Best Things To Do in Pittsburgh

Best Things To Do in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh Museums Offer Fun for All Ages

Pittsburgh Museums Offer Fun for All Ages

Updated Mar 10, 2019

Looking for a way to get out of the cold and wet winter weather? Explore one of Pittsburgh's many world-class museums and discover fantastic works of art, science, technology and much more!

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Dinosaurs In Their Time at Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Updated Mar 2, 2019

The Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s Dinosaurs in Their Time exhibit is one of the museum’s core attractions. This unique exhibit is home to dozens of original fossils from throughout the Mesozoic Era (The Age of Dinosaurs) and the fossil skeletons are displayed in scientifically accurate recreations of their natural habitats.

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Louis Anthony Jewelers Showroom

Louis Anthony Jewelers: A Family Affair

Updated Feb 26, 2019

In 1980, when Louis A. Guarino, Jr. began working in the jewelry industry in the South Hills of Pittsburgh, his interest was sparked and 10 years later the idea to open his own store came to fruition.

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Duquesne Incline vs. Monongahela Incline in Pittsburgh

Duquesne Incline vs. Monongahela Incline in Pittsburgh

Updated Jan 10, 2019

Pittsburgh was once home to dozens of inclines, but today the Monongahela Incline and Duquesne Incline are the only ones that are in operation, still carrying passengers from Mt. Washington to the Monongahela River and downtown Pittsburgh below. Once a practical – even necessary – means of public transportation that was greatly relied upon by people who needed to quickly and easily reach the city below, today the Pittsburgh inclines are a popular sightseeing adventure and also offer easy access to great restaurants. Before you visit, here’s a bit of detailed history about each of these “must-see” local treasures.

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Left to Right: Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater; the Monongahela Incline in downtown Pittsburgh.

Sightseeing Adventures: What to Do in Pittsburgh

Updated Jan 9, 2019

Pittsburgh is a city of walkable neighborhoods with a stunning skyline and a lively downtown. Situated in southwestern Pennsylvania, it is the largest urban area in Appalachia and the Ohio River Valley. Nicknamed the “City of Bridges,” this historic industrial town is experiencing an urban renewal and offers a variety of attractions, so this feature highlights a few of the most interesting and convenient tours available.

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Crossroads 1945-Now Exhibit at Carnegie Museum of Art

Updated Jan 5, 2019

The Crossroads exhibit currently on display at Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Art celebrates over 130 artworks created between 1945 and today. These unique works of art are separated into 8 categories each with their own separate point of entry in the museum. Each distinct grouping of artworks celebrates its own theme and personality and each stands on its own. However, they all come together to focus on artistic decision making as an urgent and vital form of thinking in the world.

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Altius: The Pinnacle of Fine Dining in Pittsburgh

Posted Oct 23, 2018

High atop Mt. Washington and only a few minutes from downtown you’ll find one of Pittsburgh’s finest restaurants. Altius is a flawless mix of comfortable dining, exceptional service, unbelievable food and a view that is second to none anywhere in the world. The wait staff is very hospitable and makes you feel comfortable right away.

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Shadyside: Pittsburgh's Fashion Center

Shadyside: Pittsburgh's Fashion Center

Updated Aug 30, 2018

Located about 10 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, the Shadyside neighborhood offers a quiet and comfortable zone in which to update your look and peruse the latest fashion trends. Originally named for the local railroad station, Shadyside remains true to its roots as a bustling hub for shopping dining and nightlife.

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