In addition to a look at the fountains, gardens, and statues that a walk around this park offers, Schenley Park also gives visitors a prime location. Within the park is the Phipps Conservatory and it also sits adjacent to the Carnegie Museums and the Frick Museum of Art. Rest with a packed lunch on the many vast, green lawns, and take some time to enjoy the sites on one of the many winding biking or walking paths.
The history present in Pittsburgh is seemingly endless- even its cemeteries have historical pasts. Allegheny cemetery was instituted in 1844 and is the final resting place of a list of famous names, which is daunting in its extensiveness. Jane Swisshelm, an abolitionist, journalist, and women's rights advocate, Thomas Williams, a Civil War congressman and prosecutor in the impeachment of Andrew Johnson, the songwriter Stephen Foster, and Josh Gibson, the baseball great.
This bridge adds a lot of beauty to the scenic Pitssburgh city skyline. It is recommended to take some time to visit the bridge, walk across, and snap some pictures while you do so. Sixth Street Bridge itself is a stunning cable-supported suspension bridge, and the main thing connecting downtown and the stadium area.
There's a reason this lovely neo-gothic church is always booked at least a year in advance for weddings. It's an unbelievable venue and a great site to make time for if you're in Pittsburgh. It was named an Historic Landmark by the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation. Another great thing to note is that this beautiful church is interdenominational, so any and all should feel welcome to explore!
If you love Andy Warhol then you're in for a treat: this is the largest museum in the United States that is dedicated to a single artist. There is an impressive and extensive collection of art and archives related to this Pittsburgh-born star. The collections include 900 paintings, 77 sculptures, 4,000 photographs, over 4,350 films and videotaped works, and almost 2,000 works on paper.
Pennsylvania is the perfect travel destination during a road trip as it connects the Mid-Atlantic to the Northeast to the Great Lakes areas of the country. History buffs can't skip a trip to Philadelphia to see where the Declaration of Independence was...