Tours & Sightseeing
However you like to roll, the Pittsburgh region is sure to have the sightseeing option for you. By land or water, on four wheels or two, walk or Segway, tour and enjoy the sights of the city and countryside. Tag along with knowledgeable guides for free architectural walking tours of Downtown or culinary tours of Pittsburgh’s unique neighborhoods. Go on a sightseeing trip by trolley, by sternwheeler or by WWII amphibious vehicle! Take a trip back in time and see how the steel industry played a major role in shaping the economy and the culture of Pittsburgh’s “Steel Valley.”
Take a step back in time on a century-old cable car and see the best views of downtown Pittsburgh while riding one of the few remaining inclines in the country. Opened on May 20, 1877, the Duquesne Incline was rescued and restored by a group of local residents in 1963 and still delights residents and visitors with its original, elegant, wooden cable cars.
There is no better way to see America’s Most Livable City than from the decks of one of the Gateway Clipper Fleet’s riverboats. Hop aboard for a riverboat ride and explore the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio rivers! You’ll see Pittsburgh’s beautiful landscape and towering skyscrapers and you’ll learn about the city’s rich history.
Just Ducky Tours
A land and water sightseeing tour of Pittsburgh. The fully narrated, one-hour tour begins at historic Station Square and travels through downtown, the Strip District, the Cultural District, and of course, a splash into the river for a fantastic view of the City of Pittsburgh.
Cathedral of Learning
A visit to the 30 Nationality Rooms in the 42-story Cathedral of Learning transports you from the 5th Century B.C. Athens through 1st Century Israel to 18th Century Africa. Stained glass, carved stone and inlaid wood reflect the cultures which Pittsburgh immigrants brought from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Molly’s Trolleys Tours
Step aboard a vintage 1920’s style Trolley and experience Pittsburgh with a fully guided 2-hour tour. The Molly’s Trolleys Sightseeing Tour travels to popular areas of the City including Downtown, the North Shore, Strip District, Oakland and the South Side. It also includes a behind the scenes tour and ride on the historic cable railway, the Duquesne Incline.
Explore an exciting array of cultures and activities at Pittsburgh’s unique neighborhoods. Be sure to visit Oakland, Squirrel Hill, Shadyside, Southside, Lawrenceville, and the Strip District. Each neighborhood has its own special flavor and lets travelers enjoy authentic American lifestyles.