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Southwestern PA - Pittsburgh and Its Countryside
When you get off the highway to see Pittsburgh and its Countryside, be prepared for to make some difficult choices.
You can go to the future at the Pittsburgh Science Center or rejoin our ancestors at the many covered bridges in the little towns just 25 miles away. You can go from the hip ambiance of the university district in Oakland to the precious solitude and rushing river at Ohiopyle State Park. You can visit the architecture of Pittsburgh’s evolving urban streetscapes or you can visit the work of Frank Lloyd Wright at Fallingwater. And then there are Pittsburgh's fabulous professional sports teams, world-class entertainment, and unique trolleys, inclines, and boat rides.
The Pittsburgh area has some of the most walkable neighborhoods in the state. You'll find the Carnegie Museums, the Cathedral of Learning, the National Aviary, the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium, and the Phipps Conservatory all within a short distance of one another.
And when it's food you're thinking about, you can go from a wine tasting at a five-star restaurant to feeling the earth beneath your feet as you tour a nearby winery. Or experience the warmth of old roadside inns along The National Road, which traverses the southern part of this area. Or experience the variety that's available from the region's many farmers and artisans markets.
Your bed and breakfast host will help you find the authentic Pennsylvania that’s everywhere in this southwestern corner of the state—and provide a level of personalized hospitality that you just won’t find at the highway exits. The attractions of southwestern Pennsylvania are less than a four-hour drive from Columbus, Cleveland, Erie, State College, Wheeling, Morgantown, and so many other cities and towns. Design your bed and breakfast stay by using "Find an Inn" in the menu above.