One of National Geographic Traveler's "Best of the World "!
We'll meet at your designated location and then head to the upper station of the Duquesne Incline on Grandview Avenue in Mt. Washington. After viewing the overlook and historic photos of Pittsburgh (Incline ride optional), we'll descend Mt. Washington and over the West End bridge, to see the Mexican War Streets (a National Historic District). Over the bridge and back to Downtown for a driving tour of Grant Street, Sixth Avenue and Market Square. Optional stop in the Strip District (Sunday market day) and then to Oakland to see the University of Pittsburgh, Cathedral of Learning and Heinz Chapel. Then, depending on time, a drive through the South Side, where we will conclude our tour.
I'll pick you up at the airport, your hotel or any other location you choose in the Pittsburgh Metro area. I'll then drive you around Pittsburgh and vicinity, on a customized tour of the area. Let me know your interests, whether they be arts and culture, history and architecture, neighborhoods, whatever! I'll make sure you'll get a great overview of the city and surrounding areas! I'll then return you to the airport, your hotel or any other location in the Pittsburgh Metro area you choose!
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will meet you at the airport, your hotel, or any other location in the Pittsburgh Metro area of your choice.
End location: I will drop you off at the airport, your hotel or any other location in the Pittsburgh Metro area of your choice.
Duration: 3 hours
can be adjusted to fit your schedule!
For 1-6 guests, I'll drive my 2009 Honda Odyssey mini-van. For 7-12 guests, I can rent a passenger van for an additional charge of about $150 USD.
Roundtrip transportation, gas, parking fees and any tolls.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25 USD - food, snacks, refreshments, souvenirs, admission to attractions
food, snacks, refreshments, souvenirs, admission to any museums or attractions and other personal items.
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Phil did a first rate job showing us both old and new Pittsburgh. Knows the city, the history and was very engaging.