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?!?!
Calling all shopaholics!
There's so much shopping in Pittsburgh, you might not know where to start. Downtown Pittsburgh is compact and walkable and has a load of small business stores and boutiques. Venture into Pittsburgh's unique neighborhoods for an eclectic mix sure to satisfy your shopping fix. High-end fashion can always be found at Ross Park Mall with over 150 retailers. Looking for a bargain? Grove City Premium Outlets, located just 50 minutes north of Pittsburgh, features more than 130 outlets, or hit up Tanger Outlets to the south in Washington County and over 80 outlets to shop til you drop!
Pittsburgh's museums and area attractions offer one-of-a-kind specialty stores where you can find gifts, collectibles and unique trinkets. Find garden treasures from Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Treat your kids to a science experiment from Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Take home something fun and funky from The Andy Warhol Museum. Don't forget to check out the gift stores at Senator John Heinz History Center and the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium for other fun and unique gifts.
Some of the best Pittsburgh souvenirs can be found at the WELCOME Pittsburgh Information Center & Gift Shops located in the David L. Lawrence Convention Center and 120 Fifth Avenue Place. They are full of knowledgeable staff who can tell you anything you want to know about Pittsburgh, and many of the merchandise for sale is created by local artisans. Check out our guide to shopping for more ideas.
Don't forget, no sales tax on clothing, shoes or necessities means big savings!