Travel the 18 miles to the city centre quickly and easily, and enjoy the freedom that your own transport brings.
Top Sights in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh itself has plenty on offer. Visit the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, take a trip on the Monongahela Incline Tram and relax at Phipps Conservatory. The Heinz History Centre is another major history museum and attraction in Pennsylvania that you should not miss.
Pay a visit to the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium. It is one of only six major zoo and aquarium combinations in the USA. Set over 77 acres of park land, it exhibits more than 4,000 animals representing some 475 species, including 20 threatened or endangered species.
The National Aviary is a similar attraction situated in Pittsburgh. The largest aviary in the USA, it’s home to some 600 animals from across 200 species.
Be sure to take your camera if you visit the Cathedral of Learning in Pittsburgh and centrepiece of the University of Pittsburgh's main campus. The views from the top of the building are stunning and the interior of this landmark structure also offers plenty to marvel at.
Day Trips From Pittsburgh
Explore what Pennsylvania has to offer, from the city of Philadelphia to the other major towns of Allentown and Harrisburg. They offer plenty of attractions and sights ranging from the Hershey Theme Park which is near to Harrisburg, to the history of the American Revolution and Independence located in Philadelphia.
Travel to the huge Allegheny National Forest for a wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. See the reservoir and dam and perhaps camp here for a few nights.
Take a trip to Raccoon Creek State Park, less than a one hour drive away. Enjoy the 101-acre Raccoon Lake and hire a boat or explore the remainder of the park on foot.