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What To Do.

Sites Pittsburgh is known for, hidden gems, and everything in between.

Touristy PGH Things

Kennywood Amusement Park

The Gateway Clipper Boat Tour

The Incline

The Overlooks on Mt Washington

The Fountain at The Point

The Cathedral of Learning

The Strip District


Any sporting event

Gardens + Parks

Phipps Botanical Garden

National Aviary

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Gardens at the Frick

Schenley Park

Point State Park

Blue Slide Park (Mac Miller)

Northshore River Front Park

Mellon Park Shadyside

Live Music + Shows

Stage AE

Con Alma (Jazz)

Mr. Smalls





Rock Room

Rex Theater

Howl at the Moon

One-of-a-kind Bars

Bar 11 - Southside

Over The Bar - Southside

Tiki Lounge - Southside

Tequila Cowboy - Northshore

BURN (Cigar Lounge) -  Northshore

Monterey Pub - Northside

Jekyl & Hyde - Downtown

The Speakeasy - Downtown

Classes + Experiences

Mix Candle Co. - Lawrenceville

custom candle making

Enrico's Biscotti - The Strip District

bread or pizza making class

Pittsburgh Glass Center - Garfield

glass blowing class


Mello and Sons -  Lawrenceville

No. 14 Boutique -  Lawrenceville

Wild Card - Lawrenceville

Una Biologicals -  Lawrenceville

Gerbe Glass - Lawrenceville

Market House - Lawrenceville

Senseless - Garfield

Roxanne's Dried Flowers - The Strip

Government Center Records - Northside

Theater + Shows

Liberty Magic

The Benedum Center

Heinz Hall

Byham Theater

August Wilson Cultural Center

O'Reilly Theater

Kelly Strayhorn Theater

Greer Cabaret Theater

RowHouse Cinema


Pittsburgh Penguins - PPG Arena

Pittsburgh Steelers - Heinz Field

(**it was recently renamed to Acrisure Stadium, but no Pittsburgh-er will ever actually call it that)

Pittsburgh Pirates - PNC Park

Drinks + Games

Arsenal Bowl - Lawrenceville

Kickback Pinball Cafe - Lawrenceville

Coop De Ville - The Strip District

Barcadia - Downtown

Rivers Casino - Downtown

5 Iron Golf (indoor) - Downtown 

Steel City Axes - The Strip District

LGBTQ Nightlife

Blue Moon - Lawrenceville

The Brewer's Bar - Lawrenceville

Cattivo -  Lawrenceville

Lucky's Bar - The Strip District

Tilden - Downtown

5801 - Shadyside

P-Town - Bloomfield

HotMass - Downtown (Event only)

Fitness Classes

Stride -  Lawrenceville

Steel City Cycle -  Lawrenceville

Mecka Crossfit - The Strip District

Club Elevate Boxing - The Strip District

F45 - The Strip District

Solidcore Pilates - East Liberty

OrangeTheory HIIT - East Liberty

The Barre Code - Shadyside

Yoga Flow - Shadyside


The Warhol Museum

The Mattress Factory Museum

The Frick Museum

The Carnegie Museum of Art

The Carnegie Science Center

Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Heinz History Center

The Clemente Museum

The Nationality Rooms - Pitt Campus

Sports Bars

Industry Public House - Lawrenceville

Stinky's - Lawrenceville

William Penn Tavern - Lawrenceville

Southern Tier - Northshore

Mario's - Shadyside

City Works - Downtown

Lefty's - The Strip District

Best Bar Scene

** Butler Street in Lawrenceville **

Walters BBQ - Lawrenceville

The Goldmark - Lawrenceville

Cobra - Bloomfield

Kelly's - East Liberty

Tequila Cowboy - Northshore

Coop De Ville - The Strip District

Best Dancing

Belvedere's Ultra Dive - Lawrenceville

The Goldmark -  Lawrenceville

Spirit -  Lawrenceville

Brillobox - Lawrenceville

Cobra - Bloomfield

Tequila Cowboy - Northshore

Events (change locations):

Slappers and Bangers, I Hope You Have Fun, 

Outdoor - Chill

** Some are outside of Pittsburgh **

Visit Falling Water (need car)

Visit or Stay at Polymath

Visit Kentuck Knob

Dinner Cruise on the Gateway Clipper

Book a Picnic with Blanket&Board

Pick your own Flowers or Fruit

Walking Art Tour

Wellness, Spas + Beauty

Victory Float Lounge - Lawrenceville

Vanity Box Spa - Lawrenceville

Restore Hyper Wellness - Bloomfield

Evolve Wellness Spa - Shadyside

Paint Nail Bar - Shadyside

Levity - Squirrel Hill
Cryo PGH - East Liberty

Fairmont Spa - Downtown

Warm Timber & Wine Cellar - Fox Chapel

For more information on how to navigate around Pittsburgh, please download the Transit App for access to bikes, scooters, bus routes, and the T (train system).

Uber, Lyft, Zipcar and other car rental companies are also all available.

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