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Explore what makes Pittsburgh a popular destination for athletes and fans.

Beyond the Competition

While spending time in Pittsburgh, it's hard to miss that famous skyline view. A ride on the historic Monongahela and Duquesne Inclines is a great way to experience the cityscape on a budget. Pose for photos at the top of Mount Washington, then enjoy a bite to eat at one of Pittsburgh’s most popular restaurants along with great city views.

The Senator John Heinz History Center, a Smithsonian affiliate, is devoted to the history and heritage of Western Pennsylvania. With exhibits, events and the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum, this attraction's interactive environment appeals to visitors of all ages. The History Center also operates the iconic Fort Pitt Museum at Point State Park.

Experience Pittsburgh on the water aboard the Gateway Clipper fleet. Its paddle and open-air riverboats sail daily. Take a dining cruise or sightseeing tour for an overview of the city past and present that highlights significant architecture, landmarks and the stunning skyline.

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Pittsburgh also is known for its dynamic arts and entertainment scene. The Cultural District encompasses 14-square-blocks Downtown with nine world-class theaters, art installations and numerous galleries.

In the heart of Downtown, Market Square is a gathering place for locals and a hub for old and new restaurants, as well as free outdoor happenings such as concerts, markets and events.

In the North Side, the acclaimed The Andy Warhol Museum celebrates the life and work of one of pop art's founding fathers and Pittsburgh native. The Mattress Factory Museum is an experimental lab featuring site-specific installations created by artists-in-residence from around the world.

There's no doubt about it, Pittsburgh is a sports town. Explore PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates; Heinz Field, where enthusiastic fans wave Terrible Towels in support of the Pittsburgh Steelers or PPG Paints Arena, home of the five-time Stanley Cup Champions, Pittsburgh Penguins.

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