January 24, 2024
As Pittsburgh newborn and family photographers and moms, we are often discussing ways to keep kids busy during the winter. When the weather throws a curveball, and the kids are climbing the walls, Pittsburgh has an array of engaging family-friendly indoor activities to choose from. Let’s look at some of the city’s indoor wonders, ensuring smiles from the kids and an escape from the house for you!
Fuel curiosity and excitement at the Carnegie Science Center. With interactive exhibits and captivating demonstrations, it’s an educational playground for budding scientists of all ages. There are so many exhibits to see, and our kids always have a blast here. A favorite is always the water play and climbing area!
Let creativity soar at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. Packed with interactive exhibits, workshops, and art installations, this museum promises a day of imaginative exploration for your little ones. There are always new events and exhibits to keep things interesting and fun. Pack extra clothes for the water play floor!
Explore the wonders of the wild indoors at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. From exotic rainforests to underwater adventures, it’s an animal lover’s paradise, rain or shine. Bonus: some of the animals are extra active in the winter and you can see a lot more playful activity in the outdoor parts!
Indoor playtime reaches new heights at these trampoline parks . With lots of trampolines, inflatable bounce houses, slides, and zip lines, they’re a haven for energetic youngsters to burn off some steam.
Try out your artistic side at Dots and Doodles. Choose from pottery, painting, collages, and other media. Let your creativity shine as you personalize your own artistic creations!
For families with younger and older kids, Dave & Buster’s is the ultimate destination. Enjoy a mix of arcade games, virtual reality experiences, and yummy food, creating a perfect blend of entertainment
Test your balance on the ice at this awesome ice rink in Cranberry Twp. Catch a hockey game or sign up for skating lessons the whole family can enjoy.
Strike a balance between fun and friendly competition at Zone 28. Offering bowling, laser tag, and an arcade, it’s an entertainment complex that caters to all ages. There’s a restaurant in the complex with great food choices, too.
In Pittsburgh, the options for family-friendly indoor activities are endless. Hope you get to try some new spots this winter!