Pittsburgh City Travel Guide

Pittsburgh City Travel Guide

The Pittsburgh air is getting chilly, but that doesn’t mean our energy is cooling down! Winter is a great time in Pittsburgh and Its Countryside, from skiing and ice skating to football and hockey to Broadway shows and exciting exhibitions.

Travel into the countryside for down-home winter fun. The trails through McConnell’s Mill State Park provide the perfect setting for cross country skiing or a fun winter hike. Or, get snowed in at one of the countryside’s Bed and Breakfasts for a warm getaway. Back in the city, take advantage of the great theater that winter always offers. From spectacular ballets to Broadway’s very best, the Cultural District provides blocks and blocks of exciting entertainment—14 to be exact! So what are you waiting for? Warm up in Pittsburgh and Its Countryside this winter!

Pittsburgh’s monumental history helped shape the nation we know. Its history museums showcase the events and people who have led us to the modern day. Sites throughout the city and its neighboring areas weave stories of moments and times that will leave you breathless. Tour the sites and visit the museums and you’ll come to appreciate the Pittsburgh of the past.

At 137 years old, The Original Oyster House is Pittsburgh’s oldest bar and restaurant. Located in the heart of downtowns Market Square, near the courts and just across the river from the new stadiums, the unique tavern has been designated by the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation.

The Capital Grille rich African mahogany paneling and warm lighting from one-of-a-kind art deco chandeliers set the tone for a comfortably elegant evening. Our impressive menu of nationally renowned dry aged steaks and the freshest of seafood will ignite your culinary imagination as our award-winning wine list of more than 5,000 bottles awakens your inner sommelier.

Monterey Bay Fish Grotto is more than a meal, it’s an experience. You’ll marvel as soon as you walk in thanks to the mesmerizing view of Pittsburgh offered here. It only gets better from there, as this Pittsburgh restaurant uses only the finest local ingredients.

Start off with the Oysters Rockefeller or calamari. Next, sink your teeth into one of their fresh fish selections, such as halibut or sea bass. They also offer several different juicy steaks and tender chicken. End your night with a tempting dessert, such as the peanut butter cheesecake or vanilla bean crème brûlée.

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