Pennsylvania is a state that’s been at the heart of the nation’s history for centuries, earning it the nickname “The Keystone State”. As well as being one of the original 13 colonies, this is the place where the Declaration of Independence was signed and the site of the Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War. As you might expect, museums and important historical sites make up the bulk of the state’s major attractions.

    However, Pennsylvania also has a vibrant present to go along with its colourful past. The state is home to an impressive number of first class sports teams, a burgeoning contemporary art scene, and many diverse dining options. Outside of the bustling cities, you can still enjoy fantastic natural sights in any of 121 state parks.

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      Pittsburgh's dining scene is as vibrant and unexpected as the city itself. Some of the city's historic restaurants have been in business for 150 years, while modern eateries draw on Pittsburgh's storied past for their foodie inspiration. From modest diners to award-winning steak restaurants, Pittsburgh has a lot to offer the discerning foodie. Experience innovative cooking in the city's...

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    • Pittsburgh Travel Essentials

      Our Pittsburgh Travel Essentials lays out the essential information you need to help you plan your trip to one of the most popular destinations in Pennsylvania, USA. No matter how frequently you travel, some questions will always need answers: What’s the weather like? How can I get from Pittsburgh International Airport to my hotel? What currency and type of plug...

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