Going from New York to Pittsburgh can be affordable with help from Orbitz.com. Save on travel, lodging and activities on your Pennsylvania adventure. Pittsburgh's rich scenery and cultural and historical sites provide an enriching escape for any visitor, whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Two airports have regular flights from New York to Pittsburgh: John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia. They're both easy to reach by bus, while the subway gives travelers easy access to AirTrain JFK for just $2. Taxis from Manhattan to LaGuardia cost up to $26. Cab rides to JFK are nearly twice as expensive.
Parking at LaGuardia costs $33 per day, with discounts available for visitors staying three days and longer. Parking at JFK is $18 per day. Economical parking can be found along public transportation routes and in Park 'N Fly lots throughout the city.
Five Guys Burger & Fries is a popular dining option at LaGuardia. It joins a number of eateries, from fast-food joints to coffee shops. The fare at JFK is very similar, with selections like 5ive Steak, Deep Blue Sushi, Auntie Anne's and Dunkin' Donuts.
This Pennsylvania gem immediately makes an impression with the lush surroundings rarely seen in New York. The people here seem to harken to old-school values and hold true to their roots, staying close with family and keeping ancestral traditions alive. Many of the city's top tourist spots reflect this preservation of both culture and history, down to the town's favorite bars.
Pittsburgh also has two airports: Pittsburgh International and Allegheny County Airport. However, it's not typical for commercial flights from New York to set down at Allegheny County. From the airport, visitors can rent a car through nine on-site providers: Alamo, Avis, Dollar, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Thrifty and Payless. Orbitz.com can help you save time and money when you book your car in advance. You can also take the bus downtown for a cost of $2.60, or catch a cab for approximately $40.
The weather in Pittsburgh gets hot and humid in the summer. The high temperatures in July reach into the 90s. Spring and fall are the preferred times for visiting. Not only is the weather traveler-friendly, but also this is when the natural scenery bursts into color. Winter kicks off in November and typically lasts until March, bringing cold winds, regular lows below freezing and generous amounts of snow.
Visitors to Pittsburgh often come to watch local sports teams. The Pittsburgh Steelers professional football team, the Penguins hockey team, and the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball team bring thousands of fans to the city each year. Bars are popular with sports fans and other travelers looking for Pittsburgh specialties, such as a Primanti Brother's sandwich. A number of art and history museums are found throughout the city as well.
Once you return home, you may find that Pittsburgh's natural surroundings inspired you to purchase more plants. You might also want to visit more of the cultural sites in New York. If you're considering a second trip from New York to Pittsburgh, be sure to use Orbitz.com to help you save on flights and lodging.
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