- TripBuzz found 25 things to do with kids in or near Oakland, Maryland, including 12 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Davis, Grantsville, Cumberland and Medley.
- From Deep Creek Lake to Circle R Ranch, the Oakland area offers 48 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, National & State Parks, Bowling and Theaters.
- The town of Oakland, located in Garrett County, Maryland is home to less than 2,000 residents in an area of just under three square miles. The town is settled near a variety of waterscape, including the Potomac River meeting with the Chesapeake Bay. Oakland carries a rich cultural community, complete with historical sites and festivals of celebration throughout the year.
Located on seven acres, Valley Worlds of Fun offers 24 lanes of bowling, a lasertag arcade, and a climbing wall for inside fun. When the weather permits, visitors can ride the carnival rides, play in the soft play area, drive the bumper boats, or play mini golf.
Situated on over 900,000 acres, Monongahela National Forest features trails suitable for hiking and mountain biking along with RV and tent campsites. It can also be used for fishing, hunting, picnics, wildlife viewing and cross-country skiing.
With over 30 different species that have been either donated or rescued, the Tri-State Zoological Park is open on a seasonal basis. They are also available for parties and can bring their animals and programs to private functions.
On the New Tygart Flyer, passengers can take a 4-hour, 46-mile round trip train ride through mountain wilderness. Leaving from Elkins, passengers experience deep mountain ravines, an 'S' curve tunnel and get to see the 'High Falls of Cheat' waterfall.