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Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)
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While Pittsburgh was once known as the Steel City, it is now a modern day haven for art lovers, sports enthusiasts and a burgeoning cultural district.
Welcome to Pittsburgh, a seeming pop culture dream come true. The proud home of The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh boasts artistic offerings spanning many different eras. A day trip to the countryside to explore the American Experience at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art is sure to satisfy art enthusiasts of all ages. The Carnegie Science Center features an actual submarine and a miniature railroad complete with live demonstrations. The Carnegie Museum of Art houses an impressive collection of contemporary art while the Carnegie Museum of Natural History houses a legendary dinosaur exhibit, home of the first discovered Tyrannosaurus rex. The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh offers up family fun and features numerous interactive exhibits and live performances.
No trip to Pittsburgh is complete without experiencing events NFL Steelers, MLB Pirates or NHL Penguins events. There's even a Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum at the Senator John Heinz History Center filled with artifacts and interactive exhibits devoted to athletics in the region. For outdoor enthusiasts, Pittsburgh boasts more than 1,700 acres of parks to explore in the city. Or discover the Duquesne Incline, complete with a breathtaking trip in a historic 100-year-old car taking you to an observatory deck with breathtaking views of the city.
The true taste of Pittsburgh is rooted in its "work-hard, playhard" love of hearty food and drink born of blue-collar roots. Whether it's your first time visiting or you're born and raised, The Primanti Brothers sandwich- an entire meal of meat, cheese, coleslaw and French fries stacked between two thick slices of fresh Italian bread - is a Pittsburgh staple, and will satisfy any foodie.
Take a walking tour of downtown through four neighborhoods showcasing nationally and internationally acclaimed artwork and artists. Since many of these artists were inspired by the Pittsburgh region when they created their pieces, this particular tour is a fantastic and engaging history lesson.
A plethora of world-class wineries are also at your fingertips while visiting Pittsburgh. Nearby Windgate Vineyards and Winery offers handcrafted, award-winning wines complete with a remarkable Amish-built, timber-framed building that houses the winery, tasting room, gift shop and a frontier museum. A mere 25 minutes north of Pittsburgh is The Vineyard by Mellon. This breathtaking must-see is located on top of Mellon's Mount and boasts some of the best panoramic views in Pennsylvania, complete with cozy overnight cabins.
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