IF YOU GO
GETTING THERE

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.

STAYING THERE

Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh

1000 Penn Ave.

412-281-3700

www.starwoodhotels.com/westin

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.

Farmington

866-344-6957

www.nemacolin.com

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.

EATING THERE

Soergel Orchards Market

2573 Brandt School Rd.

Wexford

724-935-1743

www.soergels.com

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.

T-Bones Marketplace

100 VIP Drive and Route 910

Wexford

724-935-0530

www.tbonesmarketplace.com

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.).

PLAYING THERE

Misty Pines Dog Park

2523 Wexford Bayne Rd.

Sewickley

412-364-4122

www.mistypinesdogpark.com

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).

INFORMATION

www.visitpittsburgh.com

M.D.G.K.