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Here are a few unique ways to get a great sense of the city.
There are so many amazing ways to immerse yourself in Pittsburgh. If you like to be active and walk, bike, or run, we've got the tours for you. If cruising, boating, or riding a bus is more your speed, we have you covered too. If you're a Pittsburgher, experience your city in a new way and if you're a visitor, go on a tour you will never forget! Here are a few of our favorite ways to see the city.
Bike the 'Burgh specializes in multiple tour themes, including a Hollywood of the East tour. The tours are all levels (no Pittsburgh hills involved) and you can bring your own or bike or use one of theirs. Bike the 'Burgh is located at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The cost of tours vary and for more information or to schedule visit their website.
A sister tour, Walk the 'Burgh, is perfect if you aren't a cyclist but want to see Pittsburgh. Walk the 'Burgh offers the same routes and tours with additional ones including a public art tour. With Walk the 'Burgh you also get to tour some of the insides of buildings for a unique experience.
With seven different neighborhood food and walking tours to work your way through, 'Burgh Bits and Bites will keep your feet and stomach occupied for a while. Sylvia, the owner, is on a mission to connect people to communities through food. Whether you explore the Strip District, Southside, Lawrenceville, or Bloomfield, the specialized walking tours highlight Pittsburgh's best bits and tastiest bites.
The Pittsburgh Tour Company brings a bit of Britain to Pittsburgh with a Double Decker Bus tour. This is one of the only tours where you can get on and off the bus at different points in the city. If you take the tour from the beginning, the pickup is at South Side Works and there is a record twenty-one stops along the tour. From the Strip District to Oakland this tour is fun and rich with history.
The Gateway Clipper has so many options. Dining, sightseeing, and themed cruises ensure that there is something for everyone to enjoy. Their one-hour Three Rivers Sightseeing Cruises have been updated to include new narrations, including "Fun, Interesting & (even a little) Strange Pittsburgh". To learn more about the Gateway Clipper, check our our Insider's Guide.
A more futuristic way to tour Pittsburgh is by way of Segway. There are a few Segway Pittsburgh tours including one of Heinz Field, and one of Pittsburgh at nighttime. If you've never ridden a Segway before, don't let that stop you. Everyone watches a safety video and receives other training before you get on the Segway. Segway Pittsburgh is located at Station Square, and ensures a safe ane memorable experience!