MainStay Suites Pittsburgh Airport
1000 Park Lane Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
Phone: (412) 490-7343
Fax: (412) 788-6097
1000 Park Lane Drive , Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15275
- Phone: (412) 490-7343
- Fax: (412) 788-6097
There is plenty to do on the 1,290-acre Settler's Cabin County Park. The favorite site is the wave pool, but there are also diving pools and tennis courts. The park's most unique feature is the Settler's Cabin, which was built in 1970 on the site of the Glass-Walker-Ewing house. The house was established as part of the original land-grant program. Plans are being discussed to use 400 acres for a botanical garden.
This sports center is part of Robert Morris University and home to RMU Colonials ice hockey team. Built in 1998, the place hosts a gamut of activities—figure skating, golf, athletic training, fitness center, public skating, and of course, ice hockey. While visitors can come for recreational purposes, RMUISC also offers training and instruction. The place rents out the premises for corporate and kiddie parties.
The Davis Island Lock and Dam Site is the location of the Davis Island Lock and Dam that was built on the Ohio River. Its rolling lock gate was an exemplary idea that was followed while constructing other dams. Once, the Emsworth Locks and Dams came into existence, this dam was no longer needed. The dam site is now incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places.
The West End Bridge is a distinguished steel bowstring arch bridge that connects Pittsburgh's localities of West End and Chateau. Included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1979, it is also known as the Allegheny County Bridge.
Stretching from Hampshire Avenue to Coast Avenue in Pittsburg, Canton Avenue is not a regular pathway. It is in fact, the steepest public street in the United States. Stretching across 630 feet (192), this street couldn't beat New Zealand's Baldwin Street to attain the 'World's Steepest Street' title. Canton Avenue is a cobbled pathway that is a venue for Pittsburgh's annual bike race Dirty Dozen. Cycling upwards on this street may be a herculean task, but do give it a try.
Located within the Carnegie Science Center, the Sports Work Center strives to inspire life-long learning about sports and the science behind it. Three thematic areas offer interactive experiences for visitors, including learning the benefits of an active lifestyle, scaling a rock wall and perfecting your fast pitch. The center is perfect for every age level and offers a fascinating perspective on the world of sports.
Riverview Park sits on a hillside on the North Side of Pittsburgh. The park features a public pool, tennis courts, play areas and ball fields. The Allegheny Observatory, home to the University of Pittsburgh's 13-inch telescope, is also located here. The observatory is open to the public one day each October.
Nestled in Pittsburgh's Allegheny neighborhood, the Byers Hall, was the former residence of Alexander M. Byers, along with an adjoining building occupied by his daughter, Mrs. J. Denniston Lyons. Designed by the Alden & Harlow firm, this structure was established in 1898 as Byers-Lyons House. The entire building features contrasting styles; Byers' side reflects Victorian architecture, while the Lyons' portion Edwardian. Byers Hall currently functions as the administrative building of the Community College of Allegheny County.
Located on the North Shore Drive, this statue is dedicated one of the most loved TV personalities of all time, Fred Rogers of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood fame. Created by Robert Berks, who is rumored to have been Mr. Roger's favorite sculptor, this bronze structure towers 11 feet (3.35 meters) tall and depicts Rogers smiling as he ties his shoe.
The Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers meet here to form the Ohio River. Thirty-six grassy acres at the confluence of the three rivers of Pittsburgh bear witness to the more than 200 years of history. French and British forts, central to the Seven Years War of the late 1700s, were located here, with sparse ruins forming the basis of a modern museum. Located here is the famous fountain that shoots streams of water 150 feet high, and has become a symbol of the city. Its July 4th fireworks extravaganza draws massive crowds.
The Roberto Clemente Memorial Park honors one of the city's favorite baseball players. Roberto Clemente played for the Pittsburgh Pirates for 18 years and helped the team win the 1972 World Series. Months after the victory, Clemente died in a plane crash while supplying humanitarian aid to Costa Rica. A bronze statue depicts Clemente's ability with a baseball bat. The park sits on the North Side near the ballpark on the Allegheny River's north shore and has a water-taxi dock and facilities for boating, fishing and biking.
Located in the historic side of Pittsburgh, this aviary has a treasury of beauty in store. Come by to enjoy wild life in the lovely woods of North Pittsburgh. This place houses more than 600 rare and endangered species of birds. Witness various flight atriums, bird-related exhibits, and demonstrations. Take a break from your TV set and get your children along to do some real bird-watching and learn more about nature and these lovely creatures.