- The list below includes 21 free or cheap things to do in or near Oakland, Maryland, including 44 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, History Museums, National & State Parks and Bowling.
- From Swallow Falls State Park to Deep Creek Lake, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Oakland and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Davis, Grantsville and Cumberland.
Herrington Manor State Park provides patrons with a rage of recreational and seasonal activities including swimming, fishing, boating and hiking. Guests may also rent cabins in the park or go skiing in the winter months.
Situated on nearly 7,000 acres, Garrett State Forest is composed of valleys, streams and a variety of trees including oak, hickory, maple and pine. The forest is suitable for hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, camping, fishing and hunting.
Specializing in providing guests with memorable 'glamping', or glamorous camping, experiences, Wild Yough Glamping Huts is a business offering 350 acres of private campgrounds. Visitors stay in high quality cabins and enjoy a luxury camping experience.
At the Garrett County Historical Museum, visitors can learn about the history of the area through a variety of exhibits. Visitors who are interested in railroad history may enjoy learning about the impact of the B&O Railroad on the local area.
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107 S. Second St., Oakland, MD 21550 MoreLess Info
Historians and automotive buffs enjoy visiting Maryland's Garrett County Museum of Transportation. The museum features two floors of exhibit space that includes buggies, carriages, sleighs, automobiles and fire vehicles, as well as artifacts.
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1689 Pleasant Valley Road, Oakland, MD 21550 MoreLess Info
Pleasant Valley Dream Rides offers sleigh rides, carriage farm tours and travelling horse drawn wedding carriages. Patrons will ride back in time in a sleigh while touring the farm in winter in the day or under the moon light.
The Alley is a bowling center offering several up to date bowling lanes. Along with bowling, visitors to The Alley can play games in the game room (Ping-Pong, pool, air hockey, shuffle board,) and can eat at the in-house restaurant.