Pittsburgh is One of the Top Tourist Locations

According to TripAdvisor, Pittsburgh is one of the top 10 tourist destinations in the United States.

The site highlights 295 places to visit and says, “Steel and coal may have built this city, and you’ll see the names ‘Mellon’ and ‘Carnegie’ on an awful lot of things, but Pittsburgh has come a long way from its gritty, industrial past.”

What other cities made the ranking? And, is the number one location a surprise? Read the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette blog post here.

Pittsburgh – The Newest Hot Spot?

As we’ve discussed in past posts, Pittsburgh has been the focus of many news reports as the new “it” place for destinations. These aren’t just small unknown publications that have let everyone in on the secret.

The New York Times featured “36 dynamic hours” in Pittsburgh in a recent travel section article.  As we previously reported, The Washington Post suggested Pittsburgh is a great place for a road trip destination. Then, The Washington Post featured Pittsburgh’s restaurant scene. And, Eater.com agreed that Pittsburgh could be the country’s “next destination food town.”

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette took a look at all of the attention, why Pittsburgh is the hot place right now and how that could affect the future. Why Pittsburgh? Maybe you should find out for yourself.