Travel & Outdoors
Instead of settling for a few hours at dinner or a quick movie, why not getaway for a whole night or a weekend in places near Pittsburgh? Parents looking for a quick getaway have many options in Pittsburgh.
Colors abound, the temperature becomes crisp and delightful odors permeate the air in autumn, which are just a few of the many reasons to visit this beautiful city as the summer says adieu.
First and foremost, Pittsburgh is a football town. The general goodwill and overall level of happiness of the city can be predicted by the outcome of the Steelers game on just about any given Sunday. With that in mind, here are the best fall sporting events in Pittsburgh.
Super close to the Strip District and conveniently located in close proximity to the eastern ‘burbs, Lawrenceville needs to be your next destination for a day or evening jaunt.
Need to blow off some steam after work or get some exercise this weekend? Head to one of the area’s great parks and play a game of hoops with some friends. Here are some great places to shoot some hoops or play a game or two of basketball in Pittsburgh.
You’ve saved your vacation days for what feels like an eternity, but you aren’t ready to cash in the full shabang. Consider a long weekend in one of these great, close-to-home retreats instead.
In a city known for its exceptional restaurants, the places on this list are guaranteed to leave you with a second-to-none dining experience. Here are the best restaurants in Pittsburgh worth the hype.
Pittsburgh neighborhoods each encompass a diverse and dynamic element through sports, culture and community.
For guests looking for a bit more than some pre-packaged danishes and stale coffee, the breakfasts offered at the places on this list have nothing in common with “continental.” Here are the best hotels with free breakfast in Pittsburgh.
Grab your SPF 30, a beach blanket and mindset on soaking up some Vitamin D rays. Here are the best spots in Pittsburgh for sunbathing.
Sandra C. Colaizzi, Apple Vacations Regional Sales Manager for Western Pennsylvania, shares her top five tips for traveling internationally on a budget.
Top off your well-deserved time off with a roaring bonfire, a handful of friends and great food and drink at one of the places listed here, and tuck in for an unforgettable summer night.
Have some fun in the sun with this all-inclusive guide to Idlewild and SoakZone.
Don’t stress if your finances don’t exactly allow for the getaway of a lifetime. There are plenty of entertaining, affordable and accessible destinations scattered within two hours of Pittsburgh that provide the escape you desire.
Lace up your hiking boots, strap on your essentials in a backpack and pay no mind to the sound of banjo music playing softly near the river’s edge. Here are the best summer backpacking trips in Pittsburgh.