We can bet a lot of Pittsburghers have done these seven wintertime activities year after year. If you haven’t, or wish to create new memories this winter season, you’ll want to check out all seven Pittsburgh winter activities on this list.
1. Sledding dahn Flagstaff Hill
Flagstaff Hill is a Pittsburgh favorite for sledding. It’s located right next to Phipps Conservatory near Schenley Park. The huge gently sloping hill is perfect for getting some serious sledding in.
2. Ski up at Seven Springs n’at
Seven Springs Resort is THE place yinzers head to get some serious skiing time. It’s close proximity to Pittsburgh makes it an easy place for a day ski trip or a weekend of winter fun.
3. A Pens Game At PPG Paints
Its that time… the Pens playoff push usually begins now. What better way to spend a chilly evening than watching the Pens play at PPG Paints Arena!
4. Go up the incline for some sweet winter views
The Duquesne Incline is beautiful all year ’round of course, but there’s just something extra special about gazing at a snow-covered Pittsburgh and getting some sweet photos in the process.
5. Ice skate at Schenley Park
Schenley Park‘s ice skating rink is the perfect winter wonderland. The season includes a mascot skate in January and a Valentine’s skate in February.
6. See the Penguins on Parade at the zoo
When the weather gets colder, the Pittsburgh Zoo lets their penguins go for a little “parade” every weekend, weather permitting. It makes for lots of fun for everyone, and kids in particular get a kick out of it.
7. Try Some Comfort Food at any of the best restaurants in the area.
Mmmm…. Pittsburgh comfort food. And you’re in luck! We just completed our ultimate guide to the best Pittsburgh restaurants. Check it out for some of the best places to get comfort food in Pittsburgh. It’s updated monthly, so be sure to bookmark it!