Ever heard of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania? If you have, it might ring a bell for being an old, industrial steel city. But this booming town no longer boasts steel as the reason for its economic success. It is now home to a hot art and dining scene,business start-ups, numerous universities, successful sports teams, three major rivers, and 446 bridges! Hop on a plane and enjoy some of the best airport shopping including your favorite electronic retailer, InMotion, inside Pittsburgh International Airport before entering the city through the iconic gateway of the Ft. Pitt Tunnel and Bridge. Pittsburgh is where you want to be today, tomorrow, and yesterday.
First stop on your list? The Strip District. This bustling marketplace used to be a trading and transportation corner, conveniently located between many mills, factories and the Allegheny River. Today, it still holds true to its merchant nature, hosting vibrant stands of meats, fish, candy, clothing, and other trade goods. Enjoy a casual stroll through The Strip with a full wallet to ensure a unique, cultured, and authentic morning in Pittsburgh. Taking a lot of calls while browsing around? Carry around the Motorola VerveOnes Music Edition True Wireless Bluetooth® Earbuds for a completely wireless connection. No headphone cord will be tangled up in your shopping bags with these!
Have a lunch break after a long morning of convention meetings? Market Square is only a 10-minute walk from Pittsburgh’s Convention Center, so take the trip to see one of Downtown’s nicest squares. In the summer, the square is filled with people exercising, promoting events, or just enjoying the sunshine in the outdoor seating. You’ll find numerous restaurants here, both local and fast food, to satisfy your cravings. Take your time to choose which foodery intrigues you, or just grab a bench to people watch. Don’t forget your Logitech Spotlight wireless pointerfor your awesome afternoon session, your convention colleagues will be blown away by your seamless presentation.
Munch on Pittsburgh’s most famous sandwich, at the one and only Primanti Brothers. This chain of restaurant opened in 1933 originally as a sandwich cart in the Strip District. Primanti’s served the late-night and early-morning merchant workers as they unloaded their cargo on the docks day and night. The signature sandwich is served on two thick slices of Italian bread with grilled meat, coleslaw, and french fries in between. Come hungry, leftovers can get very soggy!
Looking for a great view of the city? Take a ride on the Duquesne Incline, one of Pittsburgh’s coolest attractions. Ride 800-feet up a hilly landscape to a gorgeous photo spot of the city. When you’ve reached the top, step out onto the lookout platform to see Pittsburgh’s most breathtaking view. Pull out your Beoplay A1 portable speaker to play some tunes as you see first-hand the vibrancy of Pittsburgh. Originally steam powered and built to carry cargo, the incline now transports passengers from Pittsburgh’s South Side up to Mt. Washington, the perfect place for an upscale meal with a view. Try Altius, an-award winning restaurant featuring a refined approach to contemporary american cuisine by Chef Jessica Bauer.
After your business meeting downtown, you may find yourself stumbling right past PNC Park, the Pittsburgh Pirates home stadium. Save a night to spend at this truly beautiful baseball park featuring 38,000 seats, a natural grass field, and a stunning view of the city’s skyscrapers in the background. Check the schedule for special events at the stadium like Free T-Shirt Saturday, Block parties, and even fireworks! Just make sure to attach the Tile Mate to your tickets. Pittsburgh-ers won’t be so friendly if you hold up the line because you’ve misplaced your tickets!
After your long day of meetings and touring the city, we suggest chilling out in your hotel room & listening to some music on your new Bose QC35 headphones. Because, well, our Travel Retail Business Manager from Bose is from Pittsburgh and this would make him really happy...right Mike?
Pittsburgh is the perfect spot for a weekend getaway. Is Pittsburgh on your list of places to visit now?