It’s not always that you have enough money to travel when you get some time to spare. If this is the case and you live in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, then you don’t have to go far to see magnificent sights. Everything on this list is very affordable, and you don’t have to pay for travel expenses. City tours are an excellent way to get to know more about your town in a relaxed manner and let you be a tourist for a day in your own city.
Walk the Burgh Tours
There are many walking tours, with the most popular being the Walk the Burgh Tours. They are available every day, and prices are only $20 for adults and $17 for kids 3–13.
The duration of each tour is about two hours, and they cover about two miles. You’ll get an in-depth look at more than a few must-see historical and cultural landmarks, as well as iconic buildings. Walking tours highlight the best of Pittsburgh. But don’t wait too late. It’s recommended that you book at least one day in advance.
Bike the Burgh Tours
Pennsylvania is a bike-friendly region. If you live here and you are a biker, then you should try the many bike tours available with Bike the Burgh Tours. They can be found on a daily basis starting at just $25 for adults and $20 for kids 8–13. Tours last around three hours and cover a distance of six to eight miles.
You can bring your own bike, check to see if your hotel has bikes available, or rent from Bike the Burgh. The company has vintage-style city bikes for rent, and they come complete with helmet and bell.
There are several tour packages available, depending on which part of the city you’d like to see. See which one is right for you!
Take a Trolley Tour
If you live in the Burgh and haven’t been on a trolley, you’re missing out. Molly’s Trolleys Trolley Tours will take you all around town on historical tours that last for about two hours. The most popular of these tours is the sightseeing tour that leaves Station Square and heads to popular areas of the city. You will visit places like South Side, Oakland, Strip District, the North Shore and Downtown.
Make sure to check out Terror Trolley Tours during the Halloween season for a spooky ride through town. The tour costs $25 per person and lasts about an hour.
Want to cruise around the Burgh on your own adventure? Head to Dean Honda to get behind the wheel of a brand new Honda and hit the streets of Pittsburgh for your own private tour any day of the week!