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'Burgh Perspectives


Pittsburgh From Above

A unique view of Pittsburgh through a Drone's eye!


What’s happening in the ‘Burgh?

If you haven’t been in town for a few years, you will find many new sights and opportunities.

Browse www.visitpittsburgh.com for directions, schedules and phone numbers to all of the suggested activities below and hundreds more.

  • Feel like riding a Gateway Clipper Fleet paddlewheel boat? Or maybe you’d like to tour the city on a WWII amphibious vehicle or a Molly’s Trolley. For the more energetic, how about touring the city on a Segway, visiting city and county parks, or perhaps enjoying the breath taking view of the city after riding the Duquesne or Station Square incline.
  • Weeks would be required to visit all of Pittsburgh's museums. There are 4 Carnegie Museums; the Museum of Art and the Museum of Natural History, both in Oakland, the Science Center and The Andy Warhol Museum, both on the north shore. The Frick Art and Historical Center is located in Point Breeze. The Rivers of Steel National Heritage area in Homestead shows us how our ancestors made Pittsburgh famous.
  • The Cultural District in downtown Pittsburgh (Sixth and Penn Avenues) contains 4 magnificent Theaters and many Galleries. There is also a popular dinner theater at the Crowne Plaza Hotel near South Hills Village. Some theaters are seasonal so check the websites for playbills.
  • The two casinos in the area are the Rivers Casino located on the North Side and the Meadows Racetrack and Casino located less than 20 miles south of Mt. Lebanon in Washington, PA.
  • Pittsburgh's restaurants and bars are steeped with local character and are located in many different neighborhoods. 
  • The South Side is always jumping and boasts some 50 eateries and bars.
  • In the cultural district downtown, one can find the Original Fish Market, Bravo Franco, the Capital Grille and Meat & Potatoes to name a few.
  • Mt. Washington’s fabulous view can be enjoyed at the Monterey Bay Fish Grotto and the LaMont.
  • Closer to home you can find Bistro 19, the Walnut Grill and Il Pizzaiolo right in the center of Mt. Lebo on Washington Road.
  • A little south of town on Route 19 at the former site of the Mt. Lebanon Lodge is the renowned Primanti Brothers where French fries on top of your sandwich are required!