"One of the Top Ten Cityscape Views in the World" -USA Today
This brief Tour is designed for those with a very limited amount of time who still want to visit Pittsburgh's "Must See" attraction. It is by far the better of the 'Burgh's two cable cars: better view, better exhibits, better gift shop, and community-preserved. I will take you to the valley floor station and then accompany you as we ascend Mt. Washington together. Along the way you will discover that Pittsburgh has no hills (?!?), that the Mississippi River does NOT flow to the Gulf of Mexico, that Pittsburgh was once the third richest city in the world, how that wealth enhances life in the city today, and, to quote John Glenn, "The view is tremendous. "
One hour in length from your starting point until the end of the Tour.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Any location within 7 miles of the Point State Park fountain.
End location: Any point within 7 miles of the Point State Park fountain
Duration: 1 hour
Transportation via a spacious, clean modern air-conditioned sedan with sunroof seating four guests. Larger vehicles may be available for an additional charge.
-Transportation to and from the Duquesne Incline
-Visit to the Drum-house of the Incline to watch the giant century-old machinery while it operates.
-Extraordinary narration throughout your Tour
-Additional city touring as time permits
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5 USD - The Incline charges Adults $5 for the round-trip fare and $2.50 for youth 6-11 years of age. Those under 5 years of age ride for free. Senior citizens carrying a red, white, and blue Medicare card ride at no charge.
If your party is larger than four people, I can make arrangements for a larger vehicle to accommodate your group. Just send me a message with your requirements and I can let you know what the surcharge will be.
Tickets to the Incline are not included in the tour price.
The Incline charges Adults $5 for the round-trip fare and $2.50 for youth 6-11 years of age. Those under 5 years of age ride for free. Senior citizens carrying a red, white, and blue Medicare card ride at no charge.
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George was a great host. I truly recommend taking one of his tours. Very informative and can let you know about the real Pittsburgh. I have my "Yinzer" magnet.