Things to do less than an hour's drive from Cal U.
Market Square - Fifth and Forbes Corridor - Pittsburgh, PA
Pick up fresh fish at Wooly's Fish Market and enjoy the colorful crowds at the Strip District in Pittsburgh.
CONSOL Energy Park
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Pittsburgh, PA ~ LEED certifications: 1) world's only Platinum-certified greenhouse and 2) Platinum-certified and net-zero energy Center for Sustainable Landscapes.
Tanger Outlet Center
Fallingwater, a Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece nestled in the Laurel Highlands.
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Phantom's Revenge - Kennywood (West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA)
Ohiopyle State Park
If you want to have fun outdoors, there are plenty of adventures waiting for you not far from campus.
Pittsburgh is home to a fantastic collection of works by pop artist -- and Pittsburgh native -- Andy Warhol.
CONSOL Energy Center
Home of the Penguins: Pittsburgh's CONSOL Energy Center.
Tons of views, like this one on the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail, make a walk in the woods very relaxing.
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort's Mystic Rock Golf Course.
Laurel Ridgeline Canopy Tours
Laurel Ridgeline Canopy Tours at Seven Springs Mountain Resort is one of many in the area that lets riders glide through the trees and over other terrain.
Bringing the world of science alive, the Carnegie Science Center appeals to visitors of all ages. One of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, the Science Center features more than 400 hands-on exhibits, three live demonstration theaters, a four-story #IMAX® Dome theater, an interactive planetarium, a science-of sport exhibition, an authentic Cold War submarine moored on Pittsburgh’s Ohio River and a world-renowned model railroad display.
Carnegie Science Center
The Carnegie Science Center, one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, features hands-on exhibits. And IMAX!