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Pittsburgh Mt. Washington Tours and Activities

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Pittsburgh Mt. Washington
Aside from being one of the most visited neighborhoods in Pittsburgh, Mt. Washington offers some of the best views of the city skyline, having been named one of the most beautiful vistas in America. Rows of charming homes and Shiloh Street, the main district of shops, bars, restaurants, and boutiques also draw many to the area. Several of the restaurants offer an upscale ambiance with incredible views of the city and the three surrounding countryside and rivers. It is one of the premier neighborhoods in Pittsburgh.

The mountain was once the home of many various coal mines, earning it the nickname of “Coal Mountain.” Grandview Avenue runs the length of the hill with four outlook decks in between homes and restaurants. At the edge of the mountain you’ll find the bronze statue of George Washington and Seneca leader Guyasuta staring at one another, marking the area’s history. Also be sure to check out the library and the city’s newest park, Emerald View, which feels worlds away from the city. 

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Mount Washington is located directly across the Monongahela River from downtown Pittsburg. It has an overlook 450 feet above the city. Many visitors take the Duquesne Incline to the top of the mountain to access the viewpoint. To get there by driving, take the PJ McArdle Roadway from the south end of the Liberty Bridge.
Address: Mt Washington, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, USA
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Essential Pittsburgh Experience - The One Tour to Take

Essential Pittsburgh Experience - The One Tour to Take

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Enjoy a private introduction to downtown Pittsburgh on this guided tour in and around the ‘Steel City.’ Begin with a trip to the top of Mount Washington via the iconic Duquesne Incline for a stellar, bird’s-eye view of Pittsburgh and the surrounding area. Then explore the popular North Shore, home to football’s Steelers, baseball’s Pirates and a variety of entertainment venues. Finally, cross the Allegany River toward downtown to see Pittsburgh’s Cultural District as well as the neighborhood of Oakland, home to the University of Pittsburgh. Hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 2 hours
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HOP ON-HOP OFF TOUR PASS- All Day Tour Pass

HOP ON-HOP OFF TOUR PASS- All Day Tour Pass

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Explore Pittsburgh in a flexible, comprehensive way on a hop-on hop-off bus tour. Cover 21 stops that include all of the city's highlights, stepping off the bus to explore further on your own whenever you like. Listen to commentary on board the bus that addresses the architecture, history, art, and culture of Pittsburgh.
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  • 2 hours
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