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One thing to do in each city: Pittsburgh “Duquesne Incline”

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There are so many things to do and see in Pittsburgh it was hard to narrow it down to just one. With majestic views and steeped in history the Duquesne Incline took the top spot. There are fancy bars, and eateries but seeing Pittsburgh from this angle and riding up that old trolley car is an experience you can’t miss out on. The image below should speak for itself.

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Copyright: Dinosaur Spaceship

The Heinz History Center and Pittsburgh Botanic Garden were honorable mention and worth your checking out if you have time. At $2.50 each way for adults, $1.25 for kids, free for Seniors over 65 it’s one of the cheapest attractions out there. After your journey in the trolley car as I’ll call it there’s the station which has been made into a museum. According to Duquesneincline.org the incline was originally created as a passenger and freight incline giving easy access to the then expanding Grand View Avenue. Now it is a tourist attraction preserved by The Society For The Preservation Of The Duquesne Heights Incline. The museum also has on display some general Pittsburgh history. Be sure to pick up some souvenirs with postcards costing only 50 cents. Also for only 50 cents you can take a self guided tour of the mechanical room powering the incline. For the sake of preserving the experience we’ll show glimpses of the experience as not to ruin it. It’s definitely something you must see in person.