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Pittsburgh — Due to the hundreds of steel structures crossing the city's three rivers, Pittsburgh is known as the City of Bridges. The metropolitan area, a French trading post in the 18th century, claims many firsts, among them the first ferris wheel, World Series, banana split, and gas station. Today, Pittsburgh remains an industrial city, albeit one that's blossoming into a unique tourist destination full of science museums, universities, sports venues, art galleries, and cutting-edge restaurants.

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5 Theme Parks That Go All Out for Halloween

October 19, 2015 by Zachary Laks

October is whentheme parks across the country don their best Halloween costumes and switch from merely entertaining guests to scaring the wits out of them. From ... Read More »


5 Best Winter Cocktails in America

December 05, 2014 by Zachary Laks

The cold winds are no match against a winter cocktail. Crafted to soothe and transport, a warmconcoction can ease you into a relaxed state of bliss during the ... Read More »


The 5 Best Theme Parks That Transform for Winter

December 04, 2014 by Zachary Laks

Shorts and sunscreen have been replaced with jackets and scarves, and theme parks across the country have suited up to take the winter weather in stride. The ... Read More »


9 Pop Culture Museums Worth the Drive

July 03, 2014 by Teresa Bitler

The movies we watch, the toys we play with, the fun foods we eat -- these elements of every day life and entertainment define every society's culture. To ... Read More »


6 Botanical Gardens to Visit This Spring

March 12, 2013 by Maryrose Mullen

Spring hasn’t sprung just yet, but we’re already anxious for it’s arrival. After the slew of bad weather that’s ransacked the country, we’re ready for sunshine ... Read More »

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