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  • Tours cost $8 for adults; $7 for kids 5-17; game ticket prices vary
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Whether you're a Steelers fan or a devotee of another NFL team, Heinz Field is worth a visit. This modern stadium has one of the most unique views throughout the league thanks to its waterfront location. It also doubles as a concert venue for major acts throughout the year.

Although tickets for games and concerts are pricey, you can take a tour for much less. Tours last about 90 minutes, run from April through October and cost $8 for adults and $7 for seniors and kids ages 5 to 17. Recent visitors say the tour is a good consolation if you can't catch a game, noting the guides are informative and you still get the opportunity to take photos with the river backdrop.

You'll find Heinz Field on the waterfront of the North Side district, two blocks west of PNC Park. Check out the website for game pricing and schedule information.

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#1 Duquesne Incline The Duquesne Incline is one of two uphill trolleys — and it has been carting visitors up Mount Washington since the 1870s. After falling on hard times, the Duquesne Incline was ... Read more » Courtesy of VisitPITTSBURGH

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