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. As the oldest consecutively running amusement park in Pennsylvania and one of the oldest amusement parks in the US, they have to be doing something right to have such a long tradition of family fun. … 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

9 Reasons to Visit Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Natural History & Carnegie Museum of Art with Kids

We’re fortunate that Pittsburgh, PA has no shortage of great museums, thanks primarily 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 (CMOA) is that they’re connected within the same building. That makes visiting them together … More 9 Reasons to Visit Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Natural History & Carnegie Museum of Art 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

Visiting the Carnegie Science Center with Little Kids

After being gifted a Carnegie Museum membership last Christmas, the Carnegie Science Center quickly became one of our favorite things to do with a toddler in Pittsburgh. The Carnegie Science Center is huge, and it’s one place in Pittsburgh you could really spend the entire day and not get bored. One of the best things … More Visiting the Carnegie Science Center with Little Kids

Visiting Pittsburgh’s Heinz History Center with Kids

We’re lucky to have so many great museums in Pittsburgh. When it comes to finding things to do in Pittsburgh with family, there’s nothing that captures Pittsburgh better than the H.J. Heinz History Center. It’s a great museum for people of any age, with detailed information about Pittsburgh’s present and future as well as interactive … More Visiting Pittsburgh’s Heinz History Center with Kids

Unique Story Times in Pittsburgh

Before having a kid, I had no idea that story time offers so much more than just sitting and listening to stories.  Most story time programs sing songs and do dances to get the kids moving. And several offer crafts or other fun activities at the end.  With so many different story times available in … More Unique Story Times in Pittsburgh