675 Old Frankstown Road Pittsburgh, PA 15239 +1 724 733 4665
Located within Boyce Park and open during the winter months, this ski area promises fun for the entire family. Situated at a height of approximately 1,180 feet, this place has slopes for both beginners and intermediate skiers. It also has five lifts, including two chair lifts. It offers children's programs, ski training, equipment rental and night skiing as well. There is an observation room from where you can enjoy a breathtaking view too. So do not stay indoors this winter; put on your jacket and gloves and rush here to have some fun!
700 Arch Street Allegheny Commons West Pittsburgh, PA 15212 +1 412 323 7235
Located in the historic side of Pittsburgh, this aviary has a treasury of beauty in store. Come by to enjoy wild life in the lovely woods of North Pittsburgh. This place houses more than 600 rare and endangered species of birds. Witness various flight atriums, bird-related exhibits, and demonstrations. Take a break from your TV set and get your children along to do some real bird-watching and learn more about nature and these lovely creatures.
7600 Grand Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15225 +1 412 262 3335
This sports center is part of Robert Morris University and home to RMU Colonials ice hockey team. Built in 1998, the place hosts a gamut of activities-figure skating, golf, athletic training, fitness center, public skating, and of course, ice hockey. While visitors can come for recreational purposes, RMUISC also offers training and instruction. The place rents out the premises for corporate and kiddie parties.
3264 Langfitt Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15212 +1 412 823 2090
The Pittsburgh Bonsai Society is one the foremost bonsai societies in the United States. Whether you are an amateur or a pro, you can come here and learn various gardening techniques. Visit the society, study different tricks of the trade and get to know suppliers of bonsai. The members of the society meet at the Pittsburgh Civic Garden Center every third Wednesday at 7p. They hold seminars, workshops, classes for beginners and professionals. Come by and be part of an intriguing art!
1000 Sandcastle Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15120 +1 412 462 6666
Whether you favor an adrenaline rush or prefer to chill in a calmer setting, this spot should be your destination for the day. Located just 15 minutes from downtown, this adventure-cum-entertainment zone features more than 10 waterslides, a go-karting zone, a hot tub, a wave pool and more. It also hosts events like music nights, movie nights, parties and more. A visit here is the ideal way to break the monotony of the week. For more information, check the website.
1 Allegheny Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15212 +1 412 237 3400
The Carnegie Science Center is one of the four Carnegie museums of Pittsburgh. It houses a world-class planetarium, a huge aquarium, the OMNIMAX cine theater and three demonstration theaters where live shows take place. This learning and entertainment hub is the perfect place to take children for a fun-filled day out. Spread across five floors of educational space, it serves as an interactive amusement park for children of all ages. Tickets can be bought at the Center or online. Check the website for more details.
542 Forbes Avenue Room 211, Parks Department, County Office Building, Allegheny Pittsburgh, PA 15219 +1 412 350 7275 (Parks Department)
Each of the six beautiful Allegheny County Parks provides various recreational activities to people of all ages. The Boyce Park is a downhill skiing location-it also has a wave pool and can be booked for various outdoor events. The White Oak Park has a wedding garden, a children's playground and also features the famous Angora Gardens. Go golfing, boating or scouting in the scenic Hartwood Gardens, or play soccer or visit an exhibition at the North Park. If all these seem like too much action, just walk your dog at one of the parks and sit by the lake to read a book! Check the website for more details.
2911 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15201 +1 412 642 2377
CJ's is a popular restaurant and lounge in the Strip District. The kitchen turns out American dishes like pork chops, burgers, chicken wings, sandwiches, wraps and salads. CJ's features a variety of events throughout the week, including karaoke nights, DJ sessions and live music. For for an energetic atmosphere, generous portions, tasty drinks and great entertainment, make sure to stop by CJ's.
1910 Smallmen Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222 +1 412 201 1100
Creating headlines all over Pittsburgh, the Headliners has gained popularity as one of the most loved venues in the city. The layout of the place combined with the state-of-the-art equipments are the highlights of this Pittsburgh favorite. Call for event schedules.
1212 Smallman Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222 +1 412 454 6000
The Senator John Heinz History Center is the largest museum and research center in Pennsylvania. The architecture of the building is steeped in history with memorabilia all over the museum walls. The Library & Archives section feature a specially collected section of historical annals and records. Founded in 1884, the center has been preserved and maintained by the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania and has a number of prestigious awards to its credit. The center also features the vast Meadowcroft Rockshelter & Museum of rural life which is involved with archaeological researches as well as a Sports Museum. You can also use the facility for hosting private gatherings, wedding receptions and trade shows alike.
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