Located in Northwestern Pennsylvania, along the Ohio border, Mercer County is home to name-brand outlets, boutiques and unique specialty stores for shoppers. The area is also known for its more than 25 challenging golf courses of inspired design.
Looking for an awesome summer getaway experience that’s not so far from home? Check out Washington County, Pa.!
Grab your paddle and strap on your life preserver; here are the best rafting and tubing adventures near Pittsburgh.
There’s no time like the present to get out and enjoy all the things that make summer special. Here are some of the best weekend getaways in the Pittsburgh area.
Here are the best day trips for under $100 in the Pittsburgh area.
Whether you’re a seasoned paintball veteran or looking to get your first taste of paintball bruises, the venues on this list are among the best in the tri-state area. Here are the best paintball arenas near Pittsburgh.
Luckily, there are a number of freshwater alternatives close to home. Blow up your beach ball, bring the sunscreen and pack the beach blankets, here are the best public beaches and reservoirs to spend a summer day in Pittsburgh.
Saddle up — here are the best the places in Pittsburgh to go horseback riding.
If the prospect of joining a gym sends chills up your spine or the idea of committing to a long term membership contract is not your style, then check out some of the places on this list. Here are the best budget fitness classes in Pittsburgh.
Whether it’s on two wheels or four, few sensations are as satisfying as throwing up dust or mud or gravel on a trail through the mountains and mud puddles of Western PA. For those that revel in off road adventures, here are the best places for off-roading near Pitttsburgh.
You won’t be hard-pressed to find dozens of wilderness, camping and nature exploration reality shows on television today, but don’t let the fun and adventure fool you. Venturing out into the wilderness is rather difficult if not done properly, and the participants on these shows have entire crews of people to turn to if the going gets rough. CBS Local spoke to Christopher Fenn, local wilderness aficionado and expert hunter, to glean the five top tips to bear in mind when planning your first – or next – camping excursion.
If the wilderness fascinates you but you aren’t too keen on properly roughing it, check out these five places to experience nature without, ahem, substituting leaves for TP. Read on to learn about the best nature reserves, state parks and retreats with lovely accommodations for both the ruffian and pampered soul within us all.
Bob McKinney is a lucky man, you can tell just by speaking to him. His passions include bicycles, the city of Pittsburgh, and the Iron City Bikes shop that he owns and operates in the Oakland area of town. He was gracious enough to share some of his favorite spots around the city to ride.
There are a number of ways to experience soaring through air well within the city limits. For those with an adventurous spirit and without a fear of heights, here are the best flying adventures in Pittsburgh.
Just in time for the spring riding season, here are the best bike repair shops in Pittsburgh.
Check out the best beaches in America.
Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.
Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.
National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.
Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.
The Pittsburgh Marathon debuted a new course for 2011. Despite the rain, approximately 22,000 people participated in the event!