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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, head outdoors with 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.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh day trip planner.

Newark to Pittsburgh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Newark in July: high temperatures in Pittsburgh hover around 82°F and lows are around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly to Tampa.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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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 Tampa Bay Fun Boat LLC 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. Pack the 11th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay. There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at The Florida Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Tampa trip website.

Getting from Pittsburgh to Tampa by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Pittsburgh in July: high temperatures in Tampa hover around 91°F and lows are around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to St. Pete Beach.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Wildlife

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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.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our St. Pete Beach trip planner.

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.

Things to do in St. Pete Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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