Who said you have to spend money to have a good time? Not us! There are plenty of free activities in Pittsburgh and Its Countryside from gallery crawls to movies in the park to free wifi! Check out our list of free things to do ANYTIME or seasonally. So what are you waiting for?! Get out and experience all there is to do in Pittsburgh...for FREE!
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If you wonder what the New York Times meant by calling Pittsburgh the "only city with an entrance," simply drive from the Parkway West (I-376) into Downtown via the Fort Pitt Tunnel and Bridge (the main route from the airport). Watch for it: You won't want to miss a detail of the spectacular skyline and sparkling rivers as they appear suddenly before you.
Free Wireless Internet
You won't have to pay to stay connected in the 'Burgh. For two hours, connect to the Internet anywhere Downtown for free!
Get Around for Free
Go underground in Pittsburgh's subway, called the "T," which you can ride for free within the Golden Triangle. Downtown stops include Wood Street Station, US Steel Tower, First Avenue and Gateway.
Downtown Walking Tours
See skyscrapers. Soak up stories. Scarf down a sandwich. Download a one-hour walking tour of downtown Pittsburgh to hear surprising tales from the past, see the best classic and modern skyscrapers, and sit down for coffee or Pittsburgh's legendary lunch. These tours were created and recorded by Robert Morris University students and are available in 10 languages!
View from Mt. Washington
Drive up McArdle Roadway to Mt. Washington any evening to see why USA Weekend called this vantage point "one of the Top 10 most beautiful views in the country." Daytime views are great too, and sightseeing can be paired with a visit to the Emerald View Park, a 280-acre green space.
Park for Free on Sunday
Downtown street parking is free on Sundays.