Duration: Two days and one night
When it comes to sports history and team pride, Pittsburgh is the place for sports fans. Come see for yourself why Sporting News magazine named Pittsburgh the “Best Sports City” and enjoy a sports road trip through Pittsburgh to experience some of the most iconic moments in sports history.
Begin your road trip at Heinz Field by walking in the same footsteps as some of Pittsburgh’s famous athletes, like Pittsburgh Steelers’ safety Troy Polamalu. Heinz Field is home to the fifth-oldest franchise in the National Football League, the Pittsburgh Steelers, as well as the University of Pittsburgh Panthers football team. Tours are offered year-round and provide the perfect opportunity for dedicated fans to get an insider’s look at where their favorite team plays. Walk around this 65... Read More >
Just minutes from Heinz Field and Highmark SportsWorks®, PNC Park offers an interactive tour that gives a broad view of the 38,000-seat facility with its classic view of the city’s picturesque skyline. Along the tour, see where Andrew McCutchen prepares before a big game and get the chance to sit in the dugout. The tour also provides an up-close view of the warning track, batting cages, press box, museum and the Pirates Clubhouse. If the Pirates are playing, take in an evening game that... Read More >
After walking in the steps of some of Pittsburgh’s famous athletes at Heinz Field, head down the road to Highmark SportsWorks® at the Carnegie Science Center to experience the science behind being a professional athlete. The center is the world’s largest “science of sport” exhibition at 35,000 square feet. Explore the science of sports through 30 interactive experiences including Lifeworks and Physics of Sports. Before you leave, take the challenge of being a pro athlete with a chance to... Read More >
Owned by former Pittsburgh Steeler Jerome Bettis, the grille has been voted Pittsburgh’s best sports restaurant every year since its opening in 2007. Located just a few minutes from Pittsburgh’s sports stadiums, Grille 36 provides an unparalleled sports entertainment experience with delicious meals. For those with a big appetite, try the 36-ounce New York Strip Steak, named after Bettis’ Pittsburgh Steelers number.Read More >
Known as Pittsburgh’s original sports bar, the Clark Bar & Grille is the ideal setting for lunch, dinner, happy hour or just watching your favorite sports event. Located minutes from Heinz Field and PNC Park, the menu offers everything you need to indulge during the big game, including burgers, wings and a selection of drafts.Read More >
The comfortable accommodations of the elegant Omni William Penn Hotel have been attracting distinguished guests since 1916. Located in downtown Pittsburgh on Mellon Square, the Omni is within walking distance of many shopping attractions and fine dining.Read More >
Located in the North Shore, the Hyatt Place is less than a quarter mile from downtown Pittsburgh and is centrally located to popular area attractions including the Carnegie Science Center, CONSOL Energy Center® and Rivers Casino. The Hyatt offers complimentary Wi-Fi and breakfast in this modern-style hotel.Read More >
A member of the Historic Hotels of America, the Renaissance Hotel is located in downtown Pittsburgh within minutes from all of the sporting venues. Housed in the iconic Fulton Building, this boutique luxury hotel delivers contemporary style within an exceptional atmosphere.Read More >
Centrally located in Pittsburgh’s historic Strip District, the hotel is across the street from the Senator John Heinz History Center and within walking distance to the major sporting venues. This great-value hotel offers free parking and a hot breakfast to guests with comfortable amenities.Read More >
Start day two of this sporty excursion by learning about the legendary Roberto Clemente at the Clemente Museum, dedicated to the legacy of the former Pittsburgh Pirates player. Throughout the exhibit, photographs and artifacts tell the life of Roberto Clemente and how he became a successful baseball player during a time of struggle for social justice.Read More >
Explore the home of the Pittsburgh Penguins, the CONSOL Energy Center®. This energy-efficient building was the first LEED® Gold Certified major sports venue in the country and hosts many games and events throughout the year. Visitors can explore the facility on a tour that gives an exclusive look at all seating levels and locker rooms, and you might even get the chance to see where Penguins’ captain Sidney Crosby prepares for a big game. Make sure to schedule time for an action-packed... Read More >
Enjoy a famous sandwich from Primanti Bros., a Pittsburgh tradition since 1933. Located in downtown Pittsburgh in Market Square, visitors can try the famous sandwich that began when founder Joe Primanti piled fried potatoes high on his customers’ sandwiches. Primanti Bros. is a must-see when visiting Pittsburgh, and is a great place to watch the big game!Read More >
Enjoy a tour of Pittsburgh’s newest entertainment venue, Highmark Stadium, home to Pittsburgh’s only professional soccer team, the Pittsburgh Riverhounds. The Pittsburgh Riverhounds were founded in 1999 and play in the National Division of the USL Professional Division, the third tier of the American Soccer Pyramid. Visitors can watch a game while enjoying scenic views of the city skyline.
Latrobe Country Club
This private golf club is the same place where Pittsburgh legend Arnold Palmer began his extraordinary career. Located an hour from Pittsburgh, this 18-hole golf course was designed by Palmer’s father and offers all of the amenities needed to become a pro golfer in no time.
Washington Wild Things
The Washington Wild Things were founded in December 2001 when a group of local businesses decide to purchase the baseball team. The team plays at CONSOL Energy Park®, a 3,200-seat, multi-purpose stadium in Washington, Pa., just 30 minutes south of Pittsburgh. Take your family out to the ballgame and cheer on the Washington Wild Things!
PONY League World Series
PONY Baseball and Softball is designed to “Protect Our Nation’s Youth” by providing experiences to youth that allow them to grow into healthy and happy adults. The PONY League World Series was founded in Washington, Pa., in 1951, and is celebrating their 63rd anniversary this year. Head 30 minutes south of Pittsburgh to Washington, Pa., where you can visit the PONY Headquarters and enjoy a game at CONSOL Energy Park®.
Located an hour and a half north of Pittsburgh in Brookville, Pa., BWP offers a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to create an all-star bat, and visitors even have the chance to build their own. On this free factory tour, visitors can see how BWP Bats®, known as the hardest and most durable wooden bats in the Major League, are produced from