Take in the young, vibrant scene of a city on the rise and learn what it really means to be a Yinzer with Moon Pittsburgh. Inside you'll find:
- Strategic itineraries for history buffs, families, budget travelers, and more, all accessible by bus, train, or public transit
- The Top Sights and Unique Experiences: Get up close and personal with dinosaurs at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, check out art and artifacts in Frick Park, and ponder iconic paintings at the Andy Warhol Museum. Take the incline train up Mount Washington or kayak along any of its three rivers. Explore the Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh or cheer on the Steelers at Heinz Field
- Get a Taste of the City: Feast on affordable Asian cuisine in the East End, eat a famous sandwich with fries inside at Primanti Bros, and try pierogis for a taste of traditional Pittsburgh
- Bars and Nightlife: Sample a flight of craft brews under the stars at rooftop hotspot Biergarten, sip cocktails at a speakeasy, or rub elbows with regulars at a dive bar
- Local insight from born and bred Pittsburgher Emily B. King
- Day trips from Pittsburgh: Tube down the Youghiogheny River, explore vestiges of the Underground Railroad in southeastern Pennsylvania, or dig into apple pie in a backwoods diner
- Maps and Tools like background information on the history and culture of the city, easy-to-read maps and neighborhood guides from the trendy Strip to high-end Shadyside
Looking to experience more of America's city life? Try Moon Boston or Moon Philadelphia. Exploring the area? Check out Moon Pennsylvania.
About the Author
Emily B. King has been a Pittsburgher all her life. She graduated from the University of Pittburgh with a dual degree in English and Business, and moved to Squirrel Hill where she spent afternoons walking through nearby Frick Park and evenings sipping icy beers in Shadyside. Emily is an avid traveler and city girl, and her writing has been featured in The New York Times' Motherlode blog, XOJane, The Strip, LUX Magazine and Kidsburgh.org. She currently lives in the suburbs with her spouse.