16 Awesome Fall Activities in Pittsburgh: Fall 2020

One of my favorite things about living in Pennsylvania- and especially Pittsburgh- is that we get to experience all four seasons. Fall has always been my favorite time of year, and Pittsburgh is an awesome place for it. Between the fall foliage, apple picking, pumpkin patches in Pittsburgh and more, there’s no shortage of fall … More 16 Awesome Fall Activities in Pittsburgh: Fall 2020

Frank Lloyd Wright Houses in PA: Laurel Highlands Day Trip

Like many people, we’re staying closer to home these days. We recently took a day trip to Laurel Highlands, in lieu of a baby moon that was postponed one too many times. While it wasn’t the relaxing getaway we originally planned, it was an awesome mix of outdoors, history and good food.  (All things we … More Frank Lloyd Wright Houses in PA: Laurel Highlands Day Trip

25+ Weekend Trips from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

As someone who’s lived all across the state of Pennsylvania, I have quite a bit of experience with weekend trips from Pittsburgh, PA. With everything going on in the world, more people are planning road trips and staying close to home than ever before. Whether you’re planning a family trip, couples trip, or girls weekend … More 25+ Weekend Trips from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Best Things To Do With Toddlers in Pittsburgh

Having lived in Pittsburgh for 11 years now, I continue to be amazed with just how much there is to do here in the ‘Burgh. From great restaurants to museums to outdoors, Pittsburgh really does offer something for everyone. Now that I have a son, I’m realizing that there are even more things to do … More The Best Things To Do With Toddlers in Pittsburgh

Guide to the Best Family Getaway in Ligonier, PA

I fell in love with this adorable town east of Pittsburgh from the minute I stepped foot in it. Ligonier, PA, set in the beautiful Laurel Highlands, has long been known as a getaway destination for those of us in the Pittsburgh area. The historic roots, town center and welcoming feel make this charing Pennsylvania … More Guide to the Best Family Getaway in Ligonier, PA

8 Reasons to Visit Idlewild with a Toddler

Idlewild and SoakZone is set in Pennsylvania’s beautiful Laurel Highlands, just a few minutes from the town center of Ligonier, PA. As the oldest consecutively running amusement park in Pennsylvania and one of the oldest amusement parks in the US, they’re definitely doing something right to have such a long tradition of family fun. While … More 8 Reasons to Visit Idlewild with a Toddler

Visiting Pittsburgh’s Mattress Factory with Kids

If you haven’t figured it out by the name, the Mattress Factory definitely isn’t your typical art museum in Pittsburgh, PA. I had heard about how great the Mattress Factory was for years. It wasn’t until I started exploring some of our local Pittsburgh museums with toddlers, however, that I actually had a chance to … More Visiting Pittsburgh’s Mattress Factory with Kids

Visiting Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museums with Kids

We’re fortunate that Pittsburgh, PA has no shortage of great museums, thanks to Andrew Carnegie and other titans of the steel industry. One of the great things about the Carnegie Museum of National History and the Carnegie Museum of Art is that they’re connected within the same building. That means you get access to both … More Visiting Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museums with Kids

The Best Indoor Play Places in Pittsburgh

Are you looking for fun things to do with kids in Pittsburgh or just want to escape the rain or snow? Fortunately, there are so many indoor play places in Pittsburgh for kids to play freely and run around inside. (And with Pittsburgh being in the top 5 of US cities with rainy days, you’re … More The Best Indoor Play Places in Pittsburgh

7 Tips for Visiting Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens with Kids

A Conservatory and Botanical Gardens may not always the first thing you think of when looking for things to do with kids. Just one visit to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, however, and you’ll quickly see why it’s one of the best things to do with kids in Pittsburgh. From the bright and beautiful flowers … More 7 Tips for Visiting Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens with Kids