Misty Pines Dog Park is about 270 miles from Washington and 16 miles north of Pittsburgh. Take Interstate 270 north to Interstate 70 west to Interstate 76 west to Interstate 79 south. Take Exit 73 to Wexford Bayne Road. Misty Pines is 1.5 miles from the exit, on the right.
Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh
1000 Penn Ave.
A short walk from Point State Park, a great place to walk dogs. Pets welcome, no fee. Standard rooms start at $250.
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
1001 Lafayette Dr.
High-end resort with its own high-end canine resort, Wooflands. Human rooms (not pet-friendly) start at $249 during the week, plus $20 resort fee; dog lodging starts at $33 per night.
Soergel Orchards Market
2573 Brandt School Rd.
Made-to-order wraps and sandwiches starting at $4.29, pulled pork and smoked turkey barbecue, salads, homegrown fruits and vegetables, homemade pies and bread.
100 VIP Drive and Route 910
Full deli, calzones, strombolis, deli salads and weekday soup and sandwich specials (chicken bacon ranch on pretzel bun $4.49, mini pierogies $3.99/lb.).
Misty Pines Dog Park
2523 Wexford Bayne Rd.
Monday-Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for those with park passes or by appointment. $6 per dog. Regular group classes on Saturdays $15. Upcoming specialty classes include dog first aid (June 7, $25), agility (second and fourth Saturdays of every month, $17) and swimming (first and third Saturday of summer months, $15).