The Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh


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Things to do in Pittsburgh

Take advantage of our prime downtown location of The Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh and experience the many things to do in the Steel City. Whether you're here for a weekend getaway or a longer vacation, our hotel offers seamless access to the city's best attractions, dining, shopping and cultural activities. Explore some of our favorite things to do, below, and start planning your trip today.  

Market Square | 0.6 miles

23 Market Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Spend an afternoon wandering around Market Square, a historic public square that is now a thriving cultural hub in downtown Pittsburgh. Dine al fresco on the square, visit the Thursday Farmer's Market or browse the many boutiques along the square.

The Andy Warhol Museum | 0.7 miles

117 Sandusky Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Pittsburgh is the birthplace of Andy Warhol; the Andy Warhol Museum honors this legendary artist's legacy across seven unique floors of gallery space. An essential thing to do for art lovers, the museum's collection includes 900 paintings, more than 1,000 prints and 4,000 photographs, an archives collection containing Warhol’s papers and collectibles, plus a film and video collection.

PNC Park | 0.9 miles

115 Federal St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

PNC Park is the beloved home of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Designed with the baseball fan in mind, the stadium offers capacity for nearly 40,000 people and features panoramic views of downtown and the Allegheny riverfront. Spend a weekend afternoon rooting on the Pirates during your stay at The Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh.

Heinz Field | 1.7 miles

100 Art Rooney Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Partaking in Sunday game day at Heinz Field one of Pittsburgh's most exciting things to do. Home to the Pittsburgh Steelers, as well as the University of Pittsburgh Panthers, Heinz Field offers football fans an electric atmosphere to enjoy a game. The stadium also serves as a hockey arena and a concert venue, making it a popular attraction in the city.

Station Square | 1.2 miles

125 West Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

There are plenty of things to do for the whole family at Station Square. Stop by Station Square for some of Pittsburgh’s best dining and nightlife opportunities or spend the day shopping. Visitors can also embark on a historic tour around the city or take a river cruise with one of the many tour operators.

The University of Pittsburgh | 3.2 miles

4200 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

The University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest colleges in the United States with an enrollment of 35,000 and 17 undergraduate and graduate colleges. The campus is just a ten-minute drive away, and can easily be accessed through public transportation. Spend a day the historic and beautiful campus, and make sure to check out the Cathedral of Learning, the second tallest educational building in the world.

Duquesne Incline | 1.6 miles

1197 West Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Take a ride on The Duquesne Incline and enjoy the beautiful views of downtown Pittsburgh. Visitors have been riding its brightly colored wooden cable cars since 1877! The upper station also includes a museum of Pittsburgh history and gift shop for fun souvenirs.

Rivers Casino | 2.8 miles

777 Casino Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

The Rivers Casino features a variety of gaming options including 2,900 slots, an assortment of table games and a 30-table poker room. Spend the day playing and then enjoy the evening at one of their five restaurants, nightclub or other great live entertainment and events.

PPG Paints Arena | 0.6 miles

1001 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

PPG Paints Arena is a 720,000 square-foot multi-purpose facility that home to both the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins and the Arena Football League's Pittsburgh Power. Whether you're in town for a major sporting event or to see your favorite artist perform live, our hotel is in the perfect location for you to unwind after your exciting event at the energy center.

Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium | 7.1 miles

7340 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15206 

The Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium is home to thousands of animals of more than four hundred species. Come see your favorite animals and learn about their fascinating habitats through all of the fun and interactive exhibits and events.

City Brew Tours | 0.6 miles

112 Washington Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

With the 35+ breweries calling the city home, exploring the local craft beer scene has become a must do in Pittsburgh. Join City Brew Tours as their expert guides combine humor, history, and plenty of samples as they transport you through Pittsburgh's top producers of craft brews. This ultimate beer experience educates guests about ingredients, processes, and stories behind the Burgh's most notable breweries.

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens | 3.8 miles

1 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Spend the day enjoying the beautiful wonders of nature at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. The Phipps Conservatory has 19 indoor and outdoor gardens as well as its historic glasshouse and features 17 distinct botanical experiences.

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