — the Monongahela and the Allegheny — meet to form the Ohio River. The waterways divide the city into nearly 100 distinct neighborhoods built on and around steep, picturesque hills. For the best views of the city, trace the routes of Pittsburgh’s early immigrant miners and take the Monongahela Incline or the Duquesne Incline to the top of Mount Washington.

You’ll see that there’s a good reason Pittsburgh is known as a cultural hub of the East Coast. Steel baron Andrew Carnegie, once the richest man in the world, gave his hometown four major cultural institutions. The Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History and Carnegie Science Center are all located in the neighborhood of Oakland. Learn about another famous Pittsburgh son at the fourth Carnegie institution: The Andy Warhol Museum, located at the city’s North Shore.

Pittsburgh also offers plenty of outdoor attractions. Check out Point State Park, where the three rivers meet, or take a stroll along the tranquil wooded paths at Riverview Park. Head to the Phipps Conservatory at Schenley Park for displays of botanical splendor, or the National Aviary to encounter more than 200 species of rare and exotic birds.

If you’re traveling with children, you’ll find plenty to keep them busy and happy. The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh offers a variety of opportunities to stretch young minds while Kennywood has acres of amusement park fun.

Summer is the best time to visit Pittsburgh. The city comes alive with festivals such as the Three Rivers Arts Festival and the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix. Basing yourself in the downtown areas will give you quickest access to all the major sights and attractions. The city’s winding, narrow streets can take some getting used to, but the public buses are frequent and reliable.

Vacation Rentals in Pittsburgh

Global Luxury Suites Downtown Pittsburgh
Global Luxury Suites Downtown Pittsburgh
4 out of 5
400 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA

Located in Downtown Pittsburgh, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Allegheny County Courthouse, PPG Paints Arena and David L Lawrence Convention ...

3.9/5Good! (59 reviews)

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Reviewed on Mar. 24, 2020

Global Luxury Suites Downtown Pittsburgh
Staybridge Suites Pittsburgh-Cranberry Township
Staybridge Suites Pittsburgh-Cranberry Township
3 out of 5
915 Bush Creek Road, Warrendale, PA
The price is CA $118 per night from Nov 15 to Nov 16

Situated in Warrendale, this aparthotel is 2.7 mi (4.3 km) from UPMC Passavant - Cranberry and within 6 miles (10 km) of UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex and Cranberry ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (100 reviews)

"This is a great place to stay. Would definitely stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 12, 2020

Staybridge Suites Pittsburgh-Cranberry Township
Voyager Homestay
Voyager Homestay
640 Pleasant Ridge Rd, Pittsburgh, PA
The price is CA $297 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29

Situated in Pittsburgh, this holiday home is within 6 miles (10 km) of James Gallery, Rivers Casino and Heinz Field. Point State Park and Carnegie Science Center ...

Voyager Homestay
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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