Things to do in Pittsburgh
One-stop shop for fashion, body, home, and food in a converted ice factory. Products are sourced from artisans and fair-trade companies in over 40 developing countries.
Created in 1955 to keep post-war businesses from relocating, Pittsburgh's Mellon Square not only accomplished that, but continues to attract city dwellers and tourists with live concerts and performances.
The brilliant Frank Lloyd Wright designed his masterpiece to straddle a forest waterfall, and the resulting home, built as a bucolic escape for a Pittsburgh department store owner, where the river’s rush is always audible, has been an architectural icon ever since. Admission $20
Next door to the Country Pie Shoppe, this old-fashioned space stocks penny candy, fudge, and handmade wooden toys.
Because of PNC Park’s orientation on the banks of the Allegheny River, most fans enjoy a sweeping panorama of Roberto Clemente Bridge.
Where the Allegheny and Monongahela meet to form the Ohio River, 22 miles of riverside paths wind throughout the city limits—and are best explored by bike.
Rent a mountain, recumbent, tandem, or surrey.
The Andy Warhol Museum honors local-boy-makes-good with more than 12,000 works of art covering seven stories.