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 Children's Museum of Pittsburgh. 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. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fort Ligonier, meet the residents at Living Treasures Wild Animal Park, get to know the resident critters at Living Treasures Animal Park, and take an in-depth tour of Rivers of Steel.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh online travel planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Pittsburgh. June in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 62°F at night. Cap off 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 Alaska Botanical Garden. Your inner history buff will appreciate Tony Knowles Coastal Trail and Alaska Native Heritage Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Anchorage: Palmer (Bodenburg Butte & Pioneer Falls). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, head outdoors with MotoQuest, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alyeska Ski Area, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Hood Harbor.

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 12.5 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 travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips