Comfy Pittsburgh hotel puts all of the city’s must-see sites within easy reach and features a pool, free hot breakfast, and free WiFi
Hotel at a Glance: Hampton Inn Pittsburgh – McKnight Road
Just a short 5-mile jaunt from downtown, this welcoming Hampton Inn hotel makes it easy for travelers to enjoy everything Pittsburgh has to offer without being smack-dab in the middle of the city’s hustle and bustle. And with a convenience store located on the premises, guests won’t have to walk far or battle rush-hour traffic just to pick up some snacks, toiletries, or other essentials, either. But beyond simply making your stay as headache-free as possible, the hotel goes to great lengths to ensure comfort levels are at maximum with plenty of in-room amenities, including plush Hampton beds, flat-screen TVs, and free WiFi.
- Cool off after a long day in the indoor pool and jetted tub.
- Start the morning right with a complimentary hot breakfast, served in a designated breakfast area.
- Work up a sweat in the onite fitness center.
- Recognition: 2018 Tripadvisor’s Certificate of Excellence
- Nearby restaurants: Five Guys (3 mi.), California Pizza Kitchen (3 mi.), Cheesecake Factory (3 mi.), Mad Mex (10 mi.)
Downtown Pittsburgh: History and Culture in the Golden Triangle
Downtown Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers. Known as the Golden Triangle, this wedge of waterfront real estate is where the city’s cultural, financial, and historic districts converge. Take a stroll through the area or navigate the more than 20 miles of bike trails to discover art galleries, historic buildings, and shiny skyscrapers home to corporate powerhouses such as United States Steel and PNC bank.
For a quick survey of the Steel City’s nearly 260-year history, you can go on a walking tour from the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. A short cab ride brings you to the city’s Oakland neighborhood, where you’ll find art and history museums as well as the Phipps Conservatory. This elaborate, Victorian-style greenhouse showcases 17 botanical gardens, both in the steel-and-glass structure and on the grounds surrounding it.