Kidsburgh's a fun-filled family destination with so much to do you'll have to stay the entire weekend...and maybe even come back for more! If you book your hotel stay with us online you will save up to 50% on your attraction tickets! So, what are you waiting for, start planning today!
Two museums for the price of one! Wander through an extensive art collection, including Impressionist and contemporary works at Carnegie Museum of Art. Creative kids, from toddlers to teenagers, love the hands-on art-making activities. The new artist-designed playground is just the place to take a break! Carnegie Museum of Natural History is the place for kids to discover science and the wonders of the natural world. Dig for bones in Bonehunters Quarry, get hands-on with real and replica specimens in Discovery Basecamp and more. Dinosaurs are just the beginning!
Explore hundreds of hands-on exhibits, including SpacePlace, a weightlessness simulation experience! Plus, Omnimax® theater, planetarium, Highmark SportsWorks®, huge robotics exhibit, authentic Cold War submarine, laser shows and the Miniature Railroad & Village®.
After a stroll through the "Rain Meander," create water fountains, channels and dams in the new Waterplay exhibit. Use real tools, cutting-edge digital media to build, tinker and make exciting projects in MAKESHOP and ink your own silkscreen in the Studio.
137 years and climbing! Scale the slopes of Mt. Washington in beautifully restored cable cars used by commuters since 1877. Enjoy a panoramic view of Pittsburgh. Watch the hoisting equipment from the viewing platform. It's FUN-icular! Stop by the new Welcome Center too!
Kennywood is America's finest traditional amusement park with a 116-year history of providing the finest in family fun and entertainment. The park offers six roller coasters, 10 classic rides, 14 rides in Kiddieland and much more to guarantee a unique and memorable experience for the young and young-at-heart.
Discover more than 150 amazing bird species from around the world under one roof on Pittsburgh's North Side. Get nose-to-beak with a colony of African penguins; admire free-flying birds in the tropical rainforest; meet Wookie, the two-toed sloth; and explore Canary's Call, home to six Malayan Flying Foxes.
Inspire little explorers with a trip to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens: a special place where kids can unearth the wonders of nature. Bring the whole family for a fun adventure in the Children's Discovery Garden and Butterfly Forest, and learn about everything from bugs to botany as you play.
Raise the Jolly Roger! Let's Go Bucs! These are the cheers you'll hear when the Pittsburgh Pirates take the field at PNC Park, one of the best ballparks in America. Don't wait, visit the City of Champions this summer.
Every visit is a wild new adventure at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. From adorable to awe-inspiring, visitors are sure to roar for more after a day with our animals. Situated on 77-acres in Pittsburgh's Highland Park neighborhood, the Zoo features approximately 4,000 mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and amphibians from all corners of the world. This eclectic collection of animals is featured in naturalistic habitats representative of each species’ often exotic native ranges.
Looking for water fun? Sandcastle is splashing over with thrills. The waterpark is celebrating 25 years of making memories for guests of all ages. Sandcastle is set along the Monongahela River and offers 15 waterslides, the Mon Tsunami Wave Pool, the relaxing lazy river and a boardwalk. Enjoy wet, wild, wonderful fun this summer!
Discover more than 250 years of Pittsburgh history at the Senator John Heinz History Center and the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum, a Smithsonian-affiliated museum located in Pittsburgh's historic Strip District. Don't miss the newest exhibition, Pittsburgh's Lost Steamboat: Treasures of the Arabia, highlighting a Pittsburgh-built boat that sank in the Missouri River and was excavated 150 years later with nearly a million perfectly-preserved objects.
For even more local Kidsburgh news and events, check out NEXTpittsburgh, taking Pittsburgh to the NEXT level! Pittsburgh is a great place to raise your kids - if you live here or are thinking of moving here, sign up for the quarterly Kidsburgh newsletter and live like a local.
So what are you waiting for? Book Your Getaway Now!
Getaway includes hotel room night PLUS tickets to any participating Kidsburgh attraction. Book now and travel between May 16 and Sept. 1, 2014 and get a $25 fuel card for every night booked when you add attraction tickets to your hotel stay.
Book at least 48 hours prior to arrival to receive your GetGo fuel card at the hotel front desk. Those booking less than 48 hours prior to arrival will have the GetGo fuel card mailed to their home following their stay.
Now that's an offer you can get revved up about!