6 Must-See Places in Pittsburgh

6 Must-See Places in Pittsburgh

Add a visit these must-see places to your next Pittsburgh adventure!

Whether you’re heading to Pittsburgh for the first time, rediscovering the city of bridges or looking for hidden gems, check out these must-see places in Pittsburgh.  

The Andy Warhol Museum 

“POP” in to The Andy Warhol Museum for an iconic experience. This world-renowned museum welcomes visitors to celebrate the life and legacy of pop art icon and Pittsburgh native, Andy Warhol. Explore seven floors filled with Warhol’s inspiring and influential work including the iconic Silver Clouds exhibition. Experience a variety of programming for educators, kids and families, LGBTQIA+ and more.  

Duquesne Incline 

Enjoy Pittsburgh from new heights with a memorable ride on the Duquesne Incline. As one of the only few remaining historic funiculars in the country, the Duquesne Incline transports visitors 400 feet above Pittsburgh’s three rivers along the hillside of Mount Washington on a red cable car. After the ride, experience an incredible skyline view of Pittsburgh – named one of the “10 most beautiful views in America” by USA Today weekend magazine.

Great Allegheny Passage 

Beginning at Point State Park, The Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) is a 150-mile, non-motorized path between Downtown Pittsburgh and Cumberland, Maryland. this bucket-list trail features a charming chain of trail towns via 16 bridges, four tunnels and thousands of picture-perfect photo ops. Plan a walk, day trip or week-long biking adventure on the GAP connecting to the C&O Canal Towpath leading all the way to Washington, D.C. for an unforgettable outdoor experience. 

August Wilson African American Cultural Center 

Named for the Pulitzer-prize winning playwright and Pittsburgh native, August Wilson, the August Wilson African American Cultural Center (AWAACC) is a multi-purpose venue including art galleries, a performance theater, an education center for classes and more focused on sharing the African American experience and the rich culture of the African diaspora. Located in the Cultural District, the AWAACC is a visually iconic landmark designed by renowned architect Allison Williams. Throughout the year, the AWAACC features dynamic exhibitions, educational events, award-winning artists and performances. 

Primanti Bros. 

Embrace the authentic, and almost famous, Primanti Bros. sandwich – a Pittsburgh tradition! Born in 1933 during the Great Depression, the irresistible staple sandwich was created by Joe Primanti to feed truck drivers and workers during all hours of the day. The over-stuffed sandwiches feature a choice of grilled meat topped with cheese, fresh-cut French fries, sweet and sour coleslaw and tomato slices all between two slices of fresh Italian bread. Visit the original Primanti Bros. in Pittsburgh’s historic Strip District, open 24/7. 

a sandwich and pint of beer on a table at Primanti Bros

Wigle Whiskey 

Located in the Strip District, Wigle Whiskey Distillery, Restaurant and Mini-Museum is a family owned and operated business that produces local whiskey with a nod to the historical influence of whiskey distilling in Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania. Wigle has been the most awarded craft whiskey distillery for five consecutive years by the American Craft Spirits Association and features a variety of made from scratch spirits including craft Rye Whiskey, City of Champions Bourbon, and Eau de Pickle.