Pittsburgh is about 245 miles from Washington. Take Interstate 270 north to I-70 west to I-76 west to I-376 west into the city. Amtrak offers service from $49 one way.
Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel at Station Square
300 W. Station Square Dr.
Fantastic location at the base of the charming Mount Washington neighborhood; Gateway Clipper riverboat service available to and from PNC Park. Rooms with Gateway Clipper tickets from $199.
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
600 Commonwealth Pl.
In the Golden Triangle Central Business District. Rooms from $184.
Church Brew Works
3525 Liberty Ave.
A former Catholic church converted into a modern brewpub. Eclectic pub grub selections. Entrees from $14.
Round Corner Cantina
3720 Butler St.
Hipster taqueria and cantina with outdoor patio. Variety of taco choices come two per order starting at $7.
115 Federal St.
The Pirates have home games until Sept. 21. Tickets start at $14.
Roberto Clemente Museum
3339 Penn Ave.
By appointment only. $20.
Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum at the Heinz History Center
1212 Smallman St.
Daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. $15; seniors $13; military, students and ages 6-17 $6; 5 and younger free.
4734 Butler St.
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.