Pittsburgh is: ☆ Within 500 miles of more than half the U.S. population ☆ Less than a 90-minute flight from 50 percent of North America’s population ☆ Less than six hours by car or train to nine states, Washington, D.C., and Canada
We are offering discounted room blocks at two hotels for the 2019 SAFSF Forum.
Book early; our room blocks will sell out!
Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh Downtown Overflow hotel – 1 block away
250 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Rate $179/night plus taxes and fees
Rate applies 6/17-6/20
Reserve by May 27, 2019
Both single king and double queen rooms available Call for reservations
The Fairmont Pittsburgh Main Forum hotel, limited room block
510 Market Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Rate $229/night plus taxes and fees
Rate applies 6/13-6/24
Reserve by May 16, 2019 Call for reservations
ABOUT THE REGION
Easily navigable waterways with an abundance of natural resources, (coal, timber, natural gas, iron, and limestone) helped Pittsburgh become the industrial center for a growing nation. Today Pittsburgh welcomes visitors from around the globe.
There are so many fun, family-oriented attractions that it will take you several trips to experience them all. If you’re a history buff, you can step back into the past at one of the region’s many history museums. If your passion is visual or performing arts (or both!) you will be astounded by the number of theaters, galleries, museums and public art installations in Pittsburgh. And you can’t forget The Andy Warhol Museum, home to the largest collection of Warhol art and archives in the world.
There are so many ways to tour and sightsee around the city of Pittsburgh. You can take a tour by bike, trolley, boat, bus or Segway, or go old fashioned and explore on your own two feet. Learn about the culture of Pittsburgh though food, shopping, and exploring the 90+ neighborhoods that make up the city. If you’re a sports fan, you will love the City of Champions. Pittsburgh is home to three professional teams (the Steelers, Penguins, and Pirates) as well as numerous NCAA® Division I and II sports teams, and you will never find more devoted fans than Pittsburghers!
It’s easy to mix and match all your interests to create your very own way to experience Pittsburgh!
Go on an urban adventure and get a workout too. Pittsburgh boasts more than 700 outdoor stairways within the city limits. You can climb more than 24,000 vertical feet if you tackle them all! Learn more about all the hiking and biking trails plus waterways – all waiting to be explored. Venture Outdoors, a non-profit works to make it easy for you to get outside. They offer trips year-round that introduce people to the benefits of outdoor recreation.
Want to experience Pittsburgh craft beer for yourself? City Brew Tours Pittsburgh offers three different tours that each will give you a taste of Pittsburgh’s history through its awesome beer scene. Book your tour, gather your friends, and explore Pittsburgh one drink at a time!