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 Laurel Hill State Park. Kids will enjoy Carnegie Museum of Art and Fort Ligonier. Get out of town with these interesting Pittsburgh side-trips: West Virginia Independence Hall (in Wheeling), Cabela's (in Triadelphia) and Washington County Machine Guns (in West Alexander). Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Friendship Hill National Historic Site. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, trek along Montour Trail - Bethel Park Branch, and examine the collection at Randyland.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Pittsburgh trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Pittsburgh. In June in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can catch the flight 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 Alyeska Ski Area and Alaska Botanical Garden. 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, Reindeer Farm, &more). There's lots more to do: get outside with MotoQuest, contemplate the long history of Alaska Native Heritage Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Point Woronzof, and examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Anchorage trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Pittsburgh to Anchorage in 12 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Pittsburgh to Anchorage, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Pittsburgh in July; daily highs in Anchorage reach 69°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips