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The Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh
1000 Penn Avenue · PittsburghPennsylvania15222 · United States  • Phone: 412-281-3700 · Hotel Reservations: 888-627-7053
Local Time: 7:27 PM • Weather: Clear, -4 °C / 25 °F

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Our downtown Pittsburgh hotel is near many things to do in Pittsburgh.


  • Duquesne and Monongahela Inclines
  • Gateway Clipper Fleet
  • National Aviary
  • Phipps Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
  • Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium
  • Rivers Casino
  • Kennywood Amusement Park

Professional Sports

One of the most popular things to do in Pittsburgh is catching a game. Pittsburgh is home to major league hockey, football and baseball teams, plus collegiate sports at Duquesne and the University of Pittsburgh.

  • Consol Energy Center-Pittsburgh Penguins   .3 miles
  • PNC Park-Pittsburgh Pirates  .75 miles
  • Heinz Field- Pittsburgh Steelers   1.25 miles
  • Petersen Event Center-University of Pittsburgh 4 miles


  • Andy Warhol Museum
  • Highmarks SportsWorks
  • Carnegie Museum of Art
  • Carnegie Museum of Natural History
  • Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
  • Fort Pitt Museum
  • Frick Art & Historical Center
  • Heinz Regional History Center & Sports Hall of Fame
  • Mattress Factory
  • Nationality Classrooms at the University of Pittsburgh
  • Soldiers & Sailors Museum
  • Stephen Foster Memorial

Family Fun

  • Just Ducky Tours
  • Kennywood Amusement Park
  • Venture Outdoors - Hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, climbing, nature observation, skiing, and golfing are some of the many recreational activities in the Pittsburgh area.


  • The Strip District- Located three blocks from the hotel, the Strip District is a one-half square mile area. During the day, the Strip is bustling with shoppers in the open air grocery markets. By night, the Strip comes alive with a variety of restaurants and clubs.
  • Southside Works - Lifestyle/shopping/dining district located on the city's South Side.
  • Station Square - A historic riverfront complex with shops, restaurants, entertainment/nightclubs, and the Gateway Clipper Fleet.
  • The Waterfront - Retail development located along the Monongahela River.

Performing Arts

  • Benedum Center
  • Heinz Hall
  • O'Reilly Theater
  • Byham Theater
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