Friday, November 11, 2016

Autumn in Pittsburgh

1. Go see a game!

Fall is a great time for sports fans, and Pittsburgh does not disappoint! Football fans can see both Pitt and the Steelers play at Heinz Field. Hockey fans can watch the Penguins on the CONSOL Energy Center. PNC Park hosts the Pittsburgh's baseball team, the Pirates, as well as a great view of the city skyline. 

2. Visit Phipps Conservatory 
With exhibits changing by the season, you don't want to miss the Fall Flower Show which features chrysanthemums and other autumn bloomers.

3. Apple Picking

With many orchards just a short drive outside of the city, it is easy to take advantage of such a fun opportunity. Cut out the grocery store and pick perfect, delicious fruit to take home with you. 

4. Enjoy a Festival

Events and activities continue all around the city through the season. There are the Night Markets in Squirrel Hill which feature local artisans, food trucks, and entertainment. There are various music festivals featuring a variety of genres, with the prefect weather for outdoor listening. 

5. Take in the sights. 
Fall in Pittsburgh is the essence of what everyone loves about he changing seasons. The weather gets cooler and the trees light up with hues of yellow, orange, and red. Pittsburgh boasts a number of parks throughout the city, many within walking or biking distance of campus. It's great to take advantage of the green spaces while they are more colorful than ever.

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