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  Landmarks & History   Pittsburgh, PA
Completed in 1877, the magnificent Duquesne is an inclined plane railroad located near Pittsburgh, Washington. The 800 feet long incline was designed by Samuel Diescher. The incline was initially meant for carting
  Museums & Science   Pittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Art Museum is situated in Oakland, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Andrew Carnegie founded the exemplary museum in 1895 with the objective of honoring and unifying the art industry and its tools. Carnegie
  Museums & Science   Pittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Museum of Natural History established in 1896 by Andrew Carnegie an industrial forms one of the fantastic attraction sites in the USA. Located in Pennsylvania, Oakland at 4400 Forbes Avenue this museum
  Fun Quirky Stuff   Mill Run, PA
Frank Lloyd Wright's falling water house is an architectural master piece that is a very popular tourist attraction. The house was built for the Kaufmann family, by an American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, who
  Zoos & Aquariums   Pittsburgh, PA
The Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is a wonderful place to visit for the families. One of only six major zoos in the United States, and among the top three children's zoos in the country, the zoo provides a natural
  Parks & Nature   Pittsburgh, PA
Phipps conservatory and botanical gardens were made functional and open to public view in 1893. Phipps conservatory was built by Henry Phipps as a gift to the city of Pittsburgh, since then the conservatory has
  Zoos & Aquariums   Pittsburgh, PA
As America’s premier bird zoo it is home to approximately 500 birds from 150 different species from all across the globe. Many of the birds who live here are on either the endangered or threatened list
  Museums & Science   Pittsburgh, PA
The Pittsburgh Children’s museum has been part of Pittsburgh since 1983. This museum offers children 11 different sections and many more different activities for them and their whole family. XOXO &ndash
  Fun Quirky Stuff   Washington, PA
Do you want to enjoy scenic country-side on a joyful ride in electric trolleys? Trolleys and trams were an inexpensive mode of transportation back in the early 19th century, when streetcars were not abundant
  Museums & Science   Pittsburgh, PA
The Heinz History Center lets you enjoy 250 years of Pittsburgh history all under one very large roof. This museum consists of six floors and 275,000 square feet of history from The French Indian War to the Super
  Museums & Science   Pittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Science Center opened in 1991 and helped to fulfill the dream Andrew Carnegie had in the 1800’s, to share the world of art and science with the everyday man. The Carnegie Science Center today offers
  Fun Quirky Stuff   Indiana, PA
The Jimmy Stewart Museum is located on the third floor of County Community building in Indiana, Pennsylvania. Fans and admirers of the famous actor can explore his life in interesting photos, video presentations
  Museums & Science   Pittsburgh, PA
Frick Art and Historical Center is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The historical center includes a cluster of museums, and historical buildings, where visitors can view a collection of fine arts, beautiful
  Parks & Nature   Coraopolis, PA
Montour Trail is one of the best rail trails in Pittsburgh stretching 46 miles between Coraopolis to Clairton. The trail follows the old Montour Railroad running along the creek. Share the trail with cyclists
  Theater & Performance   Pittsburgh, PA
The mission of Gemini Children's Theater is to help develop your child's creativity and imagination through the performing arts. Programs include Summer Camps, Acting Classes, and special interactive performances
  Museums & Science   Pittsburgh, PA
For fans of comic books and cartoons this small museum is a dream. This place is run almost entirely by passionate volunteers whose goal is to promote the art of cartooning. Even if you aren't a Marvel or D.C
  Museums & Science   Pittsburgh, PA
The Mattress Factory is a contemporary and modern art museum with a bit of a difference as the rather unconventional name may suggest. Here you will find no guards and few barriers, the art works and installations
  Museums & Science   Ligonier, PA
Pennsylvania's Fort Ligonier played an important role in the French and Indian War, known as the Seven Year War outside of the States, and in the early history of the city of Pittsburgh and the state of Pennsylvania
  Playgrounds & Pools   Bridgeville, PA
E2 Toys to Try is a toy store as the name indicates, but it's more than a toy store, E2 has an indoor play space with a toddlers area, a wonderful place where your kids can play with lead-free and safe equipment
  Amusements   Glenshaw, PA
Romp N Roll offers roller rinks skating for visitors of all ages, public skating sessions provide fun, recreation and sporting activity for kids and adults. Romp N Roll was founded in 1993 and is open year-round
  Adventures & Sports   Pittsburgh, PA
The 32-acre RMU Island Sports Center, a sports and recreation destination in Pittsburgh, offers activities for the entire family. Facilities include ice and inline skating rinks, golf range, mini golf, athletic
  Amusements   Pittsburgh, PA
Fun Slides Carpet Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a fun carpet skating venue that is open to visitors of all ages. Everyone who loves skating and skateboarding can come and experience unique and quirky skate
  Amusements   Bridgeville, PA
Jump, bounce and flip around all day at the Flight Trampoline Park in Bridge Ville, Pennsylvania. Flight trampoline park is way more than a bounce house, it is one of a kind entertainment and amusement center
  Amusements   Frazer, PA
Golf enthusiasts looking for some quirky fun should visit Glow in the Dark Golf course, Glow Golf provides lots of fun, entertainment and thrill for the families. Play golf in black lit glowing miniature golf
  Amusements   Pittsburgh, PA
The fun never ends at Wildwood Highlands Family fun center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Wildwood Highlands is a huge family entertainment center that is located just minutes away from North Park, it offers rides
