Historic, diverse, sustainable, innovative - it's hard to describe Pittsburgh when much of what makes this destination so unforgettable must be experienced in person. CBS This Morning declared Pittsburgh one of the "six places you wouldn't think to visit, but should in 2014." Once you arrive, you'll understand why.
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So, what makes Pittsburgh worth visiting?
The city is defined by its genuine, hardworking and welcoming sense of community that has ultimately transformed it into a surprisingly beautiful and progressive American city. Here, you'll enjoy the approachability of a small town with the amenities and energy of a thriving metropolis.
Whether you come to Pittsburgh for its rare mix of classic and contemporary architecture, downtown cultural district, family-friendly atmosphere or simply because you're curious about its reputation, you're sure to be amazed.
Here's just a sample of Pittsburgh's offerings:
• Convenient Location. Pittsburgh has been described as a city with everything just steps away. And it's true. Not only is Pittsburgh located within a 90-minute flight of nearly half the population of the U.S and Canada, many of the city's most popular attractions are just blocks from one another.
• Families Love Kidsburgh. Pittsburgh is Kidsburgh! You'll find exactly what you're looking for in this family vacation destination. Enjoy the nationally ranked Carnegie Science Center and Children's Museum of Pittsburgh. Discover the wonders of the world at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and ride up the slopes of Mt. Washington on the Duquesne Incline. Learn more about how you can save up to 50% on Pittsburgh attraction tickets.
• Pennsylvania's Culinary Epicenter. With 200+ unique downtown restaurants and more on the way, it's no surprise that Pittsburgh is quickly becoming Pennsylvania's leading culinary capital. From fresh farm-to-table selections and local specialties to internationally-inspired cuisine, you'll leave this city fully satisfied.
• Thought-Provoking Art. The flourishing Pittsburgh arts scene is not only respected by the international arts community and travelers alike, it's whole-heartedly embraced. For a wide array of contemporary, classic, eclectic and pop art, visit The Andy Warhol Museum (dedicated to the native Pittsburgher and pop art icon), Carnegie Museum of Art, Frick Art & Historical Center and the Mattress Factory.
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