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PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh: A Signature City

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Program #19287ENZ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Experience Pittsburgh’s revitalized urban landscape and bustling local economy and find out what makes it “America’s Most Livable City.” A city once known for its rough edges is now revered for its world-class museums, rich historical narrative and spirited cultural scene. Follow the paths of history as you stroll through the Botanical Gardens and examine brushstrokes from Italian Renaissance Masterpieces.


Highlights

• Take an uphill ride on the storied Duquesne Incline and discover the geography of Pittsburgh from atop Mount Washington.
• Absorb the history of the Steel City by studying the lives of noblemen like Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick and John Heinz.
• Gain a thorough understanding of the city’s vibrant past and promising future with experts at the Phipps Conservatory, Carnegie Museum of Art, Frick Art and Historical Center and Rivers of Steel National Heritage Center.

Activity Notes

Walking 1-2 miles a day and 60-90 minutes of standing for museum visits; stairs.

Coordinated by Road Scholar.


Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
May 12 — May 17, 2013 waitlist only  

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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips

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