Posts Tagged "Attractions"


Updated on: 12/11/18One type of attraction we haven't covered much of on this site has been abandoned locations. Booking.com This is mostly by design as we are not comfortable recommending readers to trespass, break-in, or perform illegal activities in order to check a spot out. (Likewise, we do not do these ourselves either). But at Yellow Dog Village in Worthington, PA (near Kittanning), with advanced permission and payment, you can...

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Updated on: 10/16/18Getting out into nature can mean a number of things, be it hiking, doing adventure activities, or for some, hunting. Booking.com We're not really hunters, but we do appreciate getting out into nature to enjoy sporting clays. At the Nemacolin Shooting Academy in the Laurel Highlands, we got just that! A Large Shooting Academy at Nemacolin The shooting academy occupies 140 acres of property near the Nemacolin...

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Updated on: 10/12/18The Rivers of Steel maintains a number of historical sites in southwestern Pennsylvania, with one of the most notable being the Carrie Furnaces in Rankin/Swissvale (just southeast of the city). Booking.com In 2018 the nonprofit launched a new riverboat tour that takes place on Pittsburgh's three rivers. This one takes patrons on a journey through Pittsburgh's history, laying out where we've come from as a city and...

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Updated on: 10/14/18At one point in time Pittsburgh was home to nearly twenty active funiculars, or inclines as they are called here, which were used to transport people and cargo up and down the many different hills located around the city. Booking.com Sadly, most of the inclines closed over time and Pittsburgh is now home to only two active inclines: the Monongahela Incline- located at Station Square and the Duquesne Incline-...

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