5 Of The Best Beaches Around Pittsburgh To Visit This Summer

Admit it. When we are hit with the cold weather during the winter, you or someone you know wish so hard for summer and simultaneously swear you will not complain when the heat and humidity hits Pittsburgh. Then when the stifling heat and humidity of summer engulfs the Burgh, you make the same wish and promise for winter. Embrace summer this year while keeping that winter promise by visiting Pittsburgh’s local beaches. Here are the five best beaches to visit in Pittsburgh this summer (or, well, nearby the Burgh) to get you started:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Pittsburgh may not be on the coast but there are still plenty of opportunities to soak in the summer sun, to dip your feet in cool water, and to enjoy a day at the beach, if you’re willing to drive a bit outside of the city. Do you agree that these are the five best beaches to visit in Pittsburgh this summer? What beaches would you recommend? Or, would you prefer traveling further to reach the Atlantic or even the Pacific Ocean?