If you will be heading to Pittsburgh for a Steelers Game, make sure your hotel accommodations are near Heinz Field, so that getting to the game will be a breeze. While ensuring that you are close to the stadium is essential, also make sure that you are close to the “must see” attractions below. They will make your trip to Pittsburgh a true vacation and will ensure that you participate in a wide range of fun activities.
The Andy Warhol Museum
If you or your guests are a fan of Andy Warhol or modern art, this is the place to go. While the museum only features Warhol, it contains six full galleries of his work. Warhol’s collection is so expansive that there is always something new to see. In fact, this is the largest solo collection of any artist in the nation.
The Carnegie Science Center
The Carnegie Science Center is another reason to select hotel accommodations near Heinz Field. There is fun for the entire family—from workshops, 21+ Starry Night’s Tuesday’s, fun-filled laser shows, and a wide range of exhibits. You can easily spend a whole day at the Science Center and are sure to walk away with a bit of new knowledge.
If you want to get in a bit of gambling, look for Steelers football hotels that are close to Rivers Casino. The casino has everything from poker, slots, and table games. For those who do not gamble, the casino has multiple restaurants and a wide range of concerts and live entertainment.
Market Square is in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh. With everything from sports bars, restaurants, shopping, nightlife, art and culture—Market Square has it all. You will even find local legends like the Oyster House that has been open since 1871, as well as modern waterfront hotels and restaurants. For a true taste of Pittsburgh, stop by the Primanti Bros. Market Square location, filled top to bottom with memorabilia that is sure to impress any fan.
Point State Park
If you are looking for a bit of nature, or a fun-filled outdoor excursion—Point State Park is the place to be. Not only is it the home of the Golden Triangle—where three rivers converge, but there is fun for everyone. You can spend a few hours, or the whole day enjoying all the park has to offer. For spectacular views of the downtown skyline and Heinz Field, take a stroll through the park and cross the Fort Duquesne Pedestrian Walkway to and from the game.
Built in 1872, Trinity Cathedral is an ornate church—with magnificent stained glass windows. Whether you visit to enjoy the history and architecture or to participate in one of their daily services—the cathedral is a sight to see.
When you’re not rooting on the Steelers, the attractions above are all a nice compliment to your trip to Pittsburgh for the football game. By booking your accommodations in one of the nearby Steelers football hotels—you can walk to, or take a short drive to any of the above attractions. Just make sure you add an extra day or two to your trip to ensure you have time to visit the attractions you desire.
Accommodations at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown allow guests to stay just a short walk away from some of the city’s most popular attractions. Additionally, our DoubleTree Shuttle Service can only take you to and from the game, or throughout the city, allowing you to soak in the plethora of sites Pittsburgh has to offer. Make the most of your Pittsburgh Steelers accommodations by booking your stay at the DoubleTree Downtown today!