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Visiting Pittsburgh for the Holidays

Visiting Pittsburgh for the Holidays

Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, native Perry Como sang the Christmas classic, “There’s No Place Like Home for the Holidays,” and having your family home for a holiday visit to Pittsburgh is one of the reasons we love this time of year so much. But Benjamin Franklin, another famous Pennsylvanian, also cautioned that, “Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.” Let’s be honest, there’s something to

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The Pittsburgh Creche

The Pittsburgh Creche

The Christmas tree at the point, department store window displays, and the decorated Nationality Rooms at the University of Pittsburgh are a few of the must-sees during the holiday season in Pittsburgh.  A new destination was added a little over a decade ago-The Pittsburgh Creche. Unveiled in 1999, The Pittsburgh Creche has quickly become a beloved Christmas observance for residents and visitors alike.  Located at

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The History of Light Up Night in Pittsburgh: Light Up Night Celebrates Its 55th Anniversary

The History of Light Up Night in Pittsburgh: Light Up Night Celebrates Its 55th Anniversary

At more than five decades old, Pittsburgh’s Light Up Night is looking more beautiful and luminous than ever. This year, Light Up Night celebrates its 55th birthday on Friday, November 20, with its customary tree-lighting ceremonies and fireworks that kick off the holiday season. Light Up Night wasn’t always held in winter in honor of the Christmas season, and technically, it isn’t really 55 years

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PNC Park: America’s Most Beautiful Park is Worth a Road Trip

PNC Park: America's Most Beautiful Park is Worth a Road Trip

PNC Park, the new home of the Pittsburgh Pirates, opened to rave reviews in 2001, and is still regarded as one of Major League Baseball’s premier fields.  PNC is the fifth home of the Pirates.  It combines the charm of Forbes Field, the team’s third home, with the scenic riverside location on the North Side of an even earlier venue, Exposition Park. After touring all

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The Great Allegheny Passage

The Great Allegheny Passage

When the pioneers pressed westward settling the country, some of the greatest obstacles they faced were the Allegheny Mountains.  Although not as steep and foreboding as the Rocky Mountains that settlers would later encounter as the nation grew and expanded, the older, thickly forested Allegheny Mountains of the mid-Atlantic posed problems for explorers, merchants, and homesteaders.  Centuries later, they still are formidable, but you can

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The Walking, Magical Mystery Scavenger Tour of Pittsburgh

The Walking, Magical Mystery Scavenger Tour of Pittsburgh

Popular Pittsburgh is often asked, “What sights should I see in downtown Pittsburgh?” Rather than giving you some boring, run-of-the-mill list of landmarks, we thought we’d make it fun for you to explore the city on your own. Therefore, we created what we like to call our Walking, Magical Mystery Scavenger Tour of Pittsburgh. Unlike a traditional scavenger hunt where you collect items from the

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The Duquesne Incline: A Ride Back in Time

The Duquesne Incline: A Ride Back in Time

In the movie Back to the Future, teenager Marty McFly goes back in time by way of a souped-up DeLorean and the help of an eccentric scientist.  But you don’t need an old sports car or the assistance of Doc Brown to go back in time.  All you need is a visit to Pittsburgh’s Duquesne Incline. The Duquesne Incline, located at 1197 West Carson Street

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Attractions in and Around Pittsburgh

Attractions in and Around Pittsburgh

Museums Andy Warhol Museum Carnegie Museum of Art Carnegie Museum of Natural History Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh Carnegie Science Center and SportsWorks Fort Pitt Museum Frick Art & Historical Center Mattress Factory & Art Museum Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh History Center Soldiers & Sailors Museum and Memorial Drake Well Museum and Park The Jimmy Stewart Museum, Indiana, PA Johnstown Flood National Memorial Meadowcroft Museum of

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Attractions Nearby Pittsburgh

Attractions Nearby Pittsburgh

Museums Drake Well Museum and Park The Jimmy Stewart Museum, Indiana, PA Johnstown Flood National Memorial Meadowcroft Museum of Rural Life Pennsylvania Trolley Museum, Washington, PA Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art Western PA Model Railroad Museum, Gibsonia, PA West Overton Museum, Scottdale, PA Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg, PA Historical Sites Bushy Run Battlefield, Jeannette, PA Fort Ligonier, Ligonier, PA Fort Necessity, Farmington, PA

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Pittsburgh: Bursting with Bridges

Pittsburgh: Bursting with Bridges

When a city is located on a river, you expect to find several bridges spanning the waterway.  When that city is Pittsburgh, however, you find more than several bridges, but a seemingly innumerable amount of them.  Pittsburgh is bursting with bridges.  The area’s topography is exceptional.  The city is nestled in the steep hills of western Pennsylvania and situated at the confluence of the Allegheny

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