School Summer Vacation

Back-to-school is just around the corner--but first you need to squeeze a few more memories out of this summer. Take your kids on an outdoor adventure, pile them into the car for an afternoon at the museum or a trip to the ice cream shop. Whatever your idea of fun, we've got ideas for some hot-weather hoopla.

Updated: May 31, 2001

Spend Quality Time


Kennywood Inc

4800 Kennywood Blvd, West Mifflin, PA 15122

Roller coasters, water rides and fun.


Sandcastle Waterpark

1000 Sandcastle Dr, Homestead, PA 15120


Pittsburgh Zoo PPG Aquarium

1 Wild Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Find where the wild things are.


Pittsburgh Associates

115 Federal St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Bond with a night at the ballpark.


Frick Art & Historical Ctr

7227 Reynolds St, Pittsburgh, PA 15208

A mansion with many baubles and gadgets to amaze youngsters.


Keep Them Fed


Elbow Room

5744 1/2 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232


Spaghetti Warehouse

2601 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Kids love to eat in the trolley car.


Eat'n Park Restaurant

1816 Murray Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217


Chuck E Cheese's

3800 William Penn Hwy, Monroeville, PA 15146


Buca Di Beppo

3 Station Square, Pittsburgh, PA 15219


Keep Them Busy


Audubon Society Of Western Pa

614 Dorseyville Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15238


Schenley Park

Oakland/Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Hills, trees and nature in the middle of Oakland.


Carnegie Science Center

One Allegheny Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212


Idlewild Park

2582 Rte 30, Ligonier, PA 15658

Small, old-time charm for a fun park.