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Things To Do in Cumberland MD

The Cumberland MD and Allegany County Maryland area is teeming with interesting things to see and do. Here are just a few of our favorite area activities and attractions.

Allegany Museum

Experience life in Allegany County throughout the eras. A first-class museum presenting the cultural, geographic, and commercial heritage of Appalachian Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania.

(301) 777-7200
C&O Canal National Historic Pak Museum

Located in the C&O Canal National Historical Park and Allegany County Visitor Center, the C&O Canal National Historical Park Museum offers interactive and educational displays about the history of the C&O Canal and the city of Cumberland

(301) 722-8226
Cumberland Visitor Center

Find interactive and educational displays about the history of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal and the city of Cumberland, Maryland. Pass through a model of the Paw Paw Tunnel and step back into the hey day of the canal. Awaiting you is a life size section of a canal boat. View exhibits on the canal's construction, cargo, mules, locks, and crew.

(301) 722-8226
The Gordon-Roberts House

An 1867 Victorian home built for Josiah Gordon, President of the C&O Canal. It is now a museum, education center, and special event venue.

(301) 777-8678
Rocky Gap Casino Resort

Rocky Gap Casino Resort is located adjacent Rocky Gap State Park near Cumberland, Maryland, in the heart of Allegany County. This location features miles of hiking trails and incredible mountain views.

Rocky Gap Casino Resort is a AAA Four-Diamond Award® and TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winning resort featuring a casino, hotel, events and conference center, Bonkerz Comedy Club, three restaurants and a coffee shop, the only Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course in Maryland, a spa, indoