Welcome to Pittsburgh! What do you want to do first? Not sure yet? Well what about plans for tomorrow? …Well you still have time to decide… Where are you staying? You haven't booked a hotel yet?!?!
Visiting Pittsburgh? If you've never been here before you may be wondering what there is to do in the Steel City.
We decided to help you out: Here are nine great ways to have fun in Pittsburgh.
Home to Pittsburgh native and prince of pop art, the Andy Warhol Museum is a must-see for art-lovers and pop culture junkies alike. Warhol is best known for his paintings of celebrities and the Campbell's Soup Cans.
Ride the Duquesne Incline to the top of Mt. Washington for a fantastic view of the city. Once you arrive at the top of the incline, via a 1877 cable car, check out the museum of historic photos and head outside to the observation deck for great photos of Pittsburgh's beautiful skyline. All visitors must be aware that only cash is accepted. If you don't have exact cash, a machine will dispense dollar coins and quarters.
Set sail on Pittsburgh's three rivers aboard a boat from the Gateway Clipper fleet. From kid-themed and sightseeing cruises to dining and dancing cruises, enjoy the picturesque skyline as the backdrop.
Kayak on Pittsburgh's three rivers for a different perspective of the city. Located underneath the Roberto Clemente Bridge, visitors can paddle past both Heinz Field and PNC Park. Solo and tandem kayaks are available for rent by the hour. No experience necessary.
Get nose-to-beak with over 500 species of birds from around the world. The large walk-through exhibits create an up-close-and-personal experience with free-flying birds. Penguin Point is home to 18 African Penguins in an open-air exhibit.
Discover your connection with nature at this Victorian greenhouse. Visitors will experience breathtaking seasonal flower shows, groundbreaking sustainable architecture and gorgeous indoor and outdoor gardens.
Home to the Pittsburgh Pirates, PNC Park is consistently voted the best ballpark in the MLB. Its scenic vistas of downtown and the riverfront create an exciting and dramatic urban sports venue. And, the Pirates brought the excitement of a winning season back to the 'Burgh for a second year in a row! The Bucs made postseason play for the second time since 1992.
Gritty and authentic and bursting with local flavor, the Strip District is an outdoor marketplace with one-of-a-kind shops ethnic shops. Stop and smell the freshly baked bread or the aroma of brewed coffee. A foodie heaven and one of Pittsburgh's favorite neighborhoods!
The Senator John Heinz History Center is home to the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum. Here, visitors can relive the moments that make Pittsburgh a great sports city. The Sports Museum captures the unforgettable and almost forgotten tales of Pittsburgh sports through hundreds of artifacts, more than 70 hands-on interactive exhibits, and 20 audio-visual programs.
Kristin, a Pittsburgh native, is a huge Pirates and Steelers fan. Her favorite thing about the city…the skyline! She is mom to Dutch, a sweet chocolate lab.