Overview Pittsburgh

Visiting Pittsburgh

Undulating with hills, this city features over 700 sets of stairs, so workout buffs are sure to come away from this former steel town with buns of steel as well. But if you’re looking for a more relaxed pace for your escape, then stroll slowly through historic riverside neighborhoods, take a ride up the Duquesne or Monogahela Inclines, or gaze at Campbell’s soup cans at the popular Warhol Museum.

Whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation in Pittsburgh. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do; browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly ... Read More
Undulating with hills, this city features over 700 sets of stairs, so workout buffs are sure to come away from this former steel town with buns of steel as well. But if you’re looking for a more relaxed pace for your escape, then stroll slowly through historic riverside neighborhoods, take a ride up the Duquesne or Monogahela Inclines, or gaze at Campbell’s soup cans at the popular Warhol Museum.

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Stories and Tips Pittsburgh

Houston-Pa. Pumpkin Festival

Written by ademir on 23 Oct, 2000

Each year, during the festivities of Halloween, you may choose to travel to Houston, Pa (Exit 11 off Rt 79 south), to view this towns pumpkin festival. I will guarantee you that you never saw so many pumpkins in your life! It is geared towards your children.…Read More


Strip District

Written by travelwriter85 on 08 Jan, 2006

Neat place with LOTS of culture! So diverse! You can find anything down there, and it's such a cool place. Night clubs and pubs/bars--it's just absolutely awesome. Wanna go dancing? NO problem--it's all in the strip district!…Read More


Station Square/Mt. Washington

Written by travelwriter85 on 08 Jan, 2006

Quaint little shops and restaurants for a nice day in downtown Pittsburgh! Take the Duquesne incline up to see Mount Washington! I recommend seeing this at night because it is SO beautiful and romantic! There's a fondue place, and Irish store, and many other things…Read More


Point State Park/ PNC park

Written by travelwriter85 on 08 Jan, 2006

Point state park is a beatiful place to relax and unwind. Signature place where the 4th of July fireworks go off and is adjacent to PNC park, the baseball field where the Pittsburgh Pirates play. Point State Park plays host to the annual art festivals…Read More


The Museum

Written by drkayes on 09 Mar, 2005

We visited the museum and truly found it fascinating. There was much in it about the history of the city. Our car broke down while we were visiting the museum, and they were very helpful when we called AAA to come and help. I love…Read More


Benedum Center for Performing Arts

Written by ademir on 04 Dec, 2000

The Benedum hosts three of the city's prestigious performing arts organizations: The Pittsburgh Opera, Civic Light Opera and Pittsburgh Ballet Theater. When a famous touring musical visits Pittsburgh, here is where you will find them. They are located at 719 Liberty Ave,located in downtown…Read More


Visiting the Burgh

Written by cjg1 on 25 Aug, 2011

Pittsburgh is a great place to getaway for the weekend. The city has plenty of attractions, bars and restaurants to appeal to any type of traveller. Pittsburgh to me usually means visiting some friends in the area, bar hopping and enjoying some good…Read More


Popular Destinations

Written by ademir on 23 Oct, 2000

They are so many things to do while in Pittsburgh.You may choose to visit the Pittsburgh Zoo to see some descendants. Just having fun. No pun intended.Seasonally, you may even care to attend Kennywood Amusement Park located in West Mifflin area.Kennywood is known…Read More


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