Situated at the union of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers, Pittsburgh forms a perfect tourist destination surrounded by hills and valleys. The city has lots of attractions including parks, museums, zoos, food, and historical places.
Point State Park: A National Historic Landmark where the story of the French and Indian War is revealed with monuments and markers in the park. Also, walking on the beautifully landscaped garden with a huge fountain pleases you from within.
Frick Park: This Pittsburgh's largest historic regional park is famous for its extensive trails throughout sharp valleys and wooded slopes. It is home for hundred species of birds. Also, Blue Slide Playground and red clay tennis courts & baseball fields make the Frick Park a favorite spot to hang out with family and friends.
Schenley Park: The 456 acres of Schenley Park include rolling hills, woods, trails, a swimming pool, tennis courts, a golf course, a nature center, and an ice skating rink. So, it is the best place to spend your leisure time.
It is also a pleasant experience watching the man-made Panther Hollow Lake in this Schenley Park.
The best amusement park in Pittsburgh has a unique mix of classic rides and adventure thrills. The roller coasters and Kiddieland make it an all-time favorite spot for family and friends.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens: Explore the amazing botanical garden loaded with beauty and wonders of nature at Phipps. The 15 acres of the garden include a 14-room greenhouse and 23 distinct gardens.
Enjoy watching the splendid seasonal flower shows, exclusively commissioned exhibits, famous orchid and bonsai collections and many more.
This is a must-visit destination while touring to Pittsburgh. You will be stunned by watching the beautiful panoramic views of the Pittsburgh city and the three rivers from the top of the fascinating Mount Washington that is 367-feet-high.
Duquesne Incline: Enjoy riding in the century-old wooden cable car to enjoy the spectacular views of downtown Pittsburgh and the three rivers. It would be a memorable experience to watch Pittsburgh’s beautiful skyline.
Fort Pitt Block House: Visit the oldest historic building Fort Pitt Block House that has witnessed the history of Pittsburgh 250 years before.
The Nationality Rooms: Visit The Nationality Rooms, a collection of 31 historical classrooms from the 18th century located on the first and third floors of the University of Pittsburgh's Cathedral of Learning.
It is an amazing experience to explore the classrooms built with themes from different time periods and countries from around the world.
Andy Warhol Museum: Visit the largest museum in North America dedicated to a single artist, Andy Warhol who was the Pittsburgh-born pop art icon. The museum includes an extensive permanent collection of artworks and archival materials from Andy Warhol.
The artworks in the museum include paintings, drawings, commercial illustrations, sculptures, prints, photographs, wallpapers, sketchbooks, and books.
Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium: Are you an animal lover? Then you must visit the Pittsburgh Zoo with more than 4,000 animals. This zoo is one of the only six major zoo and aquarium combinations in the United States.
Watch the wildlife here including flamingo, Kunekune pigs, Philippine crocodiles, Aldabra tortoises, and many more.
Whether you are a historian, nature lover, animal lover, art lover, or a foodie, Pittsburgh is an ideal destination for exploring its history, nature, wildlife, and food.