No matter how many kids or their ages, parents need some alone time together. 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. Parents can come into the city and stay at hotel that offers romantic packages or travel right outside of the city to Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater or relax at Seven Springs.

Omni William Penn Hotel Pittsburgh (Credit: Diane Straka)

Omni William Penn Hotel
530 William Penn Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 281-7100

The historic Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh has a Retreat to Romance package. The package includes enjoying a bottle of Chandon Sparkling Wine, romantic turn down service, a $100 cuisine and cocktail credit and late check-out, all specially arranged by Cupid the concierge. The package is available until December 30, 2014. Some additional amenities the historic hotel offers are a traditional afternoon tea service, 24-hour fitness center, WiFi Internet service and multiple restaurant outlets in the hotel. It is also only one of the hotels in Pittsburgh that has a speakeasy.

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Photo Credit: Diane Straka

Fairmont Pittsburgh
510 Market St.
Pittsburgh PA 15222
(412) 773-8800

The LEED certified Fairmont has a Romance package that is available year round. The package includes overnight accommodations, valet parking and champagne and house-made truffles. For the romantic getaway, the Fairmont will do what it can to make the rendezvous unforgettable. The hotel is centered in the downtown business district and has breathtaking views of the city and Mount Washington. The Fairmont Pittsburgh is the only hotel in the city that is a Four Diamond LEED certified hotel, which certifies the construction and design of having high performance in key areas of human and environmental health.

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Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel
107 6th St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 562-1200

The Renaissance Pittsburgh Hotel has a Romantic Weekend Getaway package. The package includes an executive corner king guest room with one king-sized bed, a spectacular view of the Allegheny River, breakfast for two and one bottle of segura aria champagne delivered to your room. The offer is available until December 31, 2014. The concierge service wants to ensure that guests are offered their discovery to romance with this weekend getaway.

1491 Mill Run Road
Mill Run, PA 15464
(724) 329-8501

The Fallingwater is a natural historical landmark designed by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright for the Kaufmann family. It is a house that doesn’t even appear to stand on solid ground, but instead stretches out over a 30-foot waterfall. In this getaway, tours are available of this picturesque place and lodging is available at hotels in walking distance. The tour offers experiencing Fallingwater like the a Kaufmann in the mountains southeast of Pittsburgh.

Seven Springs
777 Waterwheel Drive
Seven Springs, PA 15622
(800) 452-2223

Seven Springs is for getaway adventure. It offers area attractions and special events packages. Area attractions include whitewater rafting. The special events packages include events being held for that month. The location is an adventurous and relaxing getaway with golfing, canopy tours and outside adventures, shooting, dining and spas. During ski season, the slopes are open as well.

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