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Day Trips

Things to do less than an hour's drive from Cal U.

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Grab a bite to eat while taking in the sites of sounds of downtown Pittsburgh's Market Square.

Market Square - Fifth and Forbes Corridor - Pittsburgh, PA

Pick up fresh fish at Wooly's Fish Market and enjoy the colorful crowds at the Strip District in Pittsburgh.

Catch a foul ball at a Washington Wild Things baseball game in nearby Washington, Pa. #baseball #frontierleague

This former ice house has been reborn as a seven-story museum, with interactive exhibits that bring more than 250 years of Western Pennsylvania history to life.

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Pittsburgh, PA ~ LEED certifications: 1) world's only Platinum-certified greenhouse and 2) Platinum-certified and net-zero energy Center for Sustainable Landscapes.

Take a bite out of a world famous Primanti Bros. sandwich in the Strip District of Pittsburgh.

The Tanger Outlets in Washington, Pa. Who doesn't love a bargain?

  • Barb Neilson

    Soooo glad these weren't open when I studied at Cal! But, I love them now!

Close encounters of the awesome kind at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

Kennywood Amusement Park boasts the Phantom's Revenge, among other classic rides.

Phantom's Revenge - Kennywood (West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA)

Winter Flower Show 2011 at Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh.

Home of the Penguins: Pittsburgh's CONSOL Energy Center.

The Duquesne Incline in Pittsburgh offers a breathtaking view of the skyline.

Laurel Ridgeline Canopy Tours at Seven Springs Mountain Resort is one of many in the area that lets riders glide through the trees and over other terrain.

Segways are a fabulous way to get up close to some Pittsburgh landmarks.

Segway in Paradise | Guided Segway Tours of Pittsburgh | - Photos

Learn fun facts about Pittsburgh while riding on land & water in this amphibious vehicle.

The Nutcracker is a holiday tradition for the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. The Cultural District in Pittsburgh is teeming with events all year.