Discover McKeesport, Pennsylvania on a Charter Bus in NYC

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A city of close to 20,000 people, McKeesport, Pennsylvania is a part of Allegheny County. The city used to be a coal mining town but it is now known as the Tube City because of National Tube Works, a maker of iron pipes. Get on a charter bus in NYC and see what you can see and do in the city.


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McKeesport is only around six hours away if you get on a charter bus in NYC.


Arts and Culture


The local community is lucky to have the McKeesport Little Theater, which produces theater shows and musicals. While shopaholics love the Olympia Shopping Center, which has the big name retailers and restaurants in one place. Or you could simply go to the downtown area and buy from any one of the local businesses there. Food is also not a problem with the many restaurants in the city. Local favorites and new places welcome diners from all over the area.




Pizza is the city's best dish, and you can get it from Tillie’s Restaurant & Chantillie Lounge, which also serves Italian food. Or you can go to Jo-Lynn Pizza, Buster’s Pizza & Ice Cream, Luciano’s Pizza & Six Pack To Go, and Pizza and Gyro Express.


But if you don't feel like partaking in pizzas, there is always delicious Chinese food at New China Jade, or new American dishes at Puzzlers Restaurant and Lounge or Dot's Family Restaurant, and Italian food at Woody's Little Italy Restaurants.


You can also have the best Mexican food at Antojitos Mexican Restaurant, or grab a sandwich at Greenock Deli. Other restaurants you should check out include Boston Waterfront Restaurant & Lounge, Di’s Kornerstone Diner, and Eat’n Park Restaurant.


When you visit the city on a charter bus in NYC, do not miss out on the city’s outdoors attractions.


McKeesport is home to the Youghiogheny Country Club, which is an 18 hole golf course that has a par of 72, a 113 slope rating and a 71.0 course rating. Willie Park, Jr. designed the golf course and it was first opened in the 1910s. Then visit the Renziehausen Park Rose Garden and Arboretum, which has 258 acres of space that features an arboretum and a rose garden. There are some 1,200 rose bushes in more than two dozen beds here and then some 300 miniature rose bushes in three raised beds. Other amenities here include exercise trails, a fishing pond, tennis courts, picnic facilities, baseball fields, and a bandshell.


You could also find the McKeesport Regional History and Heritage Center here, which tells you more about the history of the city. Then head out to the Yough River Trail, a multipurpose rail trail that goes for 71 miles between Confluence and Mckeesport. This is part of the Great Allegheny Passage where cyclists can go from Pittsburgh and head to Washington, D.C.


Head out to McKeesport Marina if you need some place to go in the summer. The marina has spaces for more than 200 boats and other watercraft. There are also a lot of dockside and trail side events and concerts here.


Other parks you can go to include the Gergely Park along the River and Lake Emille where you can fish.


Now let us recommend some places where you could get a little history.


Historical Sites


The city also has several historic places that you can go to. There is the Jerome Street Bridge, which crosses the Youghiogheny River and connects the city's west and east banks. The arch bridge is one of those listed on the National Register of Historic Place and was designed by George S. Richardson and opened in the 1930s. Then you have the Carnegie Free Library, which was built in the 1900s with funds provided by Andrew Carnegie. It has an area of 1.5 acres and sports a Romanesque and Richardsonian Romanesque architecture. Then go to the


McKeesport National Bank, which is now the McKeesport City Hall. The building was built in the late 1880s and has a Romanesque Revival, late 19th And 20th century revivals, and other architectural styles. The structure was added to the register in the 1980s. Lastly, there is the First Methodist Episcopal Church of McKeesport.


On top of these national historic places, you also have the historic landmarks such as the Penn State University - Greater Allegheny Campus, Dead Man's Hollow, Steel Valley Trail, McKeesport Area High School, Cox's Department Store, St Mary's German Church, and St Mary's German Church


You should also go to the McKeesport Regional History & Heritage Center, that has local memorabilia and historical artifacts on display. Some of the exhibits here include old photograph and other mementos. there is also a research library where you could find magazines and newspapers that date back many centuries.


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