11 days in Pittsburgh, New York City & Charlotte Itinerary

11 days in Pittsburgh, New York City & Charlotte Itinerary

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Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Charlotte
— 3 nights
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Pittsburgh

— 2 nights

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Visiting Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve and Mount Washington will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pittsburgh: Cedar Creek Park (in Belle Vernon) and Portersville (Moraine State Park & McConnells Mill State Park). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Hartwood Acres Park, admire the majestic nature at Point State Park, sample the tasty concoctions at East End Brewing Company, and hike along Montour Trail - Bethel Park Branch.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh day trip app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Pittsburgh. In July in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

New York City

— 5 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get outdoors at Speed Boats Tours and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Times Square, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kings County Distillery, make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip site.

You can fly from Pittsburgh to New York City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Pittsburgh in July, with lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Charlotte

— 3 nights

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Visiting Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve and Catawba River Greenway will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Lake Norman Miniature Golf (in Cornelius), The Lazy 5 Ranch (in Mooresville) and Fisher Farm (in Davidson). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Broad River Greenway, have some family-friendly fun at Escape Kings, get curious at Carolina Raptor Center, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Settlers Cemetery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Charlotte tour itinerary maker tool.

Fly from New York City to Charlotte in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Charlotte

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips