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Our travelers, Emily Marshall (SLP) and Morgan (OT) have teamed up to share their travel tips for Pennsylvania!

Pennsylvania is a big state with two major cities that offer diverse but equally exciting experiences. Below is a Top 10 list for both Pittsburgh and Philadelphia to get the most bang for your buck while on assignment in PA.

When in the Burgh:

1. Ride to the top of Mt. Washington on the Duquesne Incline for the best view of the city

2. Take a picture with a dino in the Carnegie Museum of Natural History

3. Visit Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens at Christmastime

4. Ice skate at PPG Place

5. Grab breakfast at Deluca’s in the Stip District 

6. Eat pierogies at The Church Brew Works 

7. Blend into the sea of black & yellow with some Pittsburgh sports at Heinz Field, PNC Park, or PPG Paints Arena

8. Feel like a wizard inside the Cathedral of Learning on Pitt’s campus (aka Hogwarts)

9. Tour Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater

10. Kayak the three rivers in the heart of the burgh

When in Philly:

1. Get crab fries while watching a Phillies game at Citizen’s Bank Park

2. Tour the Magic Gardens

3. Wander through the Reading Terminal Market and prepare to be overwhelmed with options from foods from all over the world

4. Take a picture from the observation deck on City Hall

5. See the Liberty Bell and walk across the street to tour Independence Hall

6. Try a cheesesteak and pick your favorite

7. Walk inside the giant heart at the Franklin Institute

8. Run up the Rocky steps

9. Get spooked at the Eastern State Penitentiary

10. Nerd out at the weird medical anomalies in the Mütter Museum

Ready to explore Pennsylvania?