74 Fun Things To Do In Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh is Pennyslvania’s 2nd largest city and home to the Steelers football team. But I’m sure you knew that already! There are hundreds of other fun things to do, places to see, and attractions to visit in this incredible city. Also known as the City of Bridges because it has more bridges than any city in the world, Pittsburgh has an incredible history with the steel industry and is also a modern hub for technology. Kayak the rivers, visit new restaurants, and tour the museums; you’ll never run out of things to do in this great city in Pennsylvania!

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Trundle Manor

Cultivate your sense of wonder at Trundle Manor

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Chop, Wok & Talk!

Make your book club a cook club at Chop, Wok & Talk!

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Biblical Botanical Garden

Feel the peace in Rodef Shalom’s Biblical Botanical Garden

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Hofbrauhaus

Party bier-hall style at the Hofbrauhaus

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Three Rivers Rowing Association

Race dragon boats with Three Rivers Rowing Association

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Bloomfield Bridge Tavern

Get in touch with your polish roots at Bloomfield Bridge Tavern

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The Church Brew Works

Worship your beer at The Church Brew Works

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East End Brewing Co.

Pedal with fellow beer drinkers to & from East End Brewing Co.

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The Sphinx Cafe

Smoke some hookah at The Sphinx Cafe

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Outrageous Bingo

Play games with drag queens at Outrageous Bingo

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Randyland

Electrify your senses at Randyland

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Kayak Pittsburgh

Paddle under a full moon with Kayak Pittsburgh

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Dinner From Penn Mac

Put together a romantic dinner from Penn Mac

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Hot-Air Balloon

Float into the sunset in a Hot-Air Balloon

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Off The Wall Productions

Explore new theatrical frontiers at Off The Wall Productions

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Rolling Hills Ranch

Saddle up with a moonlight ride at Rolling Hills Ranch

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Fallingwater

Stay past dark & pretend you live at Fallingwater

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Andys Wine Bar

Jazz it up at Andy’s Wine Bar

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Jerry'S Records

Tune up your music collection at Jerry’s Records

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Photo Antiquities

Discover the history of photography at Photo Antiquities

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South Side Slopes

Enjoy the view from the top of the South Side Slopes

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James Gallery

Go through a collection of contemporary art at James Gallery

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Carnegie Science Center

Wish upon a star & millions more at Carnegie Science Center

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Jumpin' Castle's Indoor Playground

Outdoor voices are welcome at Jumpin’ Castle’s Indoor Playground

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The Hartwood

Take the mansion tour at The Hartwood

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Pittsburgh Water Steps

Walk around to cool off at Pittsburgh Water Steps

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Haunted Pittsburgh

Zap some energy into your weekend routine at Haunted Pittsburgh

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Just Ducky Tour

Experience Pittsburgh’s only land and water tour

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The Pittsburgh Tour Company

Spend a great day at the Pittsburgh Tour Company

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Handmade Arcade

Visit Handmade Arcade fair in November

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Arts & Crafts Holiday Spectacular

Spend time at the Arts & Crafts Holiday Spectacular

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Mid-Winter Soup Contest

Grab your bowl of soup at Mid-Winter Soup Contest

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Pittsburgh Zoo & Ppg Aquarium

Observe a great up-close viewing of animals with kids and family

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Pittsburgh Penguins

Watch an eye catching, exciting ice-hockey game with the Pittsburgh Penguins

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PPG Plaza Outdoor Ice Skating Rink

Do some ice skating with gorgeous scenery at PPG Plaza Outdoor Ice Skating Rink

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Schenley Park

Gift your eyes with a treat of beautiful sunset view at Schenley Park

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Schenley Skating Rink

Enjoy ice skating at Schenley Skating Rink

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Mattress Factory

Embrace your dark side at The Mattress Factory

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Light Up Night

Feel the magic of Light up night at Downtown Pittsburgh

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Golden Triangle Bike Rentals

Have an amazing Day on the Great Allegheny Passage at Golden Triangle Bike Rentals

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Citiparks Swimming Pools

Brace yourself for a swim at Citiparks Swimming Pools

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Sandcastle Water Park

Splish and splash all day long at Sandcastle Water Park

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Andy Warhol Museum

Check out the pop art at Andy Warhol Museum

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Children’S Museum Of Pittsburgh

Wear the kids out at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

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Toonseum

Tweak your tiny toon love at Toonseum

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National Aviary

See some birds at the National Aviary

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Bayernhof Music Museum

Savour the music at Bayernhof Music Museum

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Citiparks Dollar Bank Cinema

Catch a flick at the open air Citiparks Dollar Bank Cinema

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PNC Park

See the Pirates play baseball at PNC Park

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Frick Park

Hike a trail at Frick Park

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Phipps Conservatory

Traverse through floral wonders at Phipps Conservatory

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Mellon Park

Walk a trail at Mellon Park

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Mount Washington

Take in all of nature’s beauty at Mount Washington

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Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival

Have a blast at Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival

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Bicycle Heaven

Ride a pee wee herman bike at Bicycle Heaven

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Carnegie Museum Of Natural History

Take a blast to the past at Carnegie Museum Of Natural History

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Saint Anthony Chapel

Tour the Saint Anthony Chapel, a designated Historical Landmark in Pittsburgh

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Duquesne Incline

Conquer your fears at Duquesne Incline

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Rivers Casino

Test your poker talent at Rivers Casino

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Heinz Field

Watch the Steelers play at Heinz Field

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Ross Park Mall

Explore some high end stores at Ross Park Mall

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Senator John Heinz History Center

Explore your inner historian at Senator John Heinz History Center

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The Strip

Deal with the street vendors at The Strip

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Fort Pitt Block House

Take your piece of history at Fort Pitt Block House

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Prince Gallitzin State Park

Get fascinated by nature at Prince Gallitzin State Park

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Point State Park

Watch the confluence of Pittsburgh’s three rivers at Point State Park

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Monongahela Incline

Feel the fear at Monongahela Incline

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Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

Enjoy a peaceful walk in the wood at Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

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Center For Postnatural History

Brush up your knowledge of history at Center For Postnatural History

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Roberto Clemente Bridge (Sixth Street Bridge)

Stroll along the Allegheny River at Roberto Clemente Bridge (Sixth Street Bridge)

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Market Square

Explore downtown Pittsburgh at Market Square

74 things to do later, here we are. Time to go play now. If there’s something really important that we missed, make sure you suggest it to us. We’ll listen!

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