Great museums, restaurants, sports, and other attractions are just some of the seven reasons to visit Pittsburgh.


According to Deputy Picture Editor Antoinette Cumberbatch, AMERICA’S Steel City is home to amazing artwork, innovative breweries, and a plethora of exciting activities.

The city is home to everything, from iconic Warhol pieces to Pearl Jam’s preferred wine.


1. Warhol wonders

If you’re in Pittsburgh, you should definitely check out the museum dedicated to Andy Warhol, who is arguably the city’s most well-known native son.

You can tell right away that his work is about more than just Marilyn Monroe if you take a look at the beginning of the gallery.

Judy Garland at The Andy Warhol Museum


In addition to the Judy Garland portrait, he has a room full of silver, helium-filled, pillow-shaped balloons.

Entry costs £16.60 (Warhol.org).

In the meantime, you can view one of the earliest T. rex specimens ever discovered at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. specimens of T. rex, and the adjacent museum houses a wealth of artwork.

Carnegiemnh.org and Cmoa.org both list ticket prices of £16.60.

Afterward, visit the Mattress Museum to see Yayoi Kusama’s photo-worthy Infinity Dots Mirrored Room and other treats from the world of contemporary art.

Entry costs £16.60 (Mattress.org).

Check out the latest efforts to send humans to the moon firsthand at the Moonshot Museum.

Tickets cost £7.75 (Moonshotmuseum.org).


There are few longer bike paths in the United States than the 150 miles that make up the Great Allegheny Passage, one of the country’s most historic routes.

A two-hour version of the tour is available through Golden Triangle Bike Rentals (Bikepittsburgh.com).

Take a bike ride alongside the Monongahela River and past Colour Park


Run full speed past Colour Park and along the Monongahela River.

Fancy a pit stop?

Guests of The Highline can stop by the Sly Fox Brewery for a pint of their excellent coffee ale (at £6.25) or a refreshing raspberry hard seltzer (at £5.50).

In addition, there are 15 different ales and stouts available at Cinderlands Warehouse, one of the city’s more than 40 craft breweries.

The malty, sweet Ghost Rail lager is ideal for a nightcap on the fairy-lit patio.


Primanti Bros. is known for its huge sandwiches filled with fillings like pastrami, cheese, and slaw, and costs only $5.60.

Order the Drunk Duck (a combination of vodka, coconut rum, and strawberry lemonade served in a rubber duck) for a Man v. Food-style experience. Primary Bros.

Expect to queue for a seat at Primanti Bros


It's famed for huge sandwiches stuffed with fillings like pastrami, cheese and slaw


We loved the chorizo hash at Pamela’s for £7.70 (Pamelasdiner.com) and President Obama has said he enjoys the pancakes there.

You can also take a ‘Burgh Bits And Bites tour (Burghfoodtour.com) and eat your way through the Strip.

Don’t forget to pick up a pack of six Peace, Love & Little Donuts (Peaceloveandlittledonuts.com) for only £8.30. Flavors include salted pretzel and maple bacon.

After something fancier?

Beets with feta mousse and pea shoots are £12.50 at Spirits And Tales in the Oaklander Hotel (Spiritsandtales.com), while a fine wagyu burger with truffle fries costs £19.50.


A ride on the Duquesne Incline funicular will reward you with breathtaking panoramas of downtown Pittsburgh.

Tickets cost £4.15 (Duquesneincline.org).

Head Downtown to the art deco speakeasy at Omni William Penn Hotel


The Omni William Penn Hotel’s art deco speakeasy serves a mean Prohibition Punch (Omnihotels.com) made with strawberries, whiskey, ginger beer, and Angustura bitters.


There are so many great vintage shops and one-of-a-kind boutiques in the Lawrenceville area, you may need to bring an extra suitcase.

You can find trendy garments at Vestis (Vestispgh.com), and unique presents at Rosie’s Workshop (Rosiesworkshop.com).

Learn about baseball player Roberto Clemente's life at the Clemente Museum


The Clemente Museum tells the story of the legendary baseball player Roberto Clemente and features an on-site wine bar that Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam reportedly frequents.

Tours cost £17.45 (Clementemuseum.com).

On the other hand, the TRYP by Wyndham Pittsburgh/Lawrenceville Hotel is an excellent option for a night’s stay.

Built into the side of a former warehouse, this hotel features a rooftop bar serving cocktails with a breathtaking view of the city skyline and amenities like rainfall showerheads and Nip + Fab toiletries.


Attending a Pittsburgh Steelers game at Acrisure Stadium is a must if you want to feel like a true native.

Get there early and join in on the pre-game festivities, like beer pong in the parking lot.

Catch the Pittsburgh Steelers play an NFL fixture at the Acrisure Stadium


Even if the game itself is confusing, you should still buy one of the infamous “terrible towels” to wave around in a sea of orange.

Tickets cost from £125 (Steelers.com).


The genius behind the designs of the Guggenheim Museum and Fallingwater was American architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

The latter is located 90 minutes outside of Pittsburgh and was finished in 1939.

Fallingwater was designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright


Located in the bucolic Laurel Highlands, this destination will make you feel like you’ve stepped back in time.

Take a guided tour of this incredible house, and after being wowed by the cascading waterfall, step inside a time capsule of perfectly preserved decor for only £27 per person (Fallingwater.org).

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Kentuck Knob, another of Wright’s residences, features a beautiful sculpture garden and is just a short walk uphill.

Tours cost £24 per person (Kentuckknob.com).


Micheal Kurt

I earned a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science from Oregon State University. He is an avid sports lover who enjoys tennis, football, and a variety of other activities. He is from Tucson, Arizona, and is a huge Cardinals supporter.

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