Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Discover Pittsburgh - Solo Exclusive
$189.00 per person
All pricing and included features are based on a minimum of 25 full paying passengers. Rates are subject to change.
- Free parking with roundtrip motorcoach transportation
- Tours and admissions as listed per itinerary
- Local guide service
- All taxes and gratuities
- Services of a Discoveries Journey Manager
Upon arrival begin the day at Phipps Conservatory for a self-guided tour as you experience this green oasis in the middle of Pittsburgh’s vibrant Oakland neighborhood, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has provided a world class garden experience since 1893. Explore the beauty and wonders of nature at Phipps, encompassing 15 acres including a 14- room glasshouse and 23 distinct gardens. Indulge your senses with breathtaking seasonal flower shows and exhibits, groundbreaking sustainable architecture, gorgeous outdoor gardens and green rooftops. Enjoy lunch on your own at Café Phipps.
Then, sit back and relax as the guide leads the way to the Frick Art & Historical Center where you will have a docent-led tour of the Clayton House. The home of the Henry Clay Frick family from 1882–1905, this meticulously restored 23-room mansion features an impressive array of fine and decorative art objects purchased by the Fricks. You will have independent time to explore the Frick Art Museum, travel back in time at the Car and Carriage Museum, or stroll the scenic gardens and greenhouse.
Then proceed to the Duquesne Incline where you will ride to the top and step out onto Mt. Washington for a spectacular view of Pittsburgh.
5:00AM: Motorcoach will depart Lancaster, AC Moore store at the Lancaster Shopping Center on the Oregon Pike/Route 272 side of the store.
6:00AM: Motorcoach will depart Harrisburg, AAA Central Penn office, 2301 Paxton Church Rd, upper lot behind building; travel to Pittsburgh with a fast food breakfast stop en route.
6:00PM: Approximate departure time for Central Pennsylvania with a fast food dinner stop en route.
9:30PM: Approximate arrival time back in Lancaster.
10:30PM: Approximate arrival time back in Harrisburg.
Itinerary is subject to change at any time without notification and or compensation.
Tour Activity Level: 2
This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven ground and cobblestoned streets.
Full payment of $189 per person is due to AAA with this registration to confirm your reservation. Solo Travelers Rewards Club maximum voucher redemption: $20
Day of payment to day of departure: No refunds.
For your protection AAA recommends travel insurance. Pre-existing medical conditions may be waived with proper coverage if travel insurance is purchased within 14 days of initial deposit only. Other conditions may apply; ask your travel agent. AAA recommends Allianz.
Temperatures for Pittsburgh in October average in the 60s. Casual clothes and comfortable walking shoes are recommended; be prepared for potential inclement weather.
For personal comfort, group participants who need assistance are required to have a traveling companion who is capable of and totally responsible for providing the needed assistance.
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