Green Experiences in Pennsylvania

Green Experience

Pennsylvania’s commitment to the preservation of its prized natural resources is exhibited by its many environmentally-friendly facilities and opportunities for visitors to connect with nature. 

Get inspired at these earth-friendly attractions, including many buildings with the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) – a coveted benchmark in green building. 

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Skyline with Duquesne

Enjoy a spectacular panorama of Pittsburgh and its three rivers by taking a ride on the Duquesne Incline. The 138-year-old incline takes you up to an observation center that was named one of the “10 most beautiful views in America” by USA Today Weekend Magazine. After you reach the top of the incline and take a selfie at the observation center, head to Monterey Bay Fish Grotto, Pittsburgh’s premier seafood restaurant that boasts 360 views of Pittsburgh’s legendary skyline.

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