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Best Things To Do in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is full of fun things to do, especially for families. You and the crew can take in a baseball game at PNC Park or root for the Steelers at Heinz Field. You can also get to know the animals at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium or explore the interactive museum that is the Carnegie Science Center. And after a long day of trekking about the hilly city, relax at the Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

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#1
Duquesne Incline
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.5

Why go: The Duquesne Incline is one of two uphill trolleys — and it has been carting visitors up Mount Washington since the ... read more»

#2
Heinz History Center
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.5

Why go: The Heinz History Center isn't your typical museum. Yes, there are artifacts from the city's role in the ... read more»

#3
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.5

Why go: Nestled in the Shadyside neighborhood, the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium can make an entertaining afternoon for young families. Everything from ... read more»

#4
Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.5

Why go: The Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens is a popular backdrop for local weddings and a haven for stressed undergrads, since two ... read more»

#5
PNC Park
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: Located on the southern shore of North Side district, PNC Park is the home base for Major League Baseball's ... read more»

#6
Carnegie Science Center
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: Offering a range of interactive exhibits covering a variety of topics, the Carnegie Science Center is a hit with adults ... read more»

#7
Heinz Field
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: Whether you're a Steelers fan or a devotee of another NFL team, Heinz Field is worth a visit. This ... read more»

#8
Andy Warhol Museum
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Overall Rating: Rating: 4.0

Why go: Located a block east of PNC Park in the North Side, the Andy Warhol Museum is the largest single-artist museum ... read more»

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