Pittsburgh City Cruise

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Located at the confluence of the Monongahela, Allegheny, and Ohio Rivers, Pittsburgh is a modern, cosmopolitan city that still retains small-town friendliness and charm. The Pittsburgh City Cruise explores many of the distinct ethnic neighborhoods that characterize one of America’s most livable cities. Cycle through the vibrant and colorful Strip District and pick up some fresh fruit to take on your ride. Challenge the hill in Highland Park while cycling past the renowned natural-habitat Pittsburgh Zoo. Enjoy a lunch and the trendy shops and boutiques in Squirrel Hill. Ride through the campus of the University of Pittsburgh and marvel at its Cathedral of Learning. Cycle up East Carson Street on Pittsburgh’s South Side for a different flavor of this unique city. Finally, enjoy riding through the heart of Pittsburgh’s downtown, where the city’s passion for sports and the performing arts is proudly displayed.
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Road Biking Western Pennsylvania

by Jim Homerosky (Falcon Guides)

Located at the confluence of the Monongahela, Allegheny, and Ohio Rivers, Pittsburgh is a modern, cosmopolitan city that still retains small-town friendliness and charm. The Pittsburgh City Cruise explores many of the distinct ethnic neighborhoods that characterize one of America’s most livable cities. Cycle through the vibrant and colorful Strip District and pick up some fresh fruit to take on your ride.

Challenge the hill in Highland Park while cycling past the renowned natural-habitat Pittsburgh Zoo. Enjoy a lunch and the trendy shops and boutiques in Squirrel Hill. Ride through the campus of the University of Pittsburgh and marvel at its Cathedral of Learning. Cycle up East Carson Street on Pittsburgh’s South Side for a different flavor of this unique city. Finally, enjoy riding through the heart of Pittsburgh’s downtown, where the city’s passion for sports and the performing arts is proudly displayed.

©  Jim Homerosky/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Road Biking
Nearby City: Pittsburgh
Distance: 19
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Easy
Season: Spring through fall
Trailhead Elevation: 750 feet
Top Elevation: 1,150 feet
Local Contacts: Contact information for local attractions, restaurants, lodging, and bike shops is provided in the eTrail.
Driving Directions: Directions to Pittsburgh City Cruise

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May 2018