Things to Do

Within the Rivers of Steel’s eight counties there are a multitude of sites and attractions that bring the region’s rich industrial and cultural heritage to life.  Historical and industrial sites, ethnic shops, churches, artwork and folk artists are all here to help you explore southwestern Pennsylvania unique character.

Current Exhibit
Check out the latest exhibit we're featuring in the Bost Building museum.

Driving Guide
Discover the ethnic and industrial traditions of southwestern Pennsylvania. Routes to Roots leads you from mansions and milltowns to national landmarks and quirky local gems, inviting you to savor the flavors and folklife of a region as diverse as its people.

Whether you visit the perfectly preserved W. A. Young & Sons Foundry and Machine Shop in Rices Landing or attend a vecherinka dance at the Bulgarian Macedonian Educational & Cultural Center in West Homestead, you'll marvel at the industrial and cultural heritage of the region. Each of the five separate journeys tells a piece of the region's steel-making story.

Drive, sail, or cycle on a tour and discover the unique character of southwestern Pennsylvania.

By building trails along riverfronts and old railroad corridors and constructing river landings, we're capitalizing on the wealth of natural resources this region offers residents and visitors.

What to get up to something but not sure what? Check out our calendar to see what's happening.


160-inch Mill

160-Inch Mill
The Homestead Works 160-inch Mill was one of the largest plate mills in the U.S.