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Best things to do in Pittsburgh

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Art Museum
“It is hard to deny Andy Warhol's impact on art. The museum is really well done and has plenty to offer for people who are huge fans of his work to people who don't know much about him. ”
90local recommendations
Baseball Stadium
“Home of the Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball Team! One of the most Iconic stadiums for the views of the city from inside the stadium”
63local recommendations
Football Stadium
“Need I say more? We have season tickets and often have extras so let me know if you are looking for tickets. ”
51local recommendations
Art Museum
“The Mattress Factory is a contemporary art museum. It was a pioneer of site-specific installation art and features permanent installations by artists Yayoi Kusama, James Turrell, and Greer Lankton.”
63local recommendations
Neighbourhood
“The “best of the best” neighborhood in Pittsburgh ! The views are spectacular from this area . The walkability and friendly atmosphere welcome all visitors and residents alike !”
70local recommendations
Botanical Garden
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“Great place to see plants of all types from all over the world. There is always something new to see with their rotation of seasonal shows. If you are visiting around Christmas time, you must check out the light show.”
60local recommendations
Neighbourhood
“There is always something happening whether it is in the daytime or in the evening. A bustling market during the day full of fresh produce and some of Pittsburgh's best restaurants. In the evening, it has one of the greatest nightlifes in Pennsylvania.”
76local recommendations
History Museum
“We do not visit this place enough. It is one of the better museums in the country. Spend the afternoon here and then walk through Oakland and see the sites. ”
47local recommendations
Park
“Created in 1889 with land donated by heiress Mary Schenley, the park now contains 456 acres of trails, woods, and attractions. A daily destination for university students, business-people, and outdoor enthusiasts, the park also hosts major annual events such as the Vintage Grand Prix and the Pittsburgh Race for the Cure. Visitors to Schenley Park can spend a morning at the remarkable Phipps Conservatory, enjoy lunch and a concert at the Schenley Park Café and Visitor Center, relax on Flagstaff Hill, play a round at the Bob O’Connor Golf Course, head to the Schenley Oval Sportsplex for ice skating or summer sports, or take a dip in the swimming pool. And of course, the trails offer a refreshing and convenient escape from the city.”
45local recommendations
Zoo
“The Pittsburgh Zoo is one of only six major zoo and aquarium combinations in the United States. Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's Highland Park, the zoo sits on 77 acres of park land where it exhibits more than 4,000 animals representing 475 species, including 20 threatened or endangered species. Address: 7370 Baker St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206”
49local recommendations
Science Museum
“If you have children, you will enjoy a trip here. There are tons of hands on activities in the three plus floors.”
51local recommendations
Park
“We love to ride bikes or hike with the dog in Frick Park; it is full of singletrack and fire roads and really lovely.”
59local recommendations
State / Provincial Park
“This is a great place to walk and relax. See where the original Fort Pitt was, visit the Fort Pitt Museum if you like, and enjoy the fountain where the Ohio river starts.”
49local recommendations
Zoo
“There is no shortage of things to do at the aviary. The exhibits are focused around being interactive and let guests and the birds coexist. See birds from all around the world, feed canaries, feed toucans and meet the two sloths! If you are a fan of birds of prey, go to the sky deck where you can see unbound birds flying around. ”
38local recommendations
Museum
“Sprawling contemporary art museum features permanent collections of paintings, sculptures & more.”
33local recommendations
University
“Close the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and Oakland. Tour the lovely campus.”
25local recommendations