8 days in Pittsburgh, Tampa & St. Pete Beach Itinerary

8 days in Pittsburgh, Tampa & St. Pete Beach Itinerary

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Pittsburgh
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Tampa
— 4 nights
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St. Pete Beach
— 2 nights
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Pittsburgh — 1 night

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
On the 9th (Fri), explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, and then make a trip to Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, hone your skills at The Wheel Mill, then make a trip to Sri Venkateswara Temple, and finally get engrossed in the history at Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History.

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Newark to Pittsburgh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Newark in July; daily highs in Pittsburgh reach 82°F and lows reach 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Tampa.
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Tampa — 4 nights

Big Guava

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Attractions like Universal Orlando Resort and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Tampa with a short trip to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at The Florida Aquarium and get a new perspective on things with Tampa Bay Fun Boat LLC.

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Traveling by flight from Pittsburgh to Tampa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Pittsburgh in July: high temperatures in Tampa hover around 91°F and lows are around 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to St. Pete Beach.
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St. Pete Beach — 2 nights

St. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): kick back and relax at Nava Yoga Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Two Friend's Closet, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then kick back and relax at St. Pete Beach, and finally wander the streets of Pass-a-Grille Beach, Florida.

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You can drive from Tampa to St. Pete Beach in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July in St. Pete Beach, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
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