By Shea Parton
Photos by Rob Larson, Ace Hotel
Looking for a restful weekend getaway and a new fall wardrobe? Starting today Apolis is banding together with Valet, Ace Hotel, Zady, and Blake Scott for a three-night FREE stay and meal voucher at Ace Hotel Pittsburgh opening winter 2015 (Value: $500) and a pair of bathrobes (Value: $320), as well as $3,500 gift voucher from Apolis and $850 gift voucher from Zady. It's the perfect opportunity to do some serious fall shopping and drop in on Steel City.
The Strip District is the #1 must hit for anyone. A great open air food market with anything you could want food-wise–and it's been like this for 150+ years. Take a visit to The Warhol Museum and the Mattress Factory nearby, focusing on installation art and features permanent James Turrell and Yayoi Kusama piece and fantastic rotating exhibitions.
Lawrenceville is the best boutique shopping area in this walkable neighborhood, as well as some killer bars. Highlights: Mid-Atlantic Mercantile, Pavement, Arsenal Bowling, Spirit Hall, Blue Moon Bar, Arsenal Cider House.
You can also take a Day Trip to Ohiopyle (1.5 hours away); white-water rafting, kayaking, and other outdoor recreation. Make sure to stop by two Frank Lloyd Wright Houses: Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob. Rent a bike and ride the river trails, or if you're more experienced, hit Frick Parkfor some amazing urban single track mountain biking.
You can finish the evening by riding the incline cable car up to the Mount Washington overlook from downtown to see the city at night.
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