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Architecture and attitude set Pittsburgh apart, as does its surroundings. Set between the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers and the upland ridge of Mt Washington, this city has a distinctive geography; physically, it is very much defined by its mountains and rivers. While this is the main urban center for western Pennsylvania, it has avoided the economic depression of the surrounding region by investing in 'meds and eds' – hospitals and universities – buttressing its economy with expansive intellectual energy.


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$75 Tours & Sightseeing

Pittsburgh, North Shore and Oakland Private Guided Tour

Your private guide will lay all of Pittsburgh at your feet and take you anywhere you want to go! A typical Itinerary begins with a climb up Mt. Washington on the Duquesne Incline for an unexcelled view of one of the world's most perfect city settings. Next you'll open Pittsburgh's Front Door and stop on the North Shore at the Fred Rogers Statue for a view of the world's second tallest fountain and a drive past the home of the Pirates and the Steelers who made Pittsburgh the "City of Champions". Crossing the Allegheny River you'll enter Pittsburgh's Cultural Disrtrict before stopping at the "Tomb of the Unknown Bowler" at PPG Place. Passing through Downtown Pittsburgh you'll see the sights and hear stories of what was once the world's third richest city. Then it's on to Oakland, Pittsburgh's medical and educational center. In the time remaining you can go to the top of Schenley Park for a different vista or return to your starting point via the Monongahela Valley.About Your GuideYour guide was chosen by St. James Palace to escort the future King of England and has provided Guide Service to The White House, many Fortune 500 Corporations, tour companies, familes, and individuals. He is a proud direct descendant of one of the leaders of The Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers who fought in the Battle of Homestead (1892).

$32.49 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Hard Rock Cafe Pittsburgh

Back in 1971, Americans Isaac Tigrett and Peter Morton opened the first Hard Rock Cafe in London. Their landlord didn’t think they could pull it off, so he granted them a three-month lease. How wrong that landlord was. Today, the franchise - which includes cafes, casinos and hotels - can be found in more than 63 countries. The franchise owns the world's greatest collection of music memorabilia, and you can see it on display at its locations around the globe. Enjoy a prix-fixe menu at the Hard Rock Cafe in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Each meal comes with a dessert and your choice of tea, coffee or soda. See the Sample Menu below for entrée options.Sample Menu Please note: All meal options come with a dessert and your choice of coffee, tea or sodaBLUE GRASSChoice of Main Course: Hard Rock's Cheeseburger or Bacon Cheeseburger with fries Honey Mustard Grilled Chicken Sandwich with fries Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwich with fries Classic Chicken Caesar Salad Pasta with Marinara Sauce topped with fresh herbs and Parmesan cheese. Served with garlic toast HIP HOPChoice of Main Course: Legendary Premium-Sized Angus Beef Cheeseburger or Bacon Cheeseburger with fries Twisted Mac, Chicken & Cheese Classic Chicken Caesar Salad Tupelo Chicken Tenders with fries Barbecue Pulled Pork Sandwich with fries JAZZChoice of Main Course, house salad and dessert: Full Rack of Hickory Smoked Pork Ribs with fries, cowboy beans and citrus coleslaw Legendary Premium-Sized Angus Beef Cheeseburger or Bacon Cheeseburger with fries New York strip steak (12 oz) with mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetable Grilled Norwegian salmon (8 oz) with mashed potatoes and seasonal vegetable Barbecue chicken with fries, cowboy beans and citrus coleslaw Twisted Mac, Chicken & Cheese Below menu options will be available from April 1 2017:ACOUSTIC Main entrée: Choice of any Hard Rock signature burger, hickory smokehouse sandwich or Texan, entrée salad or sandwich from the menu* Choice soft drink, coffee or tea Chef’s Dessert *Restrictions apply ELECTRICChoice of main course, soft drink and dessert: Steak, chicken or shrimp fajitas Grilled salmon Any Hard Rock signature burger or sandwich Smokehouse hickory chicken, ribs or duo patter Twisted Mac, chicken and cheese Please note: menu items are subject to change without notice.

$99 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Pittsburgh Brewery Tour with Lunch or Dinner

Get to know Pittsburgh's thriving beer scene on these guided daytime and evening brewery tours. Chat with our tour guide beer expert and learn about the equipment used to make beer, the brewing process and, of course, what all the different kinds of beer taste like — at least 15 to 20 of them, in fact. Meet the expert beer guide and the rest of the tour group at 112 Washington Place, at the valet of the Marriott Center City. Learn from the guide about the beer-making process and what to expect during this inside look at four different Pittsburgh-based breweries. This 5-hour tour is perfect for beer beginners, aficionados and home-based brewers alike. Also, find out what foods pair well with different styles of beer on either the daytime (lunch) or evening (dinner) tour.  Stops may include the Couch, Strange Roots, Penn brew, Hop Farm, and more! This tour combines humor, history, education, and good food to help explore Pittsburgh's celebrated beers and breweries. Relax with round trip transportation and a full afternoon of tastings on the ultimate brew tour experience.

$60 Private & Custom Tours

Pittsburgh Private Tours

There are so many fascinating parts of the city that you’ll probably miss out on without a private guide to show you. You’ll see it all and have a blast spending time with a local Pittsburgher.  Leave the GPS and stress at home and be guided around by a local who will show you all the best spots. You'll be contacted after booking to work out the departure time, discuss any customizations to the tour you want to make and so I can answer any questions you may have.  InclusionsPrivate tourLocal guideVehicular transportation with air conditioning/heatingWater bottle for each participantPick-up and drop-off at accommodationParking costs during tourExclusionsFoodRound trip ticket for Duquesne Incline ($5/person)

$12 Tours & Sightseeing

Let's Roam Pittsburgh Scavenger Hunt

This is a self-led scavenger race that sends friends and family members capering around town to solve clues, participate in memorable photo challenges, and explore! Unlike other city-wide excursions, this one unshackles racers from the tyranny of official start times and concrete dates - - no tour guides or reservations required! Players simply download the Let's Roam app, enter their voucher code, choose a fun character, head to the starting line, and begin the scavenger hunt whenever they've got a spare two hours. During the process, players will hear fun stories and insights about historical sites while discovering hidden gems along the way.

$350 Cultural & Theme Tours

FALLINGWATER - The Best All-Time Work of American Architecture -AIA

Reservations for the Tour of Fallingwater MUST be made in advance and are the responsibility of the Traveler..  There are two types of Tours available:  the In-depth Tour and the Regular Tour.  While both Tours offer an extraordinary experience, we strongly recommend the In-depth Tour.  The In-depth Tour is ideal if you desire a greater understanding of what Wright was seeking to create with his masterwork.  This Tour offers access to secondary spaces not available on the Regular Tour and lasts approximately two hours.  To enhance the experience, the number of visitors on each tour is limited and interior still photography is permitted for personal use only.  While more expensive, Travelers find it is worth every additional penny.Your departure time from Downtown Pittsburgh will be determined by the time of your reservation at Fallingwater.  After your Tour, we will travel three miles down the road for a view of the scenic Ohiopyle Falls of the Youghiogheny River.