- Our list of the best things to do in Cumberland, Maryland, features the top 28 nearby activities — including 13 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Cumberland, MD has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 24 things to do within the city of Cumberland, MD , followed by 5 popular activities in nearby cities, including Grantsville and Flintstone
Bicycling and hiking are some of the activities you can do at the Great Allegheny Passage Trail. This 15-mile path connects with the 184.5-mile C&O Canal Towpath at Cumberland. You will pass by industrial and coal mining ruins along the way.
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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.
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.
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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.
In addition to being a full-service bike shop, the Cumberland Trail Connection offers shuttle services to biking trails, bike rentals, guide services, and mountain biking tours. The site even has home brews and home brewing supplies.
17 Howard St, Cumberland, MD MoreLess Info
From dry to semi-sweet to sweet selections, the Charis Winery offers visitors a well-rounded wine tasting experience. Their grape and fruit varieties will tickle the palates of connoisseurs and everyday tasters alike.
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.