You’ll Love This Amazing Cable Car Ride That Takes You High Above Pennsylvania
Slowly climb the side of Mount Washington on this cable car ride in Pennsylvania. As the cable car inches its way up the mountain, a jaw dropping masterpiece will emerge: A meandering river and a city skyline bathed in golden sunlight or silver moonlight will come into full view as you reach the top.
Get your first glimpse of the Duquesne Incline, a century-old cable car that has traveled up and down the side of Mount Washington in Pittsburgh since May of 1877, from numerous points in the city.
Arrive at the station, either at the bottom or at the top of Mount Washington, where you can conveniently purchase your incline tickets. Tickets for adults between 12 and 64 are $2.50 for a one-way trip and $5 round trip. Children's fares are $1.25 one-way and $2.50 round trip.
If you're a Pennsylvania resident 65 or older, show your Port Authority ID Card or Medicare Card to ride free.
Find an empty seat in the cable car as you await a journey that will take you on a 30.5 degree angle up the mountain.
Sit back and relax as the Duquesne Incline travels up the tracks at a leisurely pace of six miles an hour. Keep your camera handy because you'll see such stunning views as...
Another cable car traveling up Mount Washington and the city skyline coming into full view the closer you get to the top of the mountain.
Exit the Duquesne Incline station at the top of Mount Washington and...
Head to one of the observation decks for breathtaking views of downtown Pittsburgh.
Snap photographs of the Golden Triangle, as the fountain juts into the air, with the city glistening in the background.
Catch a glimpse of Heinz Field and PNC Park, both on the North Side of Pittsburgh.
Treat yourself to spectacular views no matter what time of the day you travel on the Duquesne Incline.
Grab a group of 10 or more friends and enjoy a free tour of the upper station of the Duquesne Incline where you'll get a firsthand look at how the cable car operates.
Soak up the beauty from the Duquesne Incline, open 365 days a year, Monday through Saturday from 5:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. and Sunday and holidays from 7 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
1197 W Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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