8 days in Pittsburgh & New Bern Itinerary

8 days in Pittsburgh & New Bern Itinerary

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8 days in Pittsburgh & New Bern Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
1
Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
New Bern
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Pittsburgh

3
nights
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Nationality Rooms and Warther Museum. Get some historical perspective at Heinz Memorial Chapel and USS Requin. Change things up with these side-trips from Pittsburgh: McConnells Mill State Park (in Portersville), Auman Museum of Radio and Television (in Dover) and Zoar Village State Memorial (in Zoar). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Frick Art and Historical Center, get engrossed in the history at Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History, take a stroll through Mount Washington, and hike along Montour Trail.

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

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Pittsburgh. In September in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to New Bern.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Dover, Montour Trail, Zoar Village State Memorial, McConnells Mill State Park
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Frick Art and Historical Center ©
Frick Art and Historical Center
Warther Museum ©
Warther Museum
Zoar Village State Memorial ©
Zoar Village State Memorial

4
nights
New Bern

New Bern ©
New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Hammocks Beach State Park and Duplin Winery. Museum-lovers will get to explore Historic Edenton State Historic Site and New Bern Fireman's Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Bern: Edenton (St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse, & more), Onslow Vietnam Veterans Memorial (in Jacksonville) and Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site (in Four Oaks). There's still lots to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, view the masterpieces at Fine Art at Baxters, shop like a local with Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery, and see the interesting displays at Aurora Fossil Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New Bern online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Pittsburgh to New Bern takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Pittsburgh in October, things will get somewhat warmer in New Bern: highs are around 77°F and lows about 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Bern

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Edenton, Swansboro, Onslow Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Duplin Winery, Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Historic Edenton State Historic Site ©
Barker House ©
Barker House
Aurora Fossil Museum ©
Aurora Fossil Museum

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