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The Strip

Between Liberty Ave. and Smallman St., Pittsburgh, PA
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Ranked #5 of 35 Activities in Pittsburgh
Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: Shopping, Nightlife
Owner description: Located on a narrow strip of land in a flood plain, scenic neighborhood features historic points of interest such as Senator John Heinz Regional... more » Owner description: Located on a narrow strip of land in a flood plain, scenic neighborhood features historic points of interest such as Senator John Heinz Regional History Center and Pennsylvania Railroad Fruit Auction Building. « less
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Always a great time. Love spice shop, tons of little shops to explore. Fun to just walk around. Plenty of places to grab a bite to eat.

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Allendale, Michigan
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The strip district is a neat place to visit. Avoid going on the weekends & you will want to go in the morning/early afternoon to avoid the crazy crowds. There are many different shops & a few restaurants (avoid Primanti Brothers - there are better places to eat around there). If you're going to buy sausage, buy it directly from... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This place is very unique. Thye have great food stores, a lot if imported foods, shops, etc. Make sure to stop in Wholey's for the fried cod, (although they have all kinds of other great freshly prepared foods as well) it's really good! The store is pretty smelly because it's mainly a fish market, but they have all kinds of... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I have made several trips to the strip district over the past year. There are many great shops and restaurants in this area. A good portion of the shops close at 4:30 pm so it is best to go early and during the week. Saturday and Sunday are almost impossable days to visit the strip.

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Hatfield, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Trendy, yes, but in a way that leaves you wondering if the theme is noise and smelly food spots, mixed with narrow sidewalks and no place to sit.

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Richmond, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This is the place to shop in Pittsburgh! I never thought of this as an "attraction" but since it's here, I'll share my thoughts. Whenever I go to Pittsburgh there are four places I must go in the Strip: Presto George's for freshly made peanut butter, Mancini's for fresh bread, Parma Sausage for the best meat products ever, and Pennsylvania... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The strip is buried at the top of Pittsburgh. Everyone said go to the strip. When we went there, I knew why. This place is a great shopping and walking spot for people. The food, especially the Italian food, was unbelievable. Parking is a little tough but once you get a spot, enjoy.

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Hamburg, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

What an amazing spot- loved all the variety of shopping restaurants and outdoor vendors- the produce prices were amazing - we are robbed in ny - could almost justify a monthly road trip just to stock up on all the great offerings in this area ! A gem for pittsburgh to have this! Hope we get something similar in bflo... More

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Toronto, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Must see on a weekend. Lively dynamic area with great street food and fun shops and vendors. Lots if sports related items for sale. Felt like we got a taste of the real city. Loved it.

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Sebring, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is a great day out from date night to girls day out if covers everything. Shopping, window shopping, eating and people watching it covers it. Now... it can be crowded and especially busy on the weekends but you are surrounded by the people of Pittsbugh what is there not to love. Add it to your list if you are... More

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