The Two-Day Best of Pittsburgh

Although a thorough exploration of Pittsburgh and its environs would require at least a week, the city is compact enough that its most important sights and activities can be experienced easily in two days. This itinerary assumes a Saturday-morning arrival in Pittsburgh, but with the exception of a visit to the Strip District, which is at its best on Saturday mornings, all the activities below can easily be shuffled around at will.

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My Favorite U.S. City: Pittsburgh, PA

No matter what any über-enthusiastic Pittsburgh booster tries to tell you, Steel City is most certainly not New York, and it never will be. And to Dan Eldridge, that’s a good thing. Pittsburgh has actually managed to hang on to its very individualistic identity, and because of that, a visit to Pittsburgh is completely unlike a visit to Buffalo, or Baltimore, or Boston.

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