Named one of the top 20 destinations to visit in the world by National Geographic Traveler magazine, Pittsburgh is a terrific place to go to attend a conference. Near the David L Lawrence Convention Center hotel rooms are available at top hotel chains. These fantastic establishments provide the quality associated with national brands with a side of local Pittsburgh charm.
Night on the Town – Sports and the Arts
When selecting your David L Lawrence Convention Center accommodations, consider how you would like to spend your down time. If you are a sports fan, great rooms are available near the Consol Energy Center, home of the Pens of the NHL; near PNC Park, home of the Pirates of MLB; and just a short walk from Heinz Field, home to the Steelers of the NFL.
Also in the vicinity of the David L Lawrence Convention Center, hotel rooms can be found near the cultural and shopping districts. The Steel City is home to a fantastic arts scene. You can easily walk to the theater, the ballet, the symphony or the opera from your David L Lawrence Convention Center accommodations.
A Lovely Lunch Break
If you have some spare time during the day, walk along the Riverfront Plaza and eat a picnic lunch in Point State Park at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers. Or venture east to the Strip District to sample one of the many local restaurants or to grab a scrumptious bite from the ethnic markets. Market Square offers another collection of mouth-watering restaurants. Head over to this favorite mid-day spot of locals for great grub, a cup of coffee, and free Wi-Fi.
Take a Trip Back in Time
The Carnegie Museums offer world class exhibits that someone who is staying at David L Lawrence Convention Center hotel rooms must explore. Check out American and European classics at the Art Museum and dont miss the dinosaurs at the Museum of Natural History. Youll want to spend more than 15 minutes at The Andy Warhol Museum. Embrace the interactive fun at the Science Center.
While youre on the North Shore, test your luck at the Rivers Casino. Opening its doors in 2009, the casino offers slots, table games and a poker room along with top-notch restaurants and live entertainment. If you enjoy live music, Stage AE showcases local and national artists at its nightclub, indoor stage and outdoor amphitheater.