Pittsburgh Holiday Guide | 2017

Pittsburgh Holiday Guide

  Families all bundled up whirling their way around a giant Christmas tree surrounded by the clippity-clop of horse hooves. Kids staring at the sky, mouths gaped open in awe of the tens of thousands of Christmas lights. A German Market and fireworks lighting up the night. Can you picture it? Every holiday season, Pittsburgh goes all out and sets this picturesque scene for its visitors and residents. Beginning November 17th and spanning from Point State Park to Kennywood Park, Pittsburgh holiday events are not to be missed! Check out our…

Escape the Cold with These Best Pittsburgh Indoor Activities

Carnegie Museum of Natural History Dinosaur fossil

Visiting Pittsburgh, PA, any time of year is always fun. There’s the outdoor water sports and events from spring through fall, the gardens and parks to trek through when the weather is mild, and all of those amazing restaurants to dine at any time of year. But when the temps start falling, I know I begin thinking of fun, indoor activities in Pittsburgh to take my family. From hot spots to jump until you’re crazy to fun museums to give you and your family inspiration and let that creativity flow,…

Pittsburgh Holiday Guide | 2016

Families all bundled up whirling and twirling their way around a giant Christmas tree surrounded by the clippity clop of horse hooves. Kids staring at the sky, mouths gaped open in awe of the tens of thousands of Christmas lights at a German Market or fireworks lighting up the night. Can you picture it? Every holiday season, Pittsburgh goes all out and sets this picturesque scene for its visitors and residents. Beginning on mid-November and spanning from Point State Park to Kennywood Park, Pittsburgh holiday events are not to be missed!…

17 Awesome Things to Do in Pittsburgh this June

Mount Washington Pittsburgh, PA

I considered writing one giant post about what there is to do in Pittsburgh this summer, but it ended up being so jam-packed with fun that I’m happy to spread it out into a monthly update. Looking for cool, fun, kooky, silly, and just plain awesome things to do in The ‘Burgh for adults and kids alike? Here’s the ones that caught our eye for Pittsburgh this June. Embrace Your Inner Artist- at the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival. With free admission, plenty of kid-friendly fun including hand-on activities, live performances,…

Seven Places in Pittsburgh You Didn’t Know Existed- But Totally Do!

Randyland in Pittsburgh

Photo Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/pasa/ There’s so much to be said about Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The city, once a spark of itself compliments of the steel mills that went under in the early 80’s, has seen a revitalization in recent years in nearly all of its boroughs due to a booming economy, technological stability, and a foodie scene that would give NYC a run for its money. When you think of Pittsburgh, I bet the first things that come to your mind are bridges, rivers, and sports teams, right? After you’ve seen these,…

Attention to Details at Carnegie Science Center Miniature Railroad and Village

105 animations, 250,000+trees, 14 aircraft, a Pittsburgh incline, 85 automobiles, 60 trucks, 22 horse-drawn vehicles, & 23,000 fans in Forbes Field. What do all of these stats add up to?  The Miniature Railroad and Village at Carnegie Science Center! Built on a huge platform, the display depicts small town America (and Pennsylvania!) in each of its four seasons.  History On Christmas Eve in 1920, Charles Bowdish, a war veteran disabled in WWI, created the original train and village in honor of his brother’s wedding. News of his amazing train display spread though his hometown of Brookville, PA.…