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October 10, 2018 - October 13, 2018
**** SMALL GROUP DEPARTURE — LIMITED TO 24 PEOPLE ****
COME SEE IT FROM A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE!
From the Ferris Wheel to the Big Mac; Heinz ketchup to Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood there’s so much more to this vibrant city! Experience why the home of the Steelers, Penguins and Pirates, was recently named one of the “Best Cities” by National Geographic and the “No.1 Food City ”, by Zagat, in the United States!
STEELERS FAN OR NOT, YOU’RE GOING TO LOVE THIS CITY!
We’ll begin with a stop at the Flight 93 National Memorial & Flight 93 Memorial Chapel, notably called “a common field one day; a field of honor forever.”
Both a memorial and perpetual tribute in honor of the Heroes of Flight 93, and all others who perished September 11, 2001.
Then, it’s on to to the IRON CITY, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where it’ll be 3 Days of Nonstop FUN!
- From the hip and trendy to quiet and secluded, find out what Pittsburgh’s 90 charming & unique Neighborhoods have to offer. From the culture and friendly feel, to the rich history of the city, each neighborhood has been shaped into its own distinct personality.
- PNC Park Tour – Get a behind the scenes tour of the Press Box, Dugouts, Clubhouse & More!
- View Pittsburgh from the most perfect point of view, on a Three Rivers Fall Foliage Brunch Cruise
- Get a Taste of Pittsburgh on a unique & guided Burgh Bits and Bites Food Tour
- Senator John Heinz History Center, a Smithsonian Affiliate, is not your typical museum. Here, you’ll see how Pittsburgh changed the world! This interactive museum is loaded with FUN!
- The National Aviary This isn’t just any ordinary zoo, this is America’s premier bird zoo! Get an up-close-and-personal experience with some of North America’s most exotic birds!
- Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area Visitor Center See how the steel industry played a major role in shaping not only the economy, but also the culture and environment of the Monongahela Valley, during this inter-active visit!
- Carrie Blast Furnace Complex Towering 92 feet over the Monongahela River, Carrie Furnaces 6 and 7 are extremely rare examples of pre-World War II iron-making technology. Declared a National Historic Landmark in 2006, Carrie, as it is affectionately known, entices visitors to marvel at the scale and legacy of its industrial might. The guided Industrial Tour highlights the drama of the iron-making process – from the movement of raw materials to the tapping of the furnaces producing fiery molten iron – while sharing the stories of the site’s technology, its workers and their culture.
- Heinz Memorial Chapel Renowned for its beautiful stained-glass windows and one of the most powerful pipe organs you’ll ever hear!
- Dinner at The Grand Concourse The former Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad Station now houses a world-class restaurant, in a beautiful example of the creative reuse of space.From its inception, this restaurant has served a wide array of notable guests including Vice President Joe Biden, Michael Douglas, Col. Sanders, Terry Bradshaw, and Olivia Wilde. Several movies have also filmed scenes at The Grand Concourse, including Dogma, Promised Land, The Next Three Days, and Love & Other Drugs.
- Duquesne Incline, Overlook the city from one of only a few remaining century-old (and operating) funiculars left in the nation!
- Accommodations at the beautiful Drury Plaza Hotel Pittsburgh Downtown A Historic Renovated Federal Reserve Bank Building!
INCLUSIONS: Round trip Transportation from Carlisle, PA | 3 Nights (Central) Lodging, at the Drury Plaza Hotel Downtown Pittsburgh | 9 Meals | 10 Attractions |Group Leader | Taxes & Gratuities
$725 per person, based on Double Occupancy
**NOTE: This tour includes moderate walking