Fly To Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - USA
Pittsburgh is the second largest city in the state of Pennsylvania, U.S. it s situated on the confluence of Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers. Rivers, magnificent bridges and parks contributes to the city’s appeal.
Pittsburgh magnificently combines natural splendor with architectural spectacle. Lush green hills, rivers and scenery and some of the features of the city. It is renowned for having several bridges and distinctive landscape that has divided by diverse neighborhood separated by small water bodies.
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Requirements for Entry
- A National Passport with a minimum period validity of 6 months beyond the intended period of stay is needed at the time of travel.
- A Tourist Visa is required for Nigerians and can be obtained at Visa application centre located in Lagos (Victoria Island)
Getting to the City Centre from Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)
There are so many ground transport options at Pittsburgh International Airport which includes taxi service; public bus transportation with port Authority; super shuttle and Hotel shuttle service.
Some of the major attractions in Pittsburgh include:
The Pittsburgh Zoo in Highland Park is rated as the fourth best zoo in the entire United States. It has aquarium and aviary. Also scattered across the enormous landscape of the zoo are animals of diverse species and origin. It is one of Pittsburgh top attractions.
The museums of Pittsburg are perhaps the main attraction of the city. From Andy Warhol Museum that has a lot of gallery space has to offer to the Mattress Factory which is among the best installation art museums that United States can boast of. Visiting these museums is an incredible experience.
Kennywood Park, West Mifflin ranked among the best theme parks in U.S. and has vast range of rides. The mild turtle and Phantoms’ Revenge are included in the range of rides for your pleasure. It is a perfect spot to be f you love excitement and thrills.
The spectacular Carnegie Science Center on the North shore is rated among the top five science museums in the U.S; this museum educates even as it entertains, information from robots to human society and anything in between can be obtained here.
The Carnegie Museum of Natural History has exhibits from geology, paleontology, taxidermy birds and ancient Egypt.
Things to Do
Visit the point of view park on top Mount Washington For one of the best view of the city’s skyline. Take the Duquesne incline to Mt Washington and have a beautiful view of the city night or day
Take a trip to Strip Junction area to shop for Pittsburgh Steelers souvenirs. You can also go downtown Pittsburg for fashionable clothes shopping.
Go on picnic to Pittsburgh Plate Glass Place – PPG. The PPG is best enjoyed during summer, when you just sit, eat and relax while watching the little water show from the fountain around central Obelisk.
Hotels and Accommodation
Several hotels in Pittsburg offer luxury lodgings and superb convenience with modern facilities. These classic hotels mix architectural spectacle with natural splendor. The Hyatt Regency at Pittsburgh International Airport provides 336 guest rooms with top notch facilities.
Car rental companies are present at Pittsburgh International Airport and major hotels. The car rental companies in Pittsburgh include: Advantage, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Payless.
Best Time to Visit
The best times to visit Pittsburgh are spring because of its pleasant weather, and fall for the changing leaves. Summer is also a nice time to visit; major festivals take place during summer.