24 days in Pittsburgh & Anchorage Itinerary

24 days in Pittsburgh & Anchorage Itinerary

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Pittsburgh
— 12 nights
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Anchorage
— 10 nights
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Pittsburgh

— 12 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.
Get outdoors at Cucumber Falls and McConnells Mill State Park. Kids will enjoy Carnegie Museum of Art and Living Treasures Animal Park. Get out of town with these interesting Pittsburgh side-trips: West Virginia Independence Hall (in Wheeling), Washington County Machine Guns (in West Alexander) and Cabela's (in Triadelphia). Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Friendship Hill National Historic Site. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of USS Requin, take an in-depth tour of McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, admire the majestic nature at Laurel Hill State Park, and hike along Montour Trail - Bethel Park Branch.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pittsburgh road trip site.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Pittsburgh. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Anchorage

— 10 nights

The City of Lights and Flowers

Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Explore hidden gems such as Reindeer Farm and Winner Creek Trail Hand Tram. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and Indian Valley Mine & Gifts. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Anchorage: Palmer (Bodenburg Butte & Pioneer Falls). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Alaska Native Heritage Center, take some stellar pictures from Westchester Lagoon, get outside with MotoQuest, and take a memorable drive along Seward Hwy.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Anchorage trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Pittsburgh to Anchorage in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Pittsburgh to Anchorage is minus 4 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Pittsburgh in July: high temperatures in Anchorage hover around 69°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips