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Spectacular autumn foliage will peak in Western Pennsylvania near the end of the first week in October, or during the second week. Combine your leaf-peeping with a stay in Pittsburgh. See why President Obama wanted to show-off Pittsburgh to the top 20 world leaders at the G-2- Summit late this September. Pittsburgh has been named one of the cleanest, most vibrant, humming cites in the world. Unemployment is far below the national average. The green economy is a model for clean-energy production. Don't pass up this gem!


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Just recognized again on April 25, 2007 as AMERICA'S MOST LIVABLE CITY, and on April 16, 2007 as among the TOP TEN CLEANEST CITIES IN THE WORLD, Pittsburgh shines as a city experiencing a dynamic renaissance. This energized city offers renowned cultural and recreational attractions, an extensive urban park system, a vibrant downtown, and immediate accessibility to several national and regional parks.

Some of Pittsburgh attractions and popular sites include Shadyside Shopping District, Carnegie Museum of Art and Carnegie Museum of National History, Nationality Rooms, Pittsburgh Playhouse, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Andy Warhol Museum, The Carnegie Science Center and Station Square.

Sport lovers visiting the 'City of Champions', will have the opportunity to enjoy a Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Steelers or Pittsburgh Penguins game.

Exciting things for visitors to do.  For more information including operating hours and admission fees, please visit the website listed. For a list of activities happening in and around Pittsburgh check Pittsburgh City Search and Pittsburgh Convention Center and Imagine.

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Andy Warhol Museum

117 Sandusky St
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 
(412) 237-8300

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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

4400 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 622-3114

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Carnegie Museum of Art

4400 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 622-3131

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Carnegie Music Hall

4400 Forbes Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 622-3131

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Frick Fine Arts Building

Bigelow & Clemente
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
(412) 648-2410

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The Frick Art & Historical Center"The Bulbs of Spring, Summer, and Fall"

7277 Reynolds St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
(412) 371-0600

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Carnegie Science Center

One Allegheny Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
(412) 237-3400

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Carnegie Museum of Natural History

4400 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 622.3131

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Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

6300 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15232-2922 
(412) 642-9227

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Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center

1212 Smallman St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4208
(412) 454-6000

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Soldiers & Sailors Military Museum & Memorial

4141 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 446-1010

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National Aviary

Allegheny Commons
Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5248
(412) 323-7235

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Benedum Center-Performing Arts

Once a rocking Stanley, now a brilliant Benedum
719 Liberty Ave, 
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 
(412) 456-6666

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Falling Water



(Frank Lloyd Wright)

Reservations required
(724) 329-8501

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Byham Theater

Formally known as the Fulton Theater, the Cultural Trust has helped return it to its former glory.

101 6th Ave,
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 
(412) 456-6666

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Heinz Hall

 The crown jewel of venues in the Cultural District, for good reason.
600 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 
(412) 392-4900

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The O'Reilly Theater

Pittsburgh's newest theater is also its nicest

621 Penn Ave,
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 316-1600

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Harris Theater

Quality setup and atmosphere make this a top theater for foreign and indie flicks

809 Liberty Avenue,
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 471-9700

Wood Street Galleries

This two-floor modern art gallery demonstrates an ideal use of irregular space.

601 Wood St, Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 
(412) 471-5605

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Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh    Regional History Center

1212 Smallman St. Strip District
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 454-6000

Web site

Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens"The Bulbs of Spring, Summer, and Fall"

One Schenley Park
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3830
(412) 622-6914

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Image of Duquesne Incline Car overlooking Pittsburgh's Golden Triangle  Duquesne Incline

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1220 Grandview Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15211-1204 
(412) 381-1665

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Station Square

Smithfield & Carson Streets
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 281-3145

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SouthSide Works

Visit the new SouthSide Works adjacent to the East Carson Street business district.  Shopping, dining and entertainment including the SouthSide Works cinema.
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Gateway Clipper Fleet

Located Southern Bank of the Monongahela River in historic Station Square, year round dining, dancing and touring on the Three Rivers.

350 West Station Square Drive
(Station Square)
Pittsburgh, PA  15219
(412) 355-7980

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Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium

Highland Park (east end)
(412) 665-3640

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Kayak Pittsburgh

Group tours, private lessons, special outing available with prior reservations. Call for weather and water conditions.

304 Forbes Ave, 2nd fl.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 255-0564

Web site

Just Ducky Tours

125 West Station Square Dr
Pittsburgh PA 15219

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Golden Triangle Bike & Skate Rental

1st Ave Transit Street & The Eliza Furnace Trail
Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 600-0675

Web site

Prime Outlets, Grove City 

Prime Outlets - Grove City is rated as one of the top 20 Outlet Centers in the United States by Value Retail News (August, 2005). With over 140 brand named outlets, Prime Outlets - Grove City customers realize savings from 25% - 65% off retail everyday making it a bargain shoppers paradise!     about

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