Local Activities

Scenic Railroad Western Maryland Scenic Railroad: The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad travels a route between Cumberland and Frostburg. Departing at 11:30 in the morning, the trip is 3.5 hours long and includes time to explore the city, watch the locomotive be turned on the turntable, and the Thrasher Carriage Museum. This local tourist favorite also features Murder Mystery Dinners and special carriage cars.


Picture of an antique carThe Thrasher Carriage Museum: The Thrasher Carriage Museum pays homage to the history of transportation. Costumed museum docents help visitors learn about the history of transportation in the area.



Hotel Gunter on Main StreetFailinger's Hotel Gunter: This historic hotel is located on Main Street. It features turn of the century charm, a banquet hall, and a must-see museum on the basement level including a jail cell and exhibits from Frostburg's past.




Picture of the wisp resortWisp Resort: Wisp is an all season ski resort that features a banquet hall, alpine roller coaster, laser tag, obstacle course, hiking, biking, and moutain adventure courses for all ages. Our Thursday night banquet will be held here and you will be able to ride the Alpine Coaster and participate in other activities on the mountain as well.



The view from Dan's RockDan's Rock: Dan's Rock is the premier overlook of the area that features an excellent view of the surrounding mountains.





Palace Theatre on Main StreetPalace Theatre: Frostburg's Palace Theatre plays independent movies and hosts other events throughout the year. 





Maplehurst golf courseMaplehurst Country Club: Maplehurst has an 18-hole golf course and pool.  






The Great Allegheny Passage TrailGreat Allegheny Passage
: The trail is wonderful for biking, walking, and hiking (and will be the likely site of Ride2CW). The trail currently stretches from Cumberland to Washington, DC and will someday connect DC to Pittsburgh.




The Frostburg MuseumFrostburg Museum: The museum is located in an old school and has an excellent collection of antique guns, cameras, and other memorabilia from Frostburg's past.






Rocky Gap State ParkRocky Gap State Park: This state park located outside of Cumberland features beaches, walking paths, forest, and recreation areas. Campers are welcome as are pets.




Allegany Museum in CumberlandAllegany Museum: This museum located in Cumberland features many exhibits about the area and is currently restoring a new building as a future site for further expansion.






The Paw Paw TunnelC&O Canal, Paw-Paw Tunnel: This historic railroad tunnel can now be passed through on foot.





The ark"God's Ark of Safety": A local church began rebuilding Noah's Ark on I-68 in Frostburg in 1976. While it was never completed, the skeleton of the ark still stands and can be visited.