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Private Pittsburgh City Tour
"Your private guide will lay all of Pittsburgh at your feet and take you anywhere you want to go! A typical Itinerary begins with a climb up Mt. Washington on the Duquesne Incline for an unexcelled view of one of the world's most perfect city settings. Ne Pittsburgh's medical and educational center. In the time remaining you can go to the top of Schenley Park for a different vista or return to your starting point via the Monongahela Valley.About Your GuideYour guide was chosen by St. James Pal many Fortune 500 Corporations tour companies familes and individuals. He is a proud direct descendant of one of the leaders of The Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers who fought in the Battle of Homestead (1892)."""
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Private Pittsburgh City Tour
"Your private guide will lay all of Pittsburgh at your feet and take you anywhere you want to go! A typical Itinerary begins with a climb up Mt. Washington on the Duquesne Incline for an unexcelled view of one of the world's most perfect city settings. Ne Pittsburgh's medical and educational center. In the time remaining you can go to the top of Schenley Park for a different vista or return to your starting point via the Monongahela Valley.About Your GuideYour guide was chosen by St. James Pal many Fortune 500 Corporations tour companies familes and individuals. He is a proud direct descendant of one of the leaders of The Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers who fought in the Battle of Homestead (1892)."""
From $50.00
 
Private Pittsburgh City Tour
"Your private guide will lay all of Pittsburgh at your feet and take you anywhere you want to go! A typical Itinerary begins with a climb up Mt. Washington on the Duquesne Incline for an unexcelled view of one of the world's most perfect city settings. Ne Pittsburgh's medical and educational center. In the time remaining you can go to the top of Schenley Park for a different vista or return to your starting point via the Monongahela Valley.About Your GuideYour guide was chosen by St. James Pal many Fortune 500 Corporations tour companies familes and individuals. He is a proud direct descendant of one of the leaders of The Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers who fought in the Battle of Homestead (1892)."""
From $50.00

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Uber X

Taxis in Pittsburgh are deplorable. The cars are old, they smell (the cars, but sometimes the drivers too), and the drivers have no sense of etiquette towards their passengers (much like NYC, but kind...
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Gateway Clipper Shuttle

The Gateway Clipper is a fun way to get to Steelers and Pirates games (especially if you happen to be staying in the Sheraton in Station Square).The dock area is beautiful, the staff is friendly, they...
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The PAT buses

The PAT buses are not the most luxurious way to travel, however, during the day they are perfectly fine and shouldn't be dangerous (they might be a bit more sketchy late at night). Fares are 2.50 for...
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Walk the Smithfield Street Bridge

Most of the many spans across the rivers into Pittsburgh are relatively new and uninteresting concrete and arch steel structures. The most notable exception to this is the Smithfield Street Bridge,...
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Light Rail System

There is a good working light rail system that is above ground outside of downtown, but goes underground in the city. I'd like to see this system speed up a bit, in frequency of trains, speed of...
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Walk Along the Monongahela River Bank

Pittsburgh has a history of cancelled freeways, but unfortunately the Penn Lincoln Highway, US30/I-376 (as well as connecting freeways I-279, to Fort Duquesne Bridge, and I-579, to the Liberty and...
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Monongahela Incline

Walk across the venerable marine blue Smithfield Street Bridge, itself a relic of the iron age of Pittsburgh spanning the Monongahela River. Then, take caution to navigate past the heavily trafficked...
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Bridges and Tunnels and Rivers Oh My

The one thing really interesting about Pittsburgh are the number of bridges and tunnels there are in and around the city. In one article I read it said that Pittsburgh now beats out Venice, Italy as...
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Pittsburgh Airport - A Shopping Mall with Planes

Pittsburgh's Airport is huge for a city of its size. At the center of the airport's terminal is a shopping mall, with plenty of shops and restaurants to occupy your time if you get stuck with a...
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Pittsburgh Busses

In Pittsburgh, buses are free downtown within the Golden Triangle as far as Ross Street or 11th Street until 7 pm, then the fares range from $1.50 to $3.25 depending on how far you go. During special...
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have D will travel

Pittsburgh is well served by mass transit but we were on the tail end of a six month trip traveling around the US National Park system and to get all our gear from place to place, our car was the best...
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Driving in Pittsburgh

With a plethora of one-way streets, bridges, exits ramps, steep roads, rivers, tunnels, hills, and drivers making Pittsburgh lefts, the city can be difficult to drive around. To make matters worse, my...
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Parking in Pittsburgh

The general rule when parking downtown is the closer to the US Steel Tower you get, the more expensive parking will be. For example, the Mon Wharf costs just $8 per day while the Mellon Square Garage...
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Taxi

Lots of cab companies, but be sure to find which you want and have the number on hand, because taxi's don't drive around Pittsburgh looking for people, you have to call them. Also, be aware that the...
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Top Hotels in Pittsburgh

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530 William Penn Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15219, United States
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1000 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15222, United States
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614 Pressley St, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15212, United States
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107 6th Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15222, United States
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112 Washington Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15219, United States
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3454 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15213, United States
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Top Things to Do in Pittsburgh

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Mount Washington

We took the Monongahela Incline to reach the top of Mount Washington, which is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's south city area. It is known for its steep hill overlooking the Pittsburgh...
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Carnegie Museum of Natural History

I will never learn! Sorry, but there's nothing to do! I will never get acquainted with American scale. Having a day in Pittsburgh to visit a school, I used my Portuguese sense of time, size and...
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Duquesne Incline

Pittsburgh is quite an old city with a history reflected in its old neighborhoods, old buildings, old streets and a reputation for once being THE leading steel and glass producing city in the country....
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Station Square

Station Square is a great mix of restaurants (over 20!!), shops, activities and attractions located on a 50+ acre site along the Monongahela River just opposite the Golden Triangle area of Pittsburgh...
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Cathedral of Learning

The Cathedral of Learning is the centerpiece of the University of Pittsburgh's campus. Rising over 500 feet tall, with 42 floors, it is the second-tallest academic building in the world. It houses a...
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Andy Warhol Museum

To many, the name Andy Warhol is synonymous with the popular 1960s Pop Art movement! And indeed, he was one of the most influential artists of his time. His artwork, as well as he himself, has stood...
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Top 5 Pittsburgh Writers

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"PITTSBURGH--Cultural, Sports Crazy, Riverside City"
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Ewingjr98

"A Fourth Stanley Cup"
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starship

"Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania"
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Rabbityama

"Beautiful and Historical Pittsburgh"
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"My "O"riginal home town..."
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