Pittsburgh is known for its friendly locals, professional sports, it’s hundreds of bridges, and of course the iconic skyline. But have you visited all of these oh-so-insta worthy spots throughout the city? Check out some of these (not so) hidden gems that bring all kinds of beauty to our wonderful Steel City.
1. Roxanne’s Dried Flowers – Strip District
Roxanne’s is the perfect spot for home decor inspo. Spending a lot of time at home these days might inspire you to freshen up your space and Roxanne’s Flowers in the Strip District has everything you’ll need to transform your space. Enter through the garden gate down Mulberry Way.
2. Randyland – Northside
Though Randyland is temporarily closed, we could never leave this little slice of paradise off a list like this. If you haven’t roamed this iconic outdoor museum then you are truly missing out. Once Randy opens the gate to his kingdom hurry over for the perfect photo op and to hear some encouraging words from Randy himself. Learn more about this one of a kind museum here.
3. Mount Washington Overlook
If you haven’t been to a Mount Washington Overlook were you really ever in Pittsburgh? These breathtaking views capture the panoramic views of the Steel City’s skyline. These overlooks are the perfect spot for a selfie or even a proposal. Either way, take a deep breath and soak in that iconic view.
4. The Color Park – South Side
The Color Park can be found on the Three Rivers Heritage Trail in South Side between 4th and 6th St. This is an open space available to anyone to enjoy an outside stretch session, yoga, meditate, read a book, you name it. The Color Park also invites visitors to leave their mark by adding your own art to the colorful space. “Through art, we are hoping this space brings people together, spread peace throughout the community, all while beautifying the city.”
5. Kendra Scott Mural – Shadyside
Walnut St. just got a whole lot brighter. Kendra Scott, a fine jewelry store opened its doors earlier this year. Ashley Hodder, a local artist designed and painted this beautiful mural to the side of the Kendra Scott adding a real pop of color right in the heart of Shadyside.This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.