8 days in Pittsburgh & Palm Springs Itinerary

8 days in Pittsburgh & Palm Springs Itinerary

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Pittsburgh
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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.
You'll explore and learn at Carnegie Museum of Art and Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History. Explore hidden gems such as Frick Art and Historical Center and The Clemente Museum. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Nationality Rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heinz Memorial Chapel, make a trip to Market Square, and admire the landmark architecture of PPG Place.

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New York City to Pittsburgh is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Pittsburgh at 42°F and lows at 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Historic Sites

Palm Springs

— 5 nights
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Indian Canyons Hiking Trails and Integratron. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town La Quinta and St. Theresa Church. Get out of town with these interesting Palm Springs side-trips: Desert Holocaust Memorial (in Palm Desert), Big Morongo Canyon Preserve (in Morongo Valley) and La Quinta Museum (in La Quinta).

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You can fly from Pittsburgh to Palm Springs in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Pittsburgh, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Palm Springs, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 48°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trips