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Pittsburgh Travel Guide Pennsylvania - Located in the western part of Pennsylvania, you will find the fabulous city of Pittsburgh, which is often referred to the Steel City. Besides offering one of the top medical schools in the country (University of Pittsburgh), there is an assortment of exciting attractions and activities to enjoy when visiting the city. Planning an itinerary to this exciting city is just as fun as actually touring the ins and outs of this interesting and satisfying destination.

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Just like with any trip or vacation, you will need a place to lay your head when taking a break from all of the travel excitement. In Pittsburgh, there are plenty of hotels to consider when booking a room throughout the city. Pittsburgh hotels accommodate a wide-range of budgets, whether you are looking for a bargain or wish to spend your nights in luxury. For those considering an inexpensive stay, the Travel Inn, Red Roof Inn Airport, Days Inn, and Econo Lodge are just some of the establishments to look into.

When it comes to planning a trip to Pittsburgh, you will find a multitude of sights and events to participate in upon your arrival. Enjoy a night filled with cultural expression? The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall provides lovely musical presentations. Fancy a visit to a Pittsburgh museum or two? Great art awaits your arrival at the well-known and respected Carnegie Museum of Art. This is where pieces of art created by the likes of Van Gogh and Monet can be found. Sporting fans have also taken a liking to the many athletic teams situated in the city, including the recent Super Bowl champs, the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Additional tourist attractions in Pittsburgh to consider paying a visit to may include the Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium; Point State Park; Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens; and the Stephen Foster Memorial. You also never know what type of festivals or events will be held during your trip. Locating the nearest visitor center can alert you to the types of activities and attractions you may enjoy.

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Pittsburgh Interesting Facts

  • Pittsburgh is centrally located – it is within 500 miles of more than half of the U.S. Population.
  • Clothing, groceries, and specialty foods are tax-free in Pittshburgh.
  • The first simultaneous heart, liver and kidney transplant was done at Presbyterian-University Hospital.
  • The first night game in World Series history was game 4 in 1971 in Pittsburgh.
  • The McDonald’s Big Mac was test marketed in three Pittsburgh-area McDonald’s restaurants in 1967.
  • Pittsburgh’s Civic Arena boasts the world’s first auditorium with a retractable roof.
  • Hugh J. Ward first came up with the concept of bingo in Pittsburgh.
  • Pittsburgh was home to the first U.S. Commercial Radio Station in 1920.
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Pittsburgh Hotels

You can book a hotel in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania here online. You can receive up to 70% discount for online Pittsburgh hotel reservations.
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Pittsburgh Map

Pittsburgh Map You can find an interactive street map for Pittsburgh Pennsylvania here. You can pan around the street map to find any location you need to in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh Weather

Pittsburgh WeatherWhy not check out the weather forcast in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. You can watch a live weather forcast for Pittsburgh to help you plan your vacation.

Pittsburgh Photos

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