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The town of Sewickley is located 20 minutes from Downtown Pittsburgh and close to many major routes of transit. The Pittsburgh International Airport is also a short simple 15 minute commute.
It is located off of route 65 North, right up Broad Street Across the Sewickley Bridge.
Coming from Downtown Pittsburgh by car take 279 North to Route 65 and follow all the way until the Sewickley Bridge and make a left into the downtown shopping district on Beaver Street. It is a very small town with many shops and things to do.
The village of Sewickley is easily walkable, and definitely encouraged.
It is recommended to have a car though to view the Estates in Sewickley Heights as the area is very hilly and quite expansive.
Parking in the town can sometimes be a pain, the metered spots on the streets are 25 cents per half hour and you are likely to find a spot in the parking lot located across from Safrans Supermarket off of Thorn Street.
Also parking on the residential streets is free, but requires a walk, but once again this is recommended.
There is much to be seen in Sewickley.
There are many art galleries in Sewickley as well all with different tastes in art.
You can spend a full day in town just walking through the Business District and walking through all the stores.
The town is definitely looked at as a cute resort town.
While in the village, why not stop at one of the many spas located in the Business District.
Many restaurants are located throughout Sewickley. All of them offering different menus, so you are bound to be find something you will enjoy.
All of the restaurants in town have a full bar, with the exception of Monte Cellos which just serves wine and beer.
The Sewickley Cafe is good for its 30 bottle wine list with everything by the glass, as well as full bar with great cocktail list. The Bar is great for a pre dinner drink or for stopping by for a glass of wine after work.
The Sewickley Hotel has a dive bar feel to it, but definitely very diverse clientele.
PIzza Roma is the neighborhood watering hole. Bands every so often and typically packed every night with locals, stop by and you will definitely meet someone to talk to.
The only hotel located in Sewickley is the Sewickley Country Inn, they are located on Route 65. Independently owned hotel with lots of rooms. Pool is great in the summer for locals to hang out at as well.
Across the river in Moon township on University Boulevard you can find lots of chain hotels and things to do as well to make your visit to the Sewickley area enjoyable.
Check out the Boroughs site for any links or the chambers website for lists of all the businesses in the area You will find that many of the locals in town offer help to anyone in need. This seems to be a trait of the people of Sewickley. Always looking out for others.