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Association for Women in Psychology

Pittsburgh welcomes the Association for Women in Psychology. A mid-sized city with a small-town feel, Pittsburgh is a place you will remember. While in Pittsburgh, we encourage you to set aside some time to take in the city sights. Experience the friendliness and pride of the people here, and the energy and culture of the city. Pittsburgh has plenty of wonderful activities to satisfy any traveler's interest: outdoor adventures, professional sports, historical sites, a thriving cultural district, and some of the country's finest architecture



Things to Do:

Whether you have a short amount of time or are looking for a day full of fun, Pittsburgh has plenty of activities for you! Use the Omni William Penn as your starting point. For a comprehensive list of tours please visit our tours and sightseeing list!

Less than 1 hour:

  • Take a walk through Pittsburgh's Cultural District located on Penn and Liberty Avenue. The Cultural District houses Pittsburgh's famous theatres and some of the best dining the city has to offer. End your walk at Point State Park and see the confluence of Pittsburgh's three rivers.
  • Continue on Penn Avenue beyond the Convention Center (10th Street) and you will walk into the Strip District neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The strip district includes many Pittsburgh favorites such as the original Primanti Bro's and dozens of vendors selling authentic food from around the globe and Pittsburgh goods!

1-2 hours

  • While you are enjoying the Strip District, be sure to add a trip to the Senator John Heinz History Center. Located 2 blocks beyond the Convention Center (12th street), the Hienz History Center boasts an affiliation with the Smithsonian network of museums, and houses the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum
  • Cross over the Roberto Clemente (6th street) or Andy Warhol (7th street) bridge, or take a ride on our "T" light rail system to explore the North Shore. Walk along beautiful riverfront trails, see the stadiums the Pirates and Steelers call home, or see the city from a new perspective with Kayak Pittsburgh
  • A quick walk or "T" ride to Station Square is also a popular destination. Station Square is alo full of riverfront trails, and has many well known restuarants such as Hard Rock Cafe
  • With so much to see in Pittsburgh you can never go wrong with a Sightseeing Tour! Companies such as Lenzer and Molly's Trolley's offer 1.5-2 hour sightseeing tours of the city and surrounding areas. 

2-3 Hours

  • Spend some extra time in Station Square by taking a ride on the Duquesne Incline. The historic ride up Mt. Washington will give you one of the most famous views in the country! After seeing the city from Mt. Washington, walk along Grandview Avenue and see great shops and restaurants along the way. 
  • No trip to the North Shore is complete without a trip to the Andy Warhol Museum or Carnegie Science Center. Between the two sites you can explore the largest museum for a single artist, learn about our solar system and more! There will be something the whole family can enjoy
  • Is all of the great food in the Strip District making your mouth water? Then go on a Burgh Bits and Bites walking food tour. The tour will allow you to learn the history of the area while sampling some of the best food in the city. 

3-4 Hours

  • Take a short cab ride over to Oakland. While in Oakland, walk through the University of Pittsurgh's Cathedral of Learning Nationality rooms, and visit the Carnegie Museums of Art and History. You will also find enough dining to accomodate the 20,000 Pitt students and beautiful parks.
  • If you are looking for longer sightseeing tours of the city you are in luck! In addition to lenzer and Molly's Trolleys, Pittsburgh Tours & MoreSegway in Paradise and Just Ducky Tours offer unique and exciting tours of the city and surrounding neighborhoods.