ABOUT THIS SITE
This online version of the Routes to Roots guidebook pinpoints “must see” sites and destinations for travelers in the Pittsburgh region of southwestern Pennsylvania. As you explore the site, you can learn about a wide variety of subjects. Just click on the menu on the left of each screen to find out more about:

Art & Architecture
Fine arts and crafts, historic homes and public buildings in the region's industrial towns

Events
A seasonal calendar of festivals and folklife activities

Folklife
Ethnic, occupational, and religious traditions of the region's many cultural groups

Food
Local specialties to tempt the palate

Industry
Landmark mills, mines, railways, and riverboats from the region's Century of Steel

 

 

Nature
Outdoor trails and scenic spots waiting to be explored

Shopping
One-of-a-kind mementos of the region's ethnic and industrial heritage

Phone ahead!
To help you plan your trip, we've included a phone number for
each site. Call before you go for current opening hours and up-to-date information.