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Unique Downtown Pittsburgh Attractions

What To Do + See in Downtown Pittsburgh

If you’re lucky enough to find yourself with a bit of time to spare during a wedding weekend in Pittsburgh, you could definitely enjoy a leisurely meal at The Commoner or treat yourself to a bit of pampering, but we’ve got a few suggestions in case you want to venture a bit farther afield. Whether you only have a couple hours to hit the town between brunch and the ceremony, a leisurely half-day to kill until cocktail hour or you’ve added an extra 24 hours to your trip, there’s no shortage of ways to enjoy the City’s best offerings.

If you’ve got:

Duquesne Incline Pittsburgh

A Couple Hours

  • Poke around Market Square, just an 8-minute walk from our front doors
  • Take the Duquesne Incline and wander over to Grandview Park for killer views of Downtown
  • Visit the perfect-for-Instagram public art exhibit/home of artist Randy Gilson dubbed Randyland
Schenley Park

Half- Day


Full Day

  • Make the ~90-minute drive to check out renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater
  • Depending on the season, you may be able to catch a Pirates, Steelers, or Penguins game
  • Taste your way through the city with a brewery tour
  • Kids tagging along? Take the short drive to iconic amusement park Kennywood