- The list below includes 22 free or cheap things to do in or near Cumberland, Maryland, including 50 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, Bowling, National & State Parks and Historic Sites.
- From Rocky Gap State Park to Cumberland Visitor Center, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Cumberland and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Grantsville and Flintstone.
The special feature of Rocky Gap State Park is a man-made lake called Lake Habeeb which borders sandy beaches and offers opportunities for boating, fishing and swimming. Besides the lake, the park is also home to numerous nature trails, campsites and an amphitheater.
At the bottom of the railway depot is the Cumberland Visitor Center. The first floor is the visitor center and C&O Canal National Park museum, and on the second floor is the lobby for the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad.
Located off of the I-86, Sidling Hill Overlook & Rest Area offers visitors a scenic walking bridge that crosses over the highway. From the bridge, visitors have panoramic views of the surrounding hills and rock structure.
100% 9 votes
31 Washington Street, Cumberland, MD 21502 MoreLess Info
The Allegany County Library System has a trove of books, movies, music, ebooks, audiobooks and periodicals and all are easily searchable. They also have special features like computer classes for adults, book clubs and special art events.
93% 105 votes
13 Canal Street, Cumberland, MD MoreLess Info
Explore canal living with fun exhibits at the C&O Canal National Historical Park and Visitors Museum in Cumberland. There is also a C&O boat and replica of the Paw Paw Tunnel on display.
67% 27 votes
In Riverside Park, Greene St., Cumberland, MD MoreLess Info
George Washington's Headquarters is near the Marriott Fairfield and located across Wills Creek from the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad station. There is an audio that anyone can play which explains about the cabin and how it was used before.