Best Easy Day Hikes Pittsburgh

Author: Bob Frye
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762756349
Size: 69.93 MB
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Best Easy Day Hikes Pittsburgh includes concise descriptions of the best short hikes in the area, with detailed maps of the routes. The 18 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.

Paddling Pennsylvania

Author: Bob Frye
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 076276869X
Size: 33.36 MB
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Pennsylvania is a paddler's heaven and one of America's most blessed states when it comes to total miles of rivers and streams. Add in its many lakes, and there is quite simply all kinds and manner of waters where you can set out in a canoe, kayak, or raft. "Paddling Pennsylvania" describes the best and most accessible routes--fifty classics in all, from Lake Erie's Presque Isle lagoons to the Allegheny River, from the Susquehanna to the Delaware. Carefully chosen to be within the ability of most beginning to intermediate paddlers, some routes offer wilderness paddling while others are closer to population centers, but all feature good access points, great scenery, wildlife, and opportunities to have fun. Look inside to find: - Detailed river descriptions and directions - Maps showing access points and river miles - Level of difficulty, optimal flows, rapids, and other hazards - Where to call for up-to-the minute information on floating conditions - Gear and packing recommendations specific to the state's conditions

Camping Pennsylvania

Author: Bob Frye
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 076279254X
Size: 60.12 MB
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This guide to nearly 100 public campgrounds in the state of Pennsylvania is perfect for tent and RV campers alike. Within each of the campground listings is vital information on location, road conditions, fees, reservations, available facilities, and recreational activities. The listings are organized by geographic area, and thorough site maps will help simplify the search for the perfect campground. In addition, Camping Pennsylvania provides useful tips on camping etiquette, camping with children, and enjoying--or avoiding--the state's diverse and abundant wildlife. Look inside for: Campground locations Facilities and hookups Fees and reservations GPS coordinates for each campground Tips on wildlife, safety, and zero-impact camping

Camping Ohio

Author: Bob Frye
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493002155
Size: 48.40 MB
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No other campground guidebook focuses solely on the Prairie State. Ohio offers a surprising array of quiet, out-of-the-way parks replete with lakes, rivers, rugged hills, and even rocky cliffs. Camping Ohio opens the door to these places. It includes: Ø Up-to-date trail information and route descriptions Ø Accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails Ø Difficulty ratings for each hike Ø Historical highlights Ø Detailed trail maps Ø Zero-impact camping, and wilderness safety tips and techniques

Food Lovers Guide To Pittsburgh

Author: Sarah Sudar
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762788984
Size: 13.38 MB
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The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings The ultimate guides to the food scene in their respective states or regions, these books provide the inside scoop on the best places to find, enjoy, and celebrate local culinary offerings. Engagingly written by local authorities, they are a one-stop for residents and visitors alike to find producers and purveyors of tasty local specialties, as well as a rich array of other, indispensable food-related information including: • Favorite restaurants and landmark eateries • Farmers markets and farm stands • Specialty food shops, markets and products • Food festivals and culinary events • Places to pick your own produce • Recipes from top local chefs • The best cafes, taverns, wineries, and brewpubs

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Pittsburgh

Author: Donna Ruff
Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
ISBN: 0897325915
Size: 24.76 MB
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From a city of smokestacks to a city of culture, technology, and trees, Pittsburgh's revitalized city parks, abundant state parks, tranquil state forests, and enhanced riverfronts offer endless opportunities to hike and explore. 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Pittsburgh has something for explorers of every ability and interest. Diverse hikes include Frick Park, which can be combined with a visit to the Frick Art and Historical Center (free); Ohiopyle State Park, with views of the beautiful Youghiogheny River and Cucumber Falls; Beechwood Farms, where kids and adults can opt to participate in nature programs and walks; and Mt. Davis Natural Area, where hikers can stand on the highest point in Pennsylvania. History buffs will love Bushy Run and its museum and other historical site/hike combinations. Those seeking solitude will relish time spent walking in lovely Todd Sanctuary or one of the scenic and tranquil destinations of Forbes State Forest. Beautiful river, lake, waterfall, mountain, wildflower, and historical walks are all in your backyard. From the city's riverbanks to the Laurel Highland mountains of the south and southwest to the lakes and meadows of the north and northwest, every hiker will find trails to their liking in 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Pittsburgh.

100 Things To Do In Pittsburgh Before You Die

Author: Beth Geisler
ISBN: 168106037X
Size: 35.40 MB
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Hip and Historic Pittsburgh Is a Must-See Pittsburgh offers more activities than much larger cities. For example, entertainment options abound in a city with its own ballet, opera, and symphony and visiting Broadway series. For the younger crowd, Pittsburgh is Kidsburgh (dinosaurs and so much more!). And locals and visitors alike enjoy a seemingly endless array of arts and cultural attractions—many bequeathed by the industrialists who defined the city’s past. Recognized for its renaissance, the area has a certain Old World charm that mixes harmoniously with the emerging high-tech culture. It’s also one of the country’s greenest regions in more than one way, offering premier outdoor recreation as well as a record number of sustainable buildings, many housing attractions open to the public. The surrounding vista stuns, with urban views that provide both chills and romance. And distinct neighborhoods reveal their own unique character, offering enticements in all corners. There’s much to do in the city’s heart or within a short drive. Smart and friendly, Pittsburgh promises a mighty welcome. And this book offers a guide to anyone who wants to make the most of their time in this hip and historic destination.

Good Night Pittsburgh

Author: Mark Jasper
Publisher: Good Night Books
ISBN: 1602191298
Size: 37.21 MB
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Welcome to the Steel City. This charming board book tours young readers around the great city of Pittsburg, including the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio Rivers; Point State Park; University of Pittsburgh and its Panthers; Carnegie Mellon University; the Pirates; the Steelers; the Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium; the National Aviary; Carnegie Science Center; Carnegie Museum of Natural History; Phipps Conservatory; and the Cathedral of Learning.

Meet You In Hell

Author: Les Standiford
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 1400047684
Size: 21.24 MB
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Examines the relationship between two of the founding fathers of American industry--Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick--and the Homestead Steel Strike of 1892, which led to the dissolution of their partnership.

Pittsburgh S Mansions

Author: Melanie Linn Gutowski
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1439642478
Size: 40.65 MB
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In the 19th century, the positioning of Pittsburgh as a major manufacturing center and the subsequent rise of the area’s steel industry created a wave of prosperity that prompted the beneficiaries of that wealth to construct extravagant residences. Wealthy enclaves sprang up in the city’s East End, across the river in neighboring Allegheny City, and into the countryside. Pittsburgh’s Mansions explores the stately homes of the area’s prominent residents from the 1830s through the 1920s. Businessmen such as H.J. Heinz, Henry Clay Frick, and members of the Mellon family commissioned elaborate homes from the preeminent architects of their day. Firms such as Alden & Harlow, Janssen & Abbott, and Rutan & Russell left their marks on the city’s landscape, often contributing iconic public buildings as well as expansive private homes. Though many of the residences have since been lost, Pittsburgh’s Mansions offers a look back at the peak of the city’s prominence.