The pleasure of Pittsburgh remains a well-kept secret. Though not built up by reputation, the city's unique combination of bridges, steep hills, and broad rivers make it one of the most naturally scenic cities in the country.
Downtown Pittsburgh is the main business district and urban center of life in the city. Constrained by the Allegheny River on the north and the Monongahela River on the south, which join to form the Ohio River at what is known as the "Point", Downtown has been forced to grow upwards.
North Side is an area of Pittsburgh, just across the Allegheny River from Downtown. In years past it was the independent city of Allegheny, but has long been incorporated into the City of Pittsburgh itself.
South Side is the southern region of Pittsburgh, south of the Monongahela and Ohio Rivers. While this article covers the entire southern region of the city, "South Side" usually refers to a popular neighborhood directly across the Monongahela River from Downtown.
Oakland is a bustling college neighborhood on the eastern side of Pittsburgh, home to Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh. The surrounding area is made up of several distinct (and quieter) neighborhoods, including the pleasant districts of Squirrel Hill and Shadyside.
Green Tree is a borough of Allegheny County, near Pittsburgh. It is located along I-376, between Pittsburgh to the east and Robinson Township and the Pittsburgh International Airport to the west.
The Strip District and Lawrencville are two prominent neighborhoods on the eastern side of Pittsburgh, in an area with many former industrial and warehouse districts where many immigrant workers lived. Today evidence of their cultures are prevalent throughout the area, and with the departure of much of Pittsburgh's industry many of the former factories and warehouses have been converted into restaurants, shops, offices, and residential units.
Mt. Lebanon is an affluent suburb in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, about seven miles south of Downtown Pittsburgh.
Ross Township is a town in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, about 5 miles north of Pittsburgh.
Robinson Township is a town in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, about 12 miles west of Pittsburgh. It is one of the closest communities to the Pittsburgh International Airport, and it is a primary gateway to the airport.
Coraopolis is a town located on the Ohio River approximately 10 miles west of Pittsburgh, PA.
Washington is a city in the South Pittsburgh Region, Pennsylvania.
Zelienople is a city in the North Pittsburgh Region, Pennsylvania.
Connellsville is a city in Fayette County, and a gateway via 711 to the Laurel Highlands recreational areas of Ohiopyle and Seven Springs Ski Resort and Conferenece Center.
Bethany is a city in West Virginia. It is the home of Bethany College, a private liberal arts college affiliated with the Disciples of Christ Church.
thumb|right|400px|Stubenville, with the now-demolished Fort Steuben Bridge
Ohiopyle is a lovely resort town located along the Youghiogheny [yaw-ki-GAY-nee] River in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania. The town is surrounded by the Ohiopyle State Park, with its beautiful scenery and many recreational opportunities.
Columbiana is a city in Columbiana County and Mahoning County, Ohio.
Lisbon is a village in Columbiana County, Ohio. Lisbon is the county seat for Columbiana County.
Salineville is a village in Columbiana County and Jefferson County, Ohio.
Youngstown is a mid-sized city in Northeast Ohio and is the County Seat of Mahoning County.
Fairmont, nicknamed the "Friendly City", is a city of 19,097 people (as of 2000) in West Virginia. It was established in 1820 as Middletown, and changed in 1843 to Fairmont, short for "Fair Mountain".
Franklin is a city in Venango County, in the Erie Region of Pennsylvania, in the United States of America.
St. Clairsville is a city located in western Belmont County, Ohio.
Kingwood is a town of around 3000 in Preston County, West Virginia.
Johnstown is a city in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, 41 miles (66 km) west-southwest of Altoona, and 70 miles (110 km) east of Pittsburgh. The Conemaugh River forms at Johnstown from its tributaries, the Stonycreek River and the Little Conemaugh.
Carrollton is a village in Carroll County, Ohio. It is the county seat.
Grafton (West Virginia) is a city in north central West Virginia. It is the county seat of Taylor County.
Grantsville is a small town in Garrett County, Western Maryland.
Warren is a smaller-sized city along the banks of the Mahoning River in Northeast Ohio It is surrounded by other small towns, which some deem as suburbs (Howland, Niles, Champion, Cortland, Lordstown, Southington). The major employers here are General Motors and Packard Electric.
Minerva is a village in Stark County, Carroll County, and Columbiana County, Ohio.
Oakland is a small town in Garrett County, and one of the westernmost towns of Maryland. With a historic district, Oakland is one of the prettier towns in the area for a stroll.
Alliance is a city in Stark County, Ohio. Alliance is the home of Ohio's State Flower, the carnation.
Clarksburg, also called the "Jewel of the Hills", is a city of 16,743 people in West Virginia. Established in 1785, it was named for General George Rogers Clark, an important military leader in the Revolutionary War and the brother of William Clark, who was half of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Barnesville is a village in western Belmont County. It was named after its founder, James Barnes.
Frostburg, often referred to as Mountain City, is a charming little town tucked in Allegany County, Western Maryland. The town is home to Frostburg State University and has a lively variety of student-oriented pubs.
Davis is a city in the Potomac Highlands region of West Virginia.
Canton is a mid-sized city located in Stark County, Northeast Ohio in the State of Ohio, USA. It is best known as the birthplace of professional American football, since the Canton Bulldogs were the first professional football team.
Zoar is a city in Tuscarawas County in Mid-Ohio. Referred to as: the quaintest, most interesting and unique village, in this country.
Ravenna is a city in Portage County. Ravenna is the county seat.
thumb|right|400px|Downtown New Philly - Tuscawaras County Courthouse.
Cumberland is a city in Western Maryland. It is on the banks of the Potomac River and Wills Creek in Allegany County.
North Canton is a city in Stark County. Is the former home of The Hoover Company.
Weston is a town of 4,317 people (as of 2000) in West Virginia. It's a great base for getting to nearby Stonewall Jackson State Park, and it's also a good destination for glass collectors and history buffs.
Rocky Gap is a big state park in Allegany County, Western Maryland. It is one of Western Maryland's most popular destinations for its outdoor activities, resort, and golf course.
Bedford is a borough and the county seat of Bedford County, in the Alleghenies and Susquehanna Valley region of Pennsylvania.
Tallmadge is a city in Summit County. The city holds the Guinness Book of World Records for the most churches per capita.
Ridgway is a borough and the county seat of Elk County in the state of Pennsylvania. The community lies within the Pennsylvania Wilds.
Altoona is a city in central Pennsylvania. Altoona was founded as a railroad town by the Pennsylvania Railroad as the site of their Altoona Works shops, and its history as a railroad town still shows in the town today despite the decline of the railroad and its eventual absorption into Penn Central, Conrail, and now Norfolk Southern.
Stow is in Summit County, Northeast Ohio. It is rather disorganized, but you're probably going to pass through it is you're going from Akron to Cleveland or vice-versa, and you won't get lost if you're just passing through.
Newbury Township is in Geauga County in Ohio. It is about an hour outside Cleveland.
Akron is a medium sized city located in the Northeast Ohio region in Summit County in the State of Ohio in the United States.
Clearfield is a borough in Clearfield County Pennsylvania. It is the county seat of Clearfield County, a part of the Pennsylvania Wilds.
Caldwell is in Noble County. Located along the West Fork of Duck Creek, Caldwell is the county seat of Noble County.
Cuyahoga Falls is the second largest city in Summit County. Founded in 1812, the city was named after the waterfalls on the Cuyahoga River that pass through the city.