Pennsylvania is so large that its eastern and western parts resemble different regions of the country rather than parts of the same state. If you’re wondering what makes Pittsburgh and western locales of the state distinct from Philadelphia, read on. Here are nine differences between eastern and western Pennsylvania.
1. East Coast vs. Midwest
Philadelphia is decidedly part of the Mid-Atlantic region while Pittsburgh, in its proximity to Ohio and the Great Lakes, often resembles more of a Midwestern city.