Posts Tagged "Museums"


Updated on: 10/14/18The Meadowcroft Rockshelter is located in Avella, PA, about an hour southwest of Pittsburgh. Booking.com Although this one is a bit of a drive, it is worth the trip during their seasonal hours in order to check out the 16,000 years of human history found on the property! A Brief History of Meadowcroft The land now known as the Meadowcroft Rockshelter was owned by Albert Miller who had a great interest in...

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Updated on: 10/12/18Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Oakland is one of the pride and jewels of Pittsburgh. Each season the conservatory unveils a new show that features impressive artistic displays as well as unique seasonal flowers that will have you coming back time and time again. Booking.com The Summer Flower Show in 2018 is themed “Gardens of Sound and Motion” and adds in a few sensory elements beyond just...

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Updated on: 10/14/18As the cold of winter begins to leave Pittsburgh, there is one thing we always look forward to in order to ring in the start of spring – Phipps Conservatory's Spring Flower Show! Booking.com 2018's Spring Flower Show is themed “Scents of Wonder” and focuses on the aromatic aspect of spring flowers in addition to their vibrant colors- and when we say this is a fragrant show, we really mean it! We...

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Updated on: 10/12/18When it comes to Christmas displays in Pittsburgh, we're used to over the top and extravagant. It is just what we do during the holidays in southwestern Pennsylvania. Booking.com We visited Overly's Country Christmas in Greensburg with a great deal of excitement because of this, and ended up being, well, quite underwhelmed! Overly's Country Christmas is a Small Holiday Display We're going to start this one off on a...

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Updated on: 10/12/18The Nationality Rooms in the Cathedral of Learning are one of Pittsburgh's true gems. These rooms function as classrooms for the University of Pittsburgh, but they are much more than that- they are also designed in the style of classrooms from various countries around the world. Booking.com Although we always love taking out of town visitors to these rooms, perhaps the best time of year to do so is the Christmas...

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