Pittsburgh is KidsBURGH!

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Pittsburgh is a wonderful destination for the whole family. With exciting outdoor attractions, engaging indoor venues, and family-friendly entertainment that parents and kids will love, Pittsburgh will keep you smiling and coming back again and again.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Experience world-class treasures in a fun and educational way! Kids will especially enjoy exploring Dinosaur Hall, making new animal friends in the Living Collection, as well as summer camps, birthday parties, and special events throughout the year.

Carnegie Science Center

"Pittsburgh's destination for adventure" has more than 200 interactive exhibits designed specifically for family fun and education. Check out hopping, slithering animals in H2Oh!, defy gravity on the Ropes Challenge, and travel through the solar system without ever leaving the ground!

Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh inspires kids to learn and play every day! Spend a day with the characters of author and illustrator Mo Willems in The Pigeon Comes to Pittsburgh. And don't miss Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails this summer, where you can explore STEM concepts in a fun and creative way!

Duquesne Incline

Hop aboard original cable cars and scale the slopes to one of USA Today’s “10 Most Beautiful Views in America.” Kids of all ages love this scenic ride to Mount Washington. See Pittsburgh from a whole new point of view.

Gateway Clipper Fleet

A trip to Pittsburgh is not complete without an adventure on the three rivers! Take in the beauty of the famous river city with a Three Rivers Sightseeing Cruise. There's no better way to see Pittsburgh than from the decks of one of the Gateway Clipper Fleet’s beautiful Victorian riverboats! We can’t wait see you onboard!

Heinz History Center

"The Smithsonian's home in Pittsburgh" makes learning history fun with six floors of exciting exhibits and interactive spaces. Kids can experiment with sounds and tempo, design pop art, build bridges in the museum's Discovery Place, and so much more.

Idlewild & Soakzone

Idlewild & SoakZone offers classic amusement rides, a complete water park, live entertainment and unique attractions like Story Book Forest and Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood! This popular theme park is your ticket to family fun!

Just Ducky Tours

Pittsburgh's only fully-narrated, one-hour land and water adventure! Each excursion begins in historic Station Square before waddling through town then splashing into the river for the ride of your life in an authentic WWII amphibious vehicle.

Kennywood Amusement Park

Kennywood Amusement Park is a family-friendly Pittsburgh classic! This historic park offers a unique mix of classic rides and modern thrills, including six roller coasters, a 14-ride Kiddieland and several attractions that cannot be found anywhere else. No summer trip is complete without a visit to Kennywood.

National Aviary

There's always something incredible to experience at the National Aviary! Get nose-to-beak with a colony of African Penguins, hang out with a sloth, and mingle with the flamingos. You can venture through lush habitats and hand-feed beautiful birds. You can even meet a bird up-close during an interactive encounter!

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

There's something for every adventurer at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium this summer. From flying high over the jungle on the new zip line, to digging through a dinosaur excavation site, your family can choose an adventure that's right for everyone!

Sandcastle Waterpark

Pittsburgh's waterpark is located just minutes from Downtown. Sandcastle's boardwalk parallels the Monongahela River and offers 15 attractions, a wave pool, a calm pool, a lazy river, and two children’s areas.

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