Travel & Outdoors
In western Pennsylvania, there are few better ways to beat the heat than aboard a whitewater raft along the state’s numerous rivers. In fact, the region offers some of the best white water rafting near Pittsburgh. Here are five of the best Pittsburgh has to offer.
The Fourth of July marks the middle of summer and a day of picnics, fireworks and parades to celebrate our nation’s birthday. If you are looking for a great Fourth of July event this year, here are some fun celebrations throughout Pittsburgh.
Taking a day trip from Pittsburgh is a fun and exceptional time. There is plenty of great scenery throughout the western PA area so be sure to take along a camera and a pair of binoculars.
Memorial Day in Pittsburgh represents a great time for the residents and visitors. For those of you that want to have a special getaway during the time of the events, the following places will give you quite a bit in terms of relaxation, as well as a tremendous amount of fun. Getting away near Pittsburgh is a fantastic time filled with great people, places and scenery making it a trip that will definitely be worth your time and money.
Few summertime endeavors are as simple and enjoyable as a picnic, and Pittsburgh’s picnics are limited only by the imagination. Whether your style is PB&J sandwiches with your favorite pooch, or smoked salmon and chardonnay packed carefully into a wicker basket, the spots on this list provide the perfect backdrop for those sun-soaked summer get togethers.
Pittsburgh has long been known for its work in major motion pictures, and television shows. Take its famous turn in the cult classic Night of the Living Dead, shot in 1968, in and around Monroeville Mall. Most recently, however, Hollywood has been taking notice of Pittsburgh for its affordability, breathtaking architecture, and affable residents. Since 1919, nearly 150 movies have been filmed in the Steel City, with 35 occurring in the last five years. This list includes the most memorable, some of which are critically-acclaimed, projects from the last decade.
You’re coming in from out-of-town and you’ve heard amazing things about Pittsburgh’s historic nighttime skyline – perhaps you even glimpsed a view of this fabled beauty as you exited from the Ft. Pitt Tunnels. Obviously, you’re going to want a room that affords ample view of all of downtown Pittsburgh, and this is the list that’ll lead you directly to those amenities.
When tourists visit Pittsburgh, only the most prolific museums are on their radar – however, were you aware that Pittsburgh is home to a bevy of underrated, incredible museums dedicated to the history and eccentricities of this beautiful metropolis?
The history, architecture and the fans are what make going to a baseball game an exciting adventure. All of these factor into what helps some of these stadiums make the must-see lists for all baseball fans.
Read on for five of the most breathtaking and historic national parks to visit for recreation and relaxation during this impending spring.
Spring break is scheduled for most schools in the month of March and downtown Pittsburgh has many events to satisfy your interests during this time. Here are five reasons to visit Pittsburgh during spring break.
Pack up the car and your suitcases and treat the whole family to a spring break vacation at one of these five destinations considered the best for Pittsburgh families.
The snow is melting and you’re just itching to get out of your house, condo or apartment. Read this list, jump in the car and head for one of these destinations that will cure you of your winter ills.
Whether you’re in need of a place to crash for your weeklong trip, or just somewhere to pamper yourself for the night, check out one of these five hotels and gaze into timeless elegance.
Whether you’re looking to get fit, shed some holiday weight or get out and experience the city’s beautiful surroundings, there’s no better time than now to start training for these upcoming spring 2015 races.