Mount Washington (new)

A grand view awaits atop Mt. Washington, one of the most visited neighborhoods in Pittsburgh.

Iconic, uplifting and vast. Chances are you've heard of or seen photos of the amazing views that can be captured in this historic Pittsburgh neighborhood. Visit us and see for yourself the many things waiting to be explored on Mount Washington.

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Mount Washington is Perfect for

Nature LoversIt’s truly hard to beat the view from the Grandview Overlook on Pittsburgh’s Mount Washington. You can also enjoy the skyline from Emerald View Park, a 257-acre greenspace for exploring, walking and biking on several miles of scenic trails. Your furry friends are welcome, too!

History BuffsPittsburgh’s location at the confluence of two rivers made it a highly desirable place for settlers in early American history. At the Point of View Statue on Grandview Avenue, you can observe a face-to-face meeting between George Washington and Seneca tribe leader Guyasuta in 1770.

Family TravelersA trip to Mount Washington is a must for those visiting Pittsburgh with a family. The incline is a hit with all generations, and a family photo at the overlook makes for a perfect souvenir. Stop in Grandview Bakery for your sugar fix. From cakes and cookies to pies and do-it-yourself baking essentials, you’ll find everything you need here to sweeten up your day.

Locals Love

The Inclines

The Inclines are iconic in Pittsburgh, and beloved by locals and visitors alike. First established in the 1870s, these historic “funiculars” operate as a means of public transportation, and as a popular tourist attraction. Take a ride up or down for beautiful views and a truly unique experience.

love, Pittsburgh Shop

It doesn’t get much more local than love, Pittsburgh Shop on Mount Washington. At this female-owned business stock full of locally made gifts, treats, art and more, you are sure to feel the love for Pittsburgh. Be sure to take home something to remember your trip by.

Mount Washington is true Pittsburgh, through and through. From breakfast at Micro Diner (stop by on Friday or Saturday for 24-hour service!) to watching the sunset at the Grandview Overlook there is so much to enjoy in this neighborhood.  

The Facts

  • Population: 10,216
  • Size: 1.139 square miles
  • Young George Washington once stood along what is now Grandview Avenue and mapped the land and rivers below for the British who lay claim to the forks of the Ohio River.

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