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Offline gmyers107

GAP trail ride
« on: January 17, 2021, 10:11:27 am »
   Hi all, question, we are riding the GAP trail this summer. We are going to park in Pittsburgh and ride to Washington, DC. Can someone tell me a good place to park my car for a week. Parking garages, etc.. Thanks for the help.  Geo

Offline John Nettles

Re: GAP trail ride
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2021, 10:25:34 am »
We parked the car at the Hampton Inn & Suites Pittsburgh/Waterfront-West Homestead.  We rode our bikes one day to the 3 Rivers area then back to the hotel.  Made for an easy first day and gave us time to see a little bit of Pittsburgh. I am 95% sure they did not charge us to leave the car there but we did have 2 rooms for 2 nights.
Hope you have a great time.
Tailwinds, John
« Last Edit: January 17, 2021, 10:28:10 am by John Nettles »

Offline gmyers107

Re: GAP trail ride
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2021, 09:17:54 am »
   Thanks for the help John.

Offline HikeBikeCook

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Re: GAP trail ride
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2021, 09:19:16 am »
There is a Holiday Inn (Express maybe) in Homestead 9 miles from the end that sits right on the trail and was super bike friendly when we were there. You might want to ask them if you cannot find a place.
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Offline rmball28

Re: GAP trail ride
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2021, 11:20:29 am »
How ill you get back from DC to Pittsburg?  If by train, then I believe the train station would be accommodating.