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Pittsburgh

Part of the former Rust Belt and once known for its production of a large part of the nation’s steel supply, Pittsburgh is one of the most economically stable cities in the U.S. It has historically been one of the nation’s most diverse cities as well, with European immigrants arriving via Ellis Island to work in the steel factories and many African Americans migrating northward during the Great Migration of the early 20th century. Many neighborhoods are still rich in ethnic character, including German, Italian, Polish, African American and Jewish. Pittsburgh is also rich in cultural attractions, thanks to the wealthy business men like Andrew Carnegie who donated large amounts of money in the city’s manufacturing heyday. The Carnegie Museum of Art and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History are worth a visit, as well as the Pittsburgh Zoo. For sports enthusiasts, the city is home to the world champion Pittsburgh Steelers.


What to Do in Pittsburgh

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Andy Warhol Museum
The Andy Warhol Museum is considered to be the biggest museum in the USA dedicated to a sole visual artist. The museum houses the largest permanent collection...
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Your price: $60
August Wilson Center
The August Wilson Center for African American Culture is a nonprofit organization for the arts. It showcases visual and performing arts programs that...
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Birdsfoot
The Birdsfoot Golf Club got its name from the birds foot trefoil which you can find all throughout the golf course. It is situated as part of the Buffalo...
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Carnegie Science Center
The Carnegie Science Center opened in 1991 and is conveniently situated in the Chateau neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Its history dates back...
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Your price: $35.9
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh was established in 1983 in the old Allegheny Post Office. Its location is in the North of Pittsburgh, formerly known...
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Your price: $50
Fort Pitt Museum
The Fort Pitt Museum is situated in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania and is being administered by the Senator John Heinz History Center. It is...
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Frick Art & Historical Center
The Frick Art & Historical Center is a group of historical buildings and museums. It provides a great presentation of the life and times of the industrialist...
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Frick Park
The Frick Park is a municipal park considered to be the largest in Pittsburgh and stands as one of the four large historic parks in the city. It got its...
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Fun Fore All
Pittsburghs BEST boat bumping, go-kart racing, baseball hitting, putt-putt golfing, arcade gaming, wall climbing, family fun-ing place to be!...
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Hail to Pitt
The Hail to Pitt is the fight song most traditionally celebrated by the University of Pittsburgh. The fight song is also commonly known plainly as the...
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Heinz History Center
The Heinz History Center is the biggest history museum in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is a partner of the Vatican and an affiliate of the Smithsonian...
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Microsoft Visitors Center
The Microsoft Visitors Center will surround you with sounds, sights and demonstrations that will make you realize your greatest potential through the marvelous...
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National Aviary
The National Aviary is the only independent indoor nonprofit aviary in the USA. It is also considered to be the biggest aviary in the USA and the only...
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Your price: $26
Phipps Conservatory
The Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens were established in 1893 by the real estate and steel magnate, Henry Phipps. It was a gift to city of Pittsburgh...
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Your price: $58
Pittsburgh Steelers
The Pittsburgh Steelers is a professional football team. It plays in the National Football League of the North Division of the American Football Conference....
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Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
The Pittsburgh Zoo opened to the public on June 14, 1898. It is one of the only six major aquarium and zoo combinations operating in the USA. The zoo...
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Your price: $28
Sandcastle Waterpark
The Sandcastle Waterpark sits on a 67 acre piece of land which is located along the banks of the Monongahela River. The owner of the Sandcaslte Waterpark...
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Your price: $107.96
Soldiers & Sailors
The Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum was architecturally designed by Henry Hornbostel in 1907 and was dedicated in 1910. It is considered to be...
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Station Square
The Statio Square is an entertainment complex with indoor and outdoor shopping and dining. It covers an area of 52 acres with a retail space of 275,000...
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The Duquesne Incline
The Duquesne Incline is an originally steam powered inclined plane railroad or funicular which is located near the scaling of Mt. Washington and the neighborhood...
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The ToonSeum
The ToonSeum is a museum dedicated to cartoons in artistic form situated in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is one of the only three museums devoted to cartoon...
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