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About Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh has recently received the following awards and accolades:

Recognition

2021

2020

2019

  • Pennsylvania’s best travel destination for 2020 (Travel Pulse)
  • One of the seven best cities for Gen Xers (Nature World News)
  • Pittsburgh Penguins fans were ranked No. 1 in the NHL in Forbes' best fans ratings.
  • Sixth among the top 10 large college cities in America (WalletHub)
  • View from Mt. Washington as one of the Instagram-worthy views in the nation (TripAdvisor)
  • Fourth overall and fourth among large sports cities (WalletHub)
  • Top 20 big cities to live in (WalletHub)
  • Pittsburgh International Airport: one of the top 10 best domestic airports (Travel+Leisure)
  • Among the top three best cities in the U.S. for first-time homebuyers (Lending Tree)
  • Among the top 25 college towns in the nation (WalletHub)
  • Top travel destination in the world for Gen Z (Budget Travel)
  • One of the top must-visit hockey destinations across the U.S. and Canada (Expedia Canada)
  • Awarded the Most Caring Cities Award for the state of Pennsylvania through Insurify’s Season of Giving Awards, an honor that recognizes the community in each state with the highest percentage of workers who epitomize the spirit of giving.
  • Fourth among the 10 Most Welcoming Cities in the U.S (Budget Travel)
  • A top U.S. destination for good food (Yelp)
  • One of the most walkable cities in the U.S (TravelPulse)
  • No. 6 for best skyline views in the U.S. (Thrillist)
  • The Monongahela Incline makes the list for the world’s coolest public transit rides by Atlas Obscura.