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Visitor's Guide to Pittsburgh, PA

 

Why Pittsburgh?

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Pittsburgh Facts, Pittsburgh Firsts:
Welcome to one of the country's most delightful surprises. No longer the dirty steel town of old, Pittsburgh is now a true renaissance city - a city of modern cathedrals and Old World charms.
  Pittsburgh Photo Gallery:
A gallery of photos from around Pittsburgh including downtown shots, views from Mt. Washington, Station Square, stadium construction and Pittsburgh's rivers.
 


The Necessities

Hotels, Motels and Other Lodging:
From luxury hotels to cozy bed and breakfasts, here is everything you need to find the perfect accommodations for your stay in the greater Pittsburgh area. 
  Shopping and Services:
Get information and directions for Pittsburgh area shopping malls, grocery stores, florists, and specialty stores. Find the services you need including banks, ISPs, churches, libraries, hospitals and more.
 
Getting Here & Getting Around:
Tips for getting to and finding your way around Pittsburgh by car, train, bus, plane, boat, bike and foot. Includes a variety of transportation options, tips for getting here without getting lost, and info on sports shuttles and specialized tours.
  Best Pittsburgh Restaurants:
Whether dining in one of the region's premier restaurants or stepping out on the town, Pittsburgh sets new marks for culinary excellence and good times. Get the scoop on the hottest dining spots in da 'Burgh!


Things to Do

Pittsburgh Area Attractions:
Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania are full of wonderful things to do on long, lazy weekends, including amusement parks, museums, zoos, parks, sporting arenas and more!
  Pittsburgh Arts & Entertainment:
Performing arts, museums, galleries, festivals, fairs, and local bands for the Pittsburgh area. Find information on shows and events, get dates and times, and learn more about what Pittsburgh has to offer.
 
Family Fun in Pittsburgh:
Fun is never more than a hop and skip away in America's Fifth Best Place to Raise a Family. You won't believe what 'Kidsburgh' has to offer until you see your children talking to robots, splashing down with dolphins and digging for dinosaurs… 
  Pittsburgh Sports Teams:
Coming here for a big game? Get the latest on the Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins and Pittsburgh Riverhounds. Plus info on college and high school sports in the 'Burgh.
 
Pittsburgh Nightlife - Fun After Dark:
Where's the party? Pittsburgh has a lot of opportunities for evening entertainment including dance clubs, sports bars, comedy clubs, movies and great local bands.
  Day Trips in Western PA:
Make sure you explore the area while you are here and check out these great Western Pennsylvania parks, attractions, historical sites, drives and more within a few hours of Pittsburgh.
 
Ten Fun Things to Do in Pittsburgh:
Top ten ways to enjoy Pittsburgh and see what makes our city so special. From the Mon and Duquesne inclines to Primantis - these are the places the locals go!
  Pittsburgh Recreation Opportunities:
Get out and enjoy the beautiful western PA countryside! Whether you love biking, golf, hunting, fishing, boating, bird watching or skiing, there is something here for everyone.
 


Need Advice? Ask the Locals!

Pittsburgh Forum:
Need suggestions on where to eat or what to do while you're here? Then ask us locals for suggestions!  
  Pittsburgh Chat:
Join in one of our nightly chats - you'll probably find someone to help you out.
 

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