The Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh


1000 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222, United States   •  Weather:   

Local Time Phone 412-281-3700 Hotel Reservations 888-627-7053


Family Fun in Pittsburgh

Explore the endless opportunities for family fun in Pittsburgh. The Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh places you in the heart of downtown, close to countless kid-friendly attractions and things to do in Pittsburgh. Immerse yourself in Steel City and make lasting memories with the whole family. After a long day of exploring, retreat back to our hotel for a rejuvenating stay.

Kid-friendly Pittsburgh Attractions
Kid-friendly Pittsburgh Dining
Day trips from Pittsburgh


Family Friendly Pittsburgh Attractions
  • PNC Park | .9 miles from hotel
  • Heinz Field | 1.3 miles from hotel
  • The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh | 1.5 miles from hotel
  • Duquesne Incline | 1.6 miles from hotel
  • Carnegie Science Center | 1.9 miles from hotel
  • Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens | 3.8 miles from hotel
  • Gateway Clipper Fleet | 2.4 miles from hotel
  • Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium | 7.1 miles from hotel


Family Dining in Pittsburgh
  • Bill's Bar and Burger - Located in The Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Bill's Bar and Burger features milkshakes, burgers, hot dogs, and more!
  • Station Square - With over 20 restaurants, this 1.2-mile complex is sure to satisfy tastes of all ages.
  • The Milkshake Factory - Serving handspun shakes, craft sundaes, and fine chocolates, The Milkshake Factory is perfect for a mid-day treat with the kids.


Pittsburgh Day Trips
  • Idlewild & Soakzone (1 hour, 15 minutes away) - Wander through the Storybook Forest filled with sculptures and characters from classic children's stories, or splash around at the water park featuring a kiddie pool, wave pool, lazy river, and waterslides.
  • Ohiopyle (1 hour, 30 minutes away) - Plan a white water rafting or zip-lining adventure with the whole family at Ohiopyle. Families can choose to rent their own rafts or attend a variety of guided rafting tours.
  • Moraine State Park (50 minutes away) - Escape from the city and spend the day at Moraine State Park relaxing on the beach or cycling along the 7-mile, paved bike trail.
  • Kennywood Amusement Park (20 minutes away) - Roller coasters, water rides, an arcade, and more await at this historic amusement park.