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Best Weekend Getaways In The Pittsburgh Area

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.

07/13/2013

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Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The Pittsburgh Area

Here are the best day trips for under $100 in the Pittsburgh area.

06/29/2013

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Best Paintball Arenas Near Pittsburgh

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.

06/22/2013

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Best Public Beaches & Reservoirs To Spend A Summer Day In 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.

06/08/2013

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Best Places For Horseback Riding In Pittsburgh

Saddle up — here are the best the places in Pittsburgh to go horseback riding.

06/01/2013

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Best Budget Fitness Classes In Pittsburgh

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.

05/18/2013

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Best Places For Off-Roading Near 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.

05/11/2013

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Ask A Pittsburgh Outdoorsman: Packing List For Your Next Campout

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.

04/27/2013

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Out In Style: Most Comfortable Wilderness Retreats In Pittsburgh

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.

04/20/2013

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Ask An Expert: Best Bike Rides In Pittsburgh

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.

04/06/2013

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Best Flying Adventures In Pittsburgh

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.

03/30/2013

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Best Bike Repair In Pittsburgh

Just in time for the spring riding season, here are the best bike repair shops in Pittsburgh.

03/23/2013

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Top 5 Places To Visit In Mercer County This Spring

Kick off the spring season with an awesome getaway experience in Mercer County, Pa. Our area is home to world-renowned shopping destinations, top-ranked golf courses, award-winning accommodations, the scenic Amish countryside and more.

03/16/2013

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Best Places To See Flowers This Spring In Pittsburgh

Whether it’s wildflowers growing in the city’s parks or the dazzling varieties of flowers that fill the area’s botanical gardens, if it’s the best places to see flowers this spring in Pittsburgh that interests you, then look no further.

03/09/2013

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Best Ways To Take Advantage Of The Last Of The Winter In Pittsburgh

While the promise of spring is hopefully close, many Pittsburghers find it best to celebrate winter until “April showers officially give way to May flowers.” Here are the best ways to celebrate the last few weeks of winter in Pittsburgh.

03/02/2013

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The Ice Of Antarctica

Antarctica, the coldest place on Earth, is feeling the effects of global warming. See the view from the bottom of the Earth.

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The Animals Of Antarctica

Antarctica is the most inhospitable place on Earth. Certain creatures survive there, though global warming can threaten their natural habitats.

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Our Country’s National Parks

National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.

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Most Romantic Cities In The World

Take an enchanting trip for Valentine’s Day. Tour the world’s most romantic cities, in photos.

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Pittsburgh Marathon In Photos

The Pittsburgh Marathon debuted a new course for 2011. Despite the rain, approximately 22,000 people participated in the event!

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