Pittsburgh Attractions

Pittsburgh AttractionsPittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a beautiful city any time of the year, but the warmer months of spring, summer and fall lend themselves to greater activity. If you happen to be a person who loves winter vacations, Pittsburgh at Christmas is a an amazing sight. More people tend to shop in the downtown when the stores and the city itself are beautifully decorated for the holiday. Wintertime views of the Point, where three rivers meet, in all of its glamorous lighting are scenes that create wonderful memories of Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh Attractions:
Travel the Mount Washington Incline on an historical tram. When reaching the observation deck above, you will be able to see out and across the city, see the Point and view the three rivers; the Monongahela, the Allegheny and the Ohio Rivers. It is suggested that this particular view is one of the more spectacular views across the entire United States.

The Gateway Clipper Fleet is known for its history, its trips along the three rivers and the magnificent dinner cruises offered by the Fleet's five boats. The Fleet sails year around and is sure to delight you. Certain tours are classed as sight-seeing tours, some as dinner cruises and others are slated as entertainment experiences. The historic Station Square is where the Fleet docks and cruises leave. If traveling with children, The Good Ship Lollipop might be a good cruise for the entire family.

"Sporting News" awarded Pittsburgh the title of "The Best Sports City." If you are an avid sport's fan, then you will appreciate the Steelers, the Pirates and the Penquins. Playing at new stadiums coupled with entertainment centers and more, you will find much to do after the games. The Steelers have won 6 Super Bowl titles and continue to draw a lot of attention. Football and hockey are played at the nearby CONSOL Energy Center and the Pirates can be found at PNC Park.

Kennywood Amusement Park is near Pittsburgh and has some of the newest and best rides, including new roller coasters. There is also a nearby water park, the Pittsburgh Zoo, the Aviary and Phipps (flower) Conservatory that are all appropriate for your children, or "the kid in you."

Pittsburgh is the home of the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts. Residents and visitors alike enjoy the Pittsburgh Symphony, Opera and Ballet performances throughout the year. Beautiful hotels, restaurants and lounges can be found in the city and on the outskirts of Pittsburgh. Elegance, comfort and good pricing are all-inclusive of a great vacation in one of the country's most beautiful cities.