Shadyside is a popular place to visit while you are exploring Pittsburgh as a large number of the area’s main attractions are within easy driving distance. Two sights that should be at the top of every visitor’s list is the fascinating Clayton and the much-loved Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium. And if your schedule allows, be sure to visit the Carnegie Museum and Library and the Sandcastle Water Park.
Savvy travelers in Shadyside, keen to deepen their appreciation of this area, should make tracks to the nearby museums and theaters. Wander through the exhibits and enjoy the atmosphere of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and the Senator John Heinz Regional History Centre. Popular galleries, include the Carnegie Museum of Art.
If you love nature and wildlife, visit the nearby green spaces. These are great places to relax and unwind. Visitors of all ages enjoy destinations such as Schenley Park. There is a charming atmosphere here as well as well-tended garden beds and trees.
Enjoy the Pittsburgh Penguins take on the competition on their home ground, Consol Energy Center. Even on non game days, you can still visit Consol Energy Center to catch a backstage tour.
When it’s time to wind down after a busy day discovering the charms of Shadyside, check in to one of the area's range of accommodation options. The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Pittsburgh Downtown, the Quality Inn University Center and the Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh are just some of the most popular accommodation options here.