Pittsburgh is Kidsburgh’s, a fun-filled family destination with so much to do you’ll have to stay the entire weekend…and maybe even come back for more!
Kennywood Amusement Park
Kennywood is America’s finest traditional amusement park with a 116-year history of providing the finest in family fun and entertainment. The park offers six roller coasters, 10 classic rides, 14 rides in Kiddieland and much more to guarantee a unique and memorable experience for the young and young-at-heart.
Looking for water fun? Sandcastle is splashing over with thrills. The waterpark is celebrating 25 years of making memories for guests of all ages. Sandcastle is set along the Monongahela River and offers 15 waterslides, the Mon Tsunami Wave Pool, the relaxing lazy river and a boardwalk. Enjoy wet, wild, wonderful fun.
Carnegie Science Center
Explore hundreds of hands-on exhibits, including SpacePlace, a weightlessness simulation experience! Plus, Omnimax® theater, planetarium, Highmark SportsWorks®, huge robotics exhibit, authentic Cold War submarine, laser shows and the Miniature Railroad & Village®.
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Carnegie Museum of Natural History is the place for kids to discover science and the wonders of the natural world. Dig for bones in Bonehunters Quarry, get hands-on with real and replica specimens in Discovery Basecamp and more. Dinosaurs are just the beginning!
Pittsburgh Children’s Museum
After a stroll through the “Rain Meander,” create water fountains, channels and dams in the new Waterplay exhibit. Use real tools, cutting-edge digital media to build, tinker and make exciting projects in MAKESHOP and ink your own silkscreen in the Studio.
Discover more than 150 amazing bird species from around the world under one roof on Pittsburgh’s North Side. Get nose-to-beak with a colony of African penguins; admire free-flying birds in the tropical rainforest; meet Wookie, the two-toed sloth; and explore Canary’s Call, home to six Malayan Flying Foxes.
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Inspire little explorers with a trip to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens: a special place where kids can unearth the wonders of nature. Bring the whole family for a fun adventure in the Children’s Discovery Garden and Butterfly Forest, and learn about everything from bugs to botany as you play.
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Every visit is a wild new adventure at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. From adorable to awe-inspiring, visitors are sure to roar for more after a day with our animals. Situated on 77-acres in Pittsburgh’s Highland Park neighborhood, the Zoo features approximately 4,000 mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and amphibians from all corners of the world. This eclectic collection of animals is featured in naturalistic habitats representative of each species’ often exotic native ranges.
Living Treasures Wild Animal Park
Living Treasures Wild Animal Park, a great family experience for all ages. It has hundreds of animals almost in touching range. A large petting area features new babies that love to be hand fed.