You don’t need to wait for the thaw before taking a vacation. In fact, winter provides some unique opportunities for quick getaways, with great sights within driving distance from Pittsburgh.
• The Poconos: Skiing and resorts dot the popular eastern mountain area, with lots of wintry events to enjoy. Perfect spot for families or a couple.
• Niagara Falls: If you can handle the blistering cold, the famous falls take on an icy character during the winter.
• Washington, D.C.: The nation’s capital isn’t too far away. Many of its most fascinating attractions are indoors, including free museums featuring incredible American artifacts.
– Dan Stefano, WordWrite Communications