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Pittsburgh PA is an Ohio River cruise port and city in Pennsylvania state's Allegheny County, with population around 305,000. By metro population (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.
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 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 ml 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 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. 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 / Time||Port|
|26 Jun||Departing from St Louis, Missouri|
|27 Jun||Cape Girardeau, Missouri|
|28 Jun||Paducah, Kentucky|
|29 Jun||Henderson, Kentucky|
|30 Jun||Ohio River|
|01 Jul||Louisville, Kentucky|
|02 Jul||Cincinnati, Ohio|
|03 Jul||Maysville, Kentucky|
|04 Jul||Ohio River|
|05 Jul||Marietta, Ohio|
|06 Jul||Arriving in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
(ship American Duchess / AQSC) 8-day itinerary between homeports Pittsburgh and Louisville, from ~USD 2000 pp
|Date / Time||Port|
|23 Jul||Departing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|24 Jul||Wheeling, West Virginia|
|25 Jul||Marietta, Ohio|
|26-27 Jul||Ohio River|
|28 Jul||Cincinnati, Ohio|
|29 Jul||Madison, Indiana|
|30 Jul||Arriving in Louisville, Kentucky|
(ship American Queen / AQSC) 8-day itinerary between homeports Louisville and Pittsburgh, from ~USD 1500 pp
|Date / Time||Port|
|10 Jul||Departing from Louisville KY, Kentucky|
|11 Jul||Madison, Indiana|
|12 Jul||Cincinnati, Ohio|
|13 Jul||Maysville, Kentucky|
|14 Jul||Point Pleasant, West Virginia|
|15 Jul||Marietta, Ohio|
|16 Jul||Ohio River|
|17 Jul||Arriving in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
Port Pittsburgh PA cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Pittsburgh PA, Pennsylvania. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|5 August, 2019|
|Queen of the Mississippi|
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