- Our list of the best things to do in Oakland, Maryland, features the top 30 nearby activities — including 16 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Oakland, MD has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sights & Landmarks, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of Oakland, MD , followed by 14 popular activities in nearby cities, including Davis, Grantsville, Cumberland and Medley
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.
The historical Cheat Summit Fort is an ancient military fort that offers free admission to visitors and is open from sunrise to sunset. The fort regularly holds a semi-annual living history and reenactment event.
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.
The American Music Theater offers a variety of music show with a new show each season. Selections include a two-hour premier show incorporating many mountain music favorites, an American Music Show including the music of Elvis and Louis Armstrong, Dailey & Vincent bluegrass shows, and others.