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Pittsburgh Guide for DU Students: Where To Go

Guide for students who are new to Pittsburgh or to DUQ Campus. What to do? Where to go? What to see?

Visit Pittsburgh

Check out the Twitter feed for Visit Pittsburgh when you are looking for things to do in and around the city.

Stay Safe!

Places to keep an eye out and stay in groups, especially at night:

  • Homewood
  • Wilkinsburg
  • Friendship
  • Allentown
  • Beltzhoover
  • Hill District
  • Sheraden
  • Spring Garden
  • Garfield
  • Mount Oliver

Explore the City

Grab a tour and explore the city of Pittsburgh!

Pittsburgh Walking Tour

Ducky Tours

Double-Decker bus rides

Check this out: Placenotes -- Pittsburgh. You can purchase this item on Amazon! Explore a box of cards that tell you where to go and what to see in the city of Pittsburgh, PA!

Make sure you check out events through Duquesne's CampusLink!

‚ÄčDUQ Student Organizations:

See the Campus Map

Neighborhood Know-how

Don't miss these friendly, interesting places:

  • Shadyside (Millionaire's Row, Walnut Street shopping, restaurants)
  • Squirrel Hill (Restaurants, shopping, theater, Frick Park)
  • Oakland (Museums, Schenley Park, restaurants)
  • Southside (Restaurants, Gateway Clippers, Ducky Tours)
  • Regent Square (Theater, restaurants, Frick Park)
  • Mount Washington (View!, inclines, restaurants)
  • Ross Township (Shopping, restaurants)
  • Monroeville (Shopping, restaurants)
  • Waterworks/Fox Chapel (Shopping, restaurants)
  • Waterfront (Theater, shopping, restaurants)
  • Robinson (Shopping, restaraunts, theater)
  • Downtown Cultural District (Museum, restaraunts, shopping, plays, symphony, opera, sports)
  • Strip District (Museum, shopping, restaurants)
  • North Shore (Restaurants, museums, sports, casino)
  • Highland Park (Zoo, restaurants)