A holiday rental home in Pittsburgh will put you close to fun activities and interesting attractions. Your well-appointed rental will feel like your home away from home.
Those on holiday to Pittsburgh will find plenty to do in the out of doors. The Gauley River offers rafting adventures for people of various skill levels. Whether you want an exhilarating ride down the rapids or a truly heart pounding adventure, you can find it here. Other ways to enjoy nearby bodies of water include kayaking, boating and fishing. Hydrobikes are a unique way to spend time on the water. These fun crafts are available for rent in the Pittsburgh area. Cycling and hiking are quite popular and there are many lovely trails located nearby.
Pittsburgh is home to many interesting attractions. The Carnegie Museum of Natural History boasts an impressive collection of artefacts and has exhibits that make learning about various aspects of natural history fun for all ages. The Fort Pitt Museum is a detailed re-creation of a fort from the 1700’s. This museum provides a look at the life of a soldier during that time period. Pittsburgh has a rich history and one of the more interesting parts of that history is the city’s involvement in the Underground Railroad. The Underground Railroad was a nickname given to the groups of people who helped slaves make their way to freedom. Pittsburgh is home to a few stops on this journey and you can learn all about the Underground Railroad and about some of the people who risked their own lives to help others find freedom.
The winters in Pittsburgh can be cold, but are mild when compared to some other areas. Summers in Pittsburgh tend to be warm and sunny. During the winter the average low temperatures are between -7° and 1° C and the highs are between 3° and 12° C. In the spring the average lows are 3° to 8° C and the highs are 18° to 23° C. The summer months bring average lows of 13° to 16° C and average highs of 27° to 29° C. There is between 61 and 108 mm of rain per month. The most occurs in the month of May.
Pittsburgh is home to its own international airport. Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT), is serviced by dozens of major carriers. There is a decent public transportation system in the city, but many visitors prefer to have a car for use during their stay.