Whether you are traveling alone or with children, there is a lot to see and do in Pittsburgh. The following attractions are open all year. If you come at the right time, you might take in a Steeler’s or Pirates game, visit the amazing Three Rivers Arts Festival, check out the Three River’s Regatta, and much more. Check out Visit Pittsburgh for what’s going on right now.
- Carnegie Science Center – world-class huge science center for kids from 9 to 99
- Pittsburgh Zoo – a large, excellent zoo
- Phipps Conservatory – incredible botanical garden and glasshouse.Phipps has provided a world-class garden experience to its visitors since 1893!
- Heinz (Pittsburgh) History Center – chock full of Pittsburgh history (including sports)
- Clayton at the Frick – there’s a lot going on around here, but one of our favorites is to tour the Clayton mansion – a wonderful tour (reservations recommended). Also on the grounds is an antique car museum, a greenhouse, a (mostly) free art museum, the Frick Café (the best place to eat outdoors in Pittsburgh), and more. There’s also a park across the street with wonderful trails for easy hiking.
- Carnegie Museum of Art – world-class art museum, co-located with the Carnegie Museum of Natural History
- Carnegie Museum of Natural History– world-class history museum, co-located with the Carnegie Museum of Art
- Andy Warhol Museum – the largest museum in the world dedicated to a single artist
- Two Inclines – ride the incline and enjoy spectacular views from the top of Mount Washington
- Just Ducky Tours – a great, fun way to see the city
- Falling Water – We’ve added this because Falling Water is considered by many to be Frank Lloyd Wright’s ultimate masterpiece. This is about a one-hour drive through some gorgeous country. If you’re going, we recommend you make reservations for the tour.
See also: Traveling to Our Offices