Pittsburgh PA (Pennsylvania)

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Pittsburgh PA cruise port

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Canada and USA Rivers

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2020-08-07 14:11

min: 62 °F (16 °C) / max: 83 °F (29 °C) 83°F
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Min / Max Temperature83 °F / 29 °C
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Pittsburgh PA is an Ohio River cruise port and city in Pennsylvania state's Allegheny County, with a population of around 305,000. By the metro population (of over 2,35 million) the city is ranked state's 2nd-largest (after Philadelphia). Pittsburgh is located in southwestern Pennsylvania and at the confluence of three rivers (Ohio, Allegheny, and Monongahela). The city is best known for its numerous bridges (446 / 3 more than in Venice Italy), skyscrapers (30), Fort Pitt Blockhouse (pre-revolutionary historic building), Point State Park (in downtown, at the rivers' confluence), museums, nature parks, research centers, colleges, and universities.

Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania USA) river cruise port

In its not-so-distant past, the city was famous for production steel, aluminum, glass, petroleum, foods, autos, electronics, as well as shipbuilding. The current-day economy is heavily based on technologies, including software engineering, robotics, energy research, cyber defense. By corporate headquarter employment, it is the USA's 3rd - after NYC and Chicago. Among the largest corporations with headquarters, research, and technology offices in Pittsburgh PA are Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, IBM, Bosch, Nokia. Major annual sporting events held in the city include Three Rivers Regatta, Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, Dirty Dozen Cycle Race, Pittsburgh Marathon, Great Race 10K, Head of the Ohio Regatta.

The city is served by two airports - Pittsburgh International (civil-military) and the regional Arnold Palmer (approx 53 km / 33 mi southeast of Pittsburgh). By annually shipped river cargo tonnage, Port Pittsburgh is ranked USA's 20th-largest (nearly 34 million tons) and USA's 9th-largest (domestic trade).

As a cruise port, Pittsburgh PA is included in the regular schedule of USA's largest river cruise company - ACL-American Cruise Lines. The riverport is also regularly visited by ships of AQSC-American Queen Steamboat Company. The next tables show some of the Pittsburgh-inclusive itineraries as port sequences and prices per person (double occupancy rates).

(ship Queen of the Mississippi / ACL) 11-day itinerary between homeports St Louis and Pittsburgh, from ~USD 3500 pp

Date / TimePort
26 JunDeparting from St Louis, Missouri
27 JunCape Girardeau, Missouri
28 JunPaducah, Kentucky
29 JunHenderson, Kentucky
01 JulLouisville, Kentucky
02 JulCincinnati, Ohio
03 JulMaysville, Kentucky
05 JulMarietta, Ohio
06 JulArriving in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

(ship American Duchess / AQSC) 8-day itinerary between homeports Pittsburgh and Louisville, from ~USD 2000 pp

Date / TimePort
23 JulDeparting from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
24 JulWheeling, West Virginia
25 JulMarietta, Ohio
28 JulCincinnati, Ohio
29 JulMadison, Indiana
30 JulArriving in Louisville, Kentucky

(ship American Queen / AQSC) 8-day itinerary between homeports Louisville and Pittsburgh, from ~USD 1500 pp

Date / TimePort
10 JulDeparting from Louisville KY, Kentucky
11 JulMadison, Indiana
12 JulCincinnati, Ohio
13 JulMaysville, Kentucky
14 JulPoint Pleasant, West Virginia
15 JulMarietta, Ohio
17 JulArriving in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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