Triple B Farms is located South of Pittsburgh in Monongahela. This family fun farm not only offers an amazing market (full of local fruits and vegetables, fresh baked goods, home made fudge and more) but also a playful outside Farm Playground that offers educational and hands on experiences. They’re open year round and have a variety of…

Huge thank you to Venture Outdoors for sponsoring Tike Hike tickets to give away here on the Play Pittsburgh blog! Be sure to enter to win tickets below. Little Explorers Love Tyke Hikes! Explore nature, touch the trees, and look for little critters on these easy walks in the park! Tyke Hikes strives to build a strong…

Wildwood Highlands Family Fun Center : 2330 Wildwood Rd, Wildwood, PA 15091 | Phone: (412) 487-5517 Wildwood Highlands is a huge family entertainment center located just minutes away from North Park. They’re open year round with tons of outside and inside attractions: kiddie rides, bumper boats, go karts and miniature golf in the summer; snow tubing…

Troy Hill Sprinkler Park and Cowley Playground are located just a few minutes from downtown Pittsburgh. Troy Hill is one of the largest of Allegheny County’s six city spray parks. Parents of children, both young and old, love spray parks because it peeks interest in children of all ages. Little tykes can run around while…

South Park is a 2,013-acre county park; the second largest park in Allegheny county. It’s full of family friendly fun. Visitors can enjoy dog parks, a nature center, walking trails, various playgrounds, outdoor ice rink, outdoor dek hockey rink, tennis courts, wave pool, BMX bike track and of course, the South Park Game Preserve. South…

Located right off the Wexford exit from 79, Soergel Orchards is a country store, garden center, wine shop, family farm and children’s play yard. Since 2008, it’s been one of our favorite locations for outdoor summer fun and Fall festivals. Adults will love the great selection of home and garden items. There are three separate buildings.…

Blue Slide Playground is part of Frick Park located in Squirrel Hill on Beechwood Blvd. As a Pittsburgh resident since 2004, I was long overdue for my first visit to the park. Although it’s always been popular among Pittsburghers, the Blue Slide Park was thrown into the national spotlight in 2011 after Pittsburgh native and…

In 2013, Cranberry Township was named one of the best place to raise children by Business Weekly. As residents of the North Hills area, we venture to Cranberry quite a bit and we can see the appeal: public safety, schools, housing costs, commute time, share of households with children, etc. We also love Cranberry for…

Kids Castle in Cranberry is, hands down, the most amazing playground we’ve ever been to in Pittsburgh (see our entire list here). Located just past Fun Fore All in Cranberry on Rt. 19, this mega playground is ideal for children ages 5-12 years old (however little ones will certainly love it, too!). Recently completed in…

We’ve traveled North, South, East and West… in and around the city… to festivals, parades and parks and have never found a more fun (and affordable) place than Round Hill Park and Exhibit Farm. The 1,100 acre park is not only full of amazing hiking trails, but is also home to multiple playgrounds, a sprinkler park…