Regional Travel

“Better than a tent” this Greensburg Airbnb is only $15/night 

By Lindsay Patross | May 25, 2022

The accommodations are minimal, but the price can’t be beat. This Airbnb shed is available just outside of Pittsburgh in Greensburg for just $15/night.

drive-in movie theaters near Pittsburgh

Guide to drive-in movie theaters near Pittsburgh

By Emma Diehl | April 27, 2022

Road-trip idea: Get out of the house and under the stars. Here are six drive-in movie theaters you can visit all summer long.

Pittsburghers guide to Ocean City

A Pittsburghers Guide to Ocean City, Maryland

By Kristy Locklin | January 29, 2022

Pittsburgh’s three rivers provide a lot of opportunities for summer fun, but the North Shore isn’t exactly a tropical oasis.

Photos courtesy of Buffalo Bill’s House.

For a real scream, rent Buffalo Bill’s House from “The Silence of the Lambs”

By Kristy Locklin | September 13, 2021

Buffalo Bill’s House in “The Silence of the Lambs” is the stuff of nightmares, but for diehard fans of the film, staying there is a dream come true. You can now rent the fictional serial killer’s abode in Perryopolis, Pennsylvania, which is 30 miles outside of Pittsburgh. Parties of up to eight people can relax in the fully furnished, 112-year-old home, watch the iconic movie and enjoy liver, fava beans and a nice Chianti in the kitchen.

Somerset, PA

A quick trip: 5 stops to make in Somerset, PA 

By Cody McDevitt | August 14, 2021

If you are looking for a day trip or a weekend getaway, Somerset is just 90 minutes from Downtown Pittsburgh. 

Camping near Pittsburgh

A beginner’s guide to camping near Pittsburgh

By Tess Wilson | July 14, 2021

For many, it has become second nature to load up the car with gear, food, and family and hop on the highway out of town. But for others, taking off into the wilderness can seem, at the very least, intimidating and, in some cases, inaccessible. This guide will give you a few resources, tips, and ideas to kick off your camping adventure. 

Presque Isle Beaches

📩 Need a beach trip? Go for a swim at Presque Isle State Park in Erie

By Lindsay Patross | July 2, 2021

Just a short 2-hour drive north of Pittsburgh, Presque Isle State Park offers beaches and relaxation.

Presque Isle Beaches

Need a beach trip? Go for a swim at Presque Isle State Park in Erie

By Amanda Reed | July 1, 2021

Just a short 2-hour drive north of Pittsburgh, Presque Isle State Park offers beaches and relaxation in an era of social-distancing.

Hotel One11

One11 Hotel: an old sugar refinery is now a hotel in the French Quarter

By Beth D'Addono | March 15, 2021

There hasn’t been a hotel opening in the French Quarter for more than 50 years, but that was going to change if Wayne Ducote got his way. 

Escape Winter Blahs with an Outdoor Adventure at Deep Creek

By Emma Diehl | January 7, 2021

Located just two hours from Pittsburgh, Deep Creek offers a fun winter getaway. Here’s our guide on what to do, where to stay, and where to eat.