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Recent Pittsburgh & Its Countryside reviews

  • Great Condo at a great location

    "My family of 5 stayed at the Winter Sonata for a birthday ski trip. THe condo is spacious and in great condition. It was clean, included linens and paper products...which made packing easier. The condo is located right on the slopes which made getting everyone to the slopes so easy. The owners were very easy to deal with and provided great info. I will definitely consider staying here again for another ski trip."
    Guest: Wendy D. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 24, 2015
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  • Beautiful and clean!

    "Nice big condo and was perfect for a chilly Autumnfest weekend! The gas fireplace got alot of use. We had a little bit of everything that weekend, rain snow hail, but were very comfortable inside with a big kitchen, football on tv and board games at the large table. We have stayed in many condos at Seven Springs over the past 20 years and everyone agreed this was one of the best!"
    Guest: Betsy S. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 10, 2014
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  • Awesome Southwind Townhouse!

    "We love Seven Springs and Southwind in particular and have stayed here for 6 years. This is BY FAR the nicest Southwind townhouse we have ever rented thru VRBO or Seven Springs directly. The place is absolutely beautiful and have an ideal location for accessing the Southwind slopes. Some places at Southwind require you to walk for a brief distance to access the slopes; however, Brian's place is truly ski-in/ski-out. The other thing that is really nice is that you ski-in to his place in the basement which has a huge area for ski, pole and boot storage. He has also provided many rubber bins to store your boots which is great as it prevents to floor from getting too wet in that area. Lastly, his overall place and particularly his basement are REALLY well designed, decorated and laid out. The basement has an additional family room w/ TV and 3 couches as well as an enormous bedroom w/ a king size bed and a pyramid bunk. It really couldn't have been a better place and we are looking forward to returning next year!"
    Guest: Michael S. Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: January 27, 2015
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  • A lovely cottage

    ""Creekside" was a lovely, clean and cozy place to stay. We cooked several meals there and the kitchen was nicely supplied. Inside it has a very cottage-y feeling which i found charming. I look forward to staying there again."
    Guest: A.S. L. Date of Stay: May 2015 Review Submitted: May 20, 2015
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Pittsburgh & Its Countryside Travel Tips

Visiting Pittsburgh, One of America’s Best Cities

Pittsburgh is regularly voted one of the best cities in the U.S. It was recently ranked 29th in the world’s best cities to live in. A vacation in Pittsburgh area condos will confirm that. It is easy to get to the area with its excellent International airport and two interstate highways, I-379 an I-579. There are also major roads throughout the city and surrounding area. The weather averages in the mid-80s Fahrenheit in summer, falling to the low-20s Fahrenheit in winter. It is the nation’s 13th largest city and largest inland port.

The area is a haven for those with a passion for snow. The skiing, snowmobiling, and variety of winter sports available keep visitors returning year on year but there is more to the area than just a winter wonderland.

There is More to Pittsburgh Than the Steelers

There is much to occupy visitors to the Pittsburgh area resorts around this charming city. Those looking to soak up some of the history of this area will want to see the Old Economy Village, a Christian communal society, dating from the 19th century. The Seldom Seen Mine gives visitors the opportunity to learn more about the working conditions of the local coal mines. One of the nation’s biggest tragedies in the 1800s was the flooding of Johnstown that wiped out an entire city. This is memorialized at the Johnstown Flood National Memorial. In memory of a more recent tragedy, the Memorial to those who died on flight 93 honors the crew and passengers who bought down the plane on September 11th, 2001. The memorial is maintained by local residents until a permanent memorial is built.

The Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Museum of Rural Life in Washington County is a National Historic Landmark. This 200-acre area includes a recreated 19th-century village. A section of US-40, the first federally funded road, runs past an array of historic sites like Fort Necessity, General Braddock’s Grave and includes some wonderful stagecoach stops. Fort Necessity commemorates the first battle in the career of one very famous American, George Washington. Visitors should not overlook a trip to Titusville to visit the first oil well in the U.S. The museum and park here include a full scale replica of the well, and the train tour gives a chance to learn more while seeing the sights. Kids will love the Trolley Museum and McConnell’s Mill State park provides great hiking in the gorge; it features a 1870s' style covered bridge as well as beautiful scenery, including waterfalls.

Pittsburgh for Outdoor Activites

The city of Pittsburgh is perfectly placed as a city vacation spot with plenty of outdoor action on your doorstep. Visitors should include a trip down the New River Gorge National River and visit the Allegheny National Forest with close to 520,000 acres of recreation land available for great activities and amazing scenery. While here, visit Allegheny Portage Railroad to find out how a canal boat can go over a mountain. Take time to see Kinzua Dam and Allegheny Reservoir, spanning the border between western Pennsylvania and New York. At the Lauren Caverns, visitors can tour the caves; try spelunking and rappelling at this 430-acre geological park. It’s Pennsylvania’s biggest cave!

Learn about the history of Railroaders at a museum in Altoona dedicated to the workers who helped shape America. At Altoona, visitors should also see the famous Horseshoe Curve, a marvel of engineering dating from 1854. For outdoor sports such as hiking, biking and whitewater rafting, visit Ohiopyle State Park.

Pittsburgh Area Condos are Luxurious Homes

For visitors choosing Pittsburgh Area vacation rentals, the choice of properties is impressive. Here, visitors will find ideal locations and bright spacious accommodations. Many properties are pet-friendly and welcome families with dogs. There is a huge selection of great homes, and owners make an effort not just to equip their homes, but to include the extras such as large-screen televisions, DVD playerss, and even wireless internet access. Every care is taken to ensure that their home is your home.

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