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.
1212 Smallman Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222 +1 412 454 6300
The Senator John Heinz History Center used to formerly be the Chautauqua Lake Ice Company building until it completely refurbished into a stately 7-story building which houses poignant reminders of America's sinewy industrial workers. Interactive exhibits and simulations such as the 1940s Pittsburgh trolley are as exciting as stories of the migrants who built America. Check website for more details on the permanent exhibits and upcoming exhibitions.
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.
1501 Smallman Street Pittsburgh, PA 15222 +1 412 281 1588
A comprehensive entertainment center is what you will find here. Three nightclubs, a banquet area and an outdoor concert stage play host to various events that rock the place. Take part in the dock-side dining at the Boardwalk Grill, or simply tap your feet to the tunes playing out from the club areas. If you are looking for a place to host that big corporate bash, this is it. What better way to wind up a big business meet than with a party on the deck? Check the website for further details. Monday to Friday it is open from 5pm and Saturday to Sunday it is open from 12 pm.
The St. Nicholas Croatian Church is a graceful historic church built in 1922. Designed by noted architect Frederick C. Sauer, it has a simple yet stunning architecture. It has been a part of the National Register of Historic Places since 1922 and has been in continuous service from the time of its inception. The church is particularly famous for the murals made by Maxo Vanka.
6620 Hamilton Avenue Homewood Pittsburgh, PA 15206 +1 412 661 6452
This place is well-known as an open shelter, not refusing any animal that seems to have strayed. If you've lost your pet, you should make a trip here as the city's Animal Control Organization would get them to this place first. They also have a wild life center, making sure no animal is turned down. They appoint foster families for these animals and also see to the needs of the animals already living in the shelter, therefore volunteers are always welcome. The on-site veterinary clinic takes care of all emergencies, and if your pet is having any health problems, you are also welcome.
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