Pittsburgh November 01, 2016
9 Unforgettable Tours Everyone In Pittsburgh Should Take At Least Once
Have you ever noticed that living in a city often just makes people complacent? Maybe you’ve planned to visit a museum or a restaurant but keep putting it off. There’s always tomorrow, right? Rediscover the beauty of Pittsburgh by getting out there and seeing it again from a fresh perspective. Here are just nine of the best tours in Pittsburgh:
1. Just Ducky Tours – 125 West Station Square Drive
Get a duck's eye view of the Burgh - from both land and water - aboard a Just Ducky Tour, one of the best tours in Pittsburgh. A seasoned tour guide will provide you with colorful narrative of Pittsburgh's vibrant history as you tour the city on land before heading onto the river. To learn more or to reserve tickets for a tour, call 412-402-3825.
2. Gateway Clipper Fleet – 350 West Station Square Drive
Stay on the water for a spectacular view of Pittsburgh when you climb aboard a sightseeing tour on the Gateway Clipper Fleet. One hour sightseeing tours, dinner cruises, and special events are regularly held. For more information or to book tickets, call 412-355-7980.
3. Bike the Burgh Tours – 500 First Avenue
Hop on your bike or a rented bike and head out on a leisurely three hour tour of Pittsburgh with Bike the Burgh Tours, ideal for bikers of all ages and all fitness levels. The tour begins and ends at 500 First Avenue. Learn more or book a tour by calling 412-246-9494.
4. Segway Pittsburgh – 125 West Station Square Drive
Grab a friend or a family member or set up a segway tour with friends. Segway Pittsburgh, which leads segway tours for Pittsburghers age 14 and older, promises a unique way to see Pittsburgh. Join one of several tours, including the downtown tour, the golden triangle tour, or the sunset tour. Book your segway adventure by calling 412-337-3941.
5. Burgh, Bits & Bites Food Tour – Various around Pittsburgh
Embark on a deliciously delightful walking tour of Pittsburgh with the Burgh Bits and Bites Food Tour that includes a sampling of some of Pittsburgh's best foods from local eateries. Tours are offered in the Strip District, Bloomfield, and Lawrenceville. Call 866-736-6343 for more information.
6. Molly's Trolleys – 125 West Station Square Drive
Join your fellow Pittsburghers and travelers aboard an old-fashioned trolley with Molly's Trolleys. Your sightseeing tour will take you past Pittsburgh's most popular sites. Private tours are also available. Plan your Molly's Trolleys Tour by calling 412-281-2085.
7. Haunted Pittsburgh Tours – Various
Discover all corners of haunted Pittsburgh - from the Old Allegheny Jail to Point Park University - when you join the Haunted Pittsburgh Walking Tours. Tours set off every Friday and Saturday evening at 7 p.m. Walking tours are available from May until November. Plan your paranormal adventure by calling 412-385-2015.
8. Pittsburgh Tour Company Double Decker Tour – 445 South 27th Street
All the coolest cities have them - London. New York. And, yes, Pittsburgh. Jump on and off London's famous double decker bus, at one of 21 stops, as you explore the city, led by colorful and seasoned tour guides. For more information, call 412-381-8687.
9. Duquesne Incline – 1197 West Carson Street, Pittsburgh
Treat yourself to perhaps the most breathtaking view in all of Pittsburgh. Head up the side of Mount Washington aboard the Duquesne Incline. Join a tour that includes those spectacular panoramic views of Pittsburgh and a stop in the machine room to see how the incline works. Learn more by calling 412-381-1665.
Join one of the best tours in Pittsburgh to discover or to rediscover the Burgh all over again. But, don’t just stay within the city limits. Gas up your car and
visit Bedford, a charming town that’s perfect for an autumn day trip.