  Adventures & Sports   Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh's Latitude 360 provides just about everything you need for a great night out with your buddies. With cinema, games room, sports theater, bowling alley and comedy gigs there are numerous opportunities
  Amusements   Pittsburgh, PA
For a fun and different night out with your kids or with friends you could do worse than heading to Games 'N' At. Here you'll find all kinds of amusements you may remember from your childhood and others you may
  Amusements   Pittsburgh, PA
Jump Zone is an indoor play center in Allison Park, Pittsburgh, a popular bounce center where kids can bounce and jump around all day. Jump Zone features bounce houses for kids aged 2-12 along with a toddler's
  Museums & Science   Gibsonia, PA
The Western Pennsylvania Miniature Railroad Museum is a must see destination for model train engineers young and old. For a passion that transcends generations the Museum has interactive displays and an impressive
  Markets & Shops   McCandless, PA
From Memorial Day weekend through to Labor Day you can head along to the North Park Boat House to rent a kayak to take out on the park's superb lake. You can also head to the Over the Bar Bicycle Café for
  Markets & Shops   Wexford, PA
A trip to Soergel Orchards is a treat for parents and their children alike. Adults will love all the amazing fresh products that are available in the Orchards' market. Meanwhile kids will love all the various
  Amusements   Cranberry Twp, PA
For years now Fun Fore All has been providing great days out for young families. Open year round it can make an entertaining visit especially during those tough Pittsburgh winters. Attractions at Fun Fore All
  Playgrounds & Pools   McKees Rocks, PA
Clever Park is home to a swimming pool and Sports Complex. The Pool is a popular destination when things heat up during the summer. Aside from the pool you can avail of tennis courts, a basketball and volleyball
  Playgrounds & Pools   Pittsburgh, PA
The Blue Slide Playground at Frick Park has been a fixture at Frick Park for many years. During the fairer months of the year it is not unusual to see kids going along with cardboard in the arm to head down the
  Landmarks & History   Pittsburgh, PA
If PPG Place is the jewel in downtown Pittsburgh's impressive skyline then the water feature in its Plaza is where that jewel sparkles brightest. This masterfully designed fountain uses 140 water jets and 280
  Theater & Performance   South Park Township, PA
South Park children's theater provides good quality and affordable theater to its audience. The children's theater only costs $3 each and the theater is a unique outdoor venue that creates a perfect family-friendly
  Parks & Nature   South Park Township, PA
The South Park Preserve is most famous for its bison population. These fabulous beasts were originally brought to the Preserve in the 1920's and ever since that time there has always been a permanent bison population
  Playgrounds & Pools   Pittsburgh, PA
Troy Hill Park was once home to a large public swimming pool which was closed in 2003. To replace it the city put in a spray park which amongst other advantages trumps the pool because it is absolutely free to
  Playgrounds & Pools   Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh's Pleasant Hills is home to Pleasant Kingdom a fabulous wooden playground. Decked out with walkways, slides, mazes and more there is so much here to keep your children entertained. When it was built
  Farms & Orchards   Elizabeth, PA
Round Hill Park is a large green space located in the Elizabeth Township. The highlight of a visit here has to be the working farm. This farm is home to an exhibit farm which welcomes visitors and children to
  Amusements   Ligonier, PA
Idle Wild is one of the most prolific recreation centers in the U.S, located a few miles from Pittsburgh. It was established in 1878 when William Darlington, was granted the right to use his land for picnic purposes
  Fun Quirky Stuff   Wexford, PA
Go Ape Treetop is located miles from Pittsburgh in the North Park. It’s an amazing adventurous franchise that offers daring participants a baboon and monkey high up in trees experience. It is set upon a
  Parks & Nature   Homestead, PA
Sandcastle is a water park situated at west Homestead in Pittsburgh. This explicit water park forms one of the greatest amusing, relaxing and thrilling points at the banks of Monongahela River. The park was officially
  Parks & Nature   West Mifflin, PA
Kennywood formerly opened as a trolley park in 1898 and located in West Miffin in Pennsylvania, is one of the only two registered National Historic places in the U.S. It was changed to a Kennywood company in 1906
  Museums & Science   Pittsburgh, PA
Situated on the shores of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Andy Warhol museum hosts a collection of archives and art of Andy Warhol, a pop artist who was born in Pittsburgh. The Andy Warhol Museum is among the four
  Tours   Pittsburgh, PA
PNC Park is a modern baseball park, home for pirates of Pittsburgh and located on the North Shore of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania along River Allegheny. PNC has a sitting capacity of 38,362 and a great natural grass
  Museums & Science   Pittsburgh, PA
The Fort Pitt museum has a significant historical importance in shaping many world-wide events, and it showcases the history of western Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh. The museum is located in the historical Point
  Landmarks & History   Homestead, PA
Rivers of steel national heritage area is a center for promotion and preservation of region's biggest steel making giants. Southwestern Pennsylvania was the steel making capital of the world from 1875 to 1980
  Parks & Nature   Pittsburgh, PA
Emerald view park is the place to visit if you wish to view the finest sights of the Pittsburgh city. The park is scattered on an area of 257acres, and surrounds the scenic Mount Washington. This park connects
  Parks & Nature   Pittsburgh, PA
Point State Park is located at the tip of downtown Pittsburgh, at "the Golden Triangle". The park has a captivating historical importance, it commemorates the historic heritage of the area during the French and
  Zoos & Aquariums   Pittsburgh, PA
The Pittsburg Zoo opened its doors over one hundred years ago and remains an important part of the Pittsburg community. Home to over 400 different species of animals, including 22 that are either threatened or
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