- 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.
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.
100% 3 votes
104 Washington St., Cumberland, MD MoreLess Info
Housed in a Colonial style mansion, C. William Gilchrist Museum of the Arts has been beautifully restored and made open to the public. Along with a large art collection, the museum includes an art library, botanical garden and meeting rooms.
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.
100% 9 votes
65 West Main Street, 2nd Floor, Uniontown, PA 15041 MoreLess Info
Pennsylvania's Historic National Road Headquarters is the site of the 90-mile National Road that served as the birthplace of the French & Indian War. The venue hosts special events including the Frontier Dinner.
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.