Come & Stay!
Cumberland is a wonderful weekend destination, and would be a perfect “getaway” for our out-of-town patrons. Rich in history and culture, an excellent first stop would be the Allegany Museum, or the C & O Canal National Park Visitor Center to gain a perspective on the area’s storied past. Enjoy picturesque scenery as you walk (or bike) on the famous Great Allegheny Passage or the C&O Canal Towpath or merely stroll through the town. For another trip through history, drive on the historical National Road through the Narrows to LaVale and one of the few remaining early 19th century Toll Houses.
Work up an appetite for an afternoon or evening meal at any number of interesting local restaurants and/or visit the newly restored historic Footer Dyeworks Building (that also houses one of our two recently-established micro-breweries).
Active as a relocation destination for artists, Cumberland is home to art galleries such as the Saville and Gilchrist, all well within walking distance of many great and locally owned inns such as the Bruce House, The Inn on Decatur, or the Cumberland Inn and Spa. (See below)
Looking for a different adventure? Take the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad from Cumberland to Frostburg, boasting spectacular views and enjoying the Mountain City (Frostburg), and return the same day in plenty of time for a concert. Cumberland is a spectacular place, and we love talking about it. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or need more suggestions. See The Mountain Side of Maryland for more info.
How to Get Here:
Cumberland is located in scenic I-68 and is accessible via the Amtrak Capitol Limited, either from Washington, DC or Pittsburgh/Cleveland/Chicago.