Fly with WOW air to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the city everyone is talking about! This lively American city has a small town feel and a friendly atmosphere. Also known as the "City of Bridges", Pittsburgh is a travel destination on the rise with fun attractions for the whole family to enjoy and a beautiful countryside to explore.
Pittsburgh is the second most populous city in the state of Pennsylvania with a population of just over 305.000. Fun factoid: Pittsburgh has 446 bridges (three more than Venice) and is sometimes referred to as the “City of Bridges”.
Don't miss Andy Warhol‘s iconic Campbell's soup cans at the museum dedicated to this Pittsburgh native, or soak up some culture at the Museum of Art. Hungry? Fret not. Pittsburgh will have you stuffed in no time, with Zagat naming Pittsburgh America‘s #1 food town of 2015. Try the iconic Pittsburgh sandwich with meat, cheese, coleslaw, tomatoes and fries, all stuffed inside thick Italian bread.
Shopaholics are spoiled for choice in Pittsburgh with funky boutiques, high-end fashion, malls, premium outlets and speciality stores. Check out the Strip! The Strip District is a trendy neighborhood with cool shops, cafés, bars, clubs and museums, such as Pittsburgh’s history museum which is worth checking out.
We fly to Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), which is just 9 miles (14 km) from downtown Pittsburgh.
The city of Pittsburgh is a great travel destination for the whole family. Visit the penguins at Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium, the robots at The Carnegie Science Center, which has over 250 interactive exhibits, or say hello to more than 600 exotic birds from all over the world at the The National Aviary.
There are plenty of options for all you outdoorsy types in this green Pennsylvania city and Pittsburgh is the perfect place for walking, hiking and biking with beautiful city views. The best way to view the Pittsburgh cityscape however, is by taking the Duquesne Incline (since 1877), a century old cable car, up Mt. Washington.
There are a lot of great places outside of Pittsburgh we recommend visiting. See Fallingwater, the architectural masterpiece designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in the 1930s or drive to Ohiopyle State Park and go hiking, boating or rock climbing, or just enjoy a relaxing picnic in the wilderness.
All this and more is what makes this charming university town one of the top places to visit in the world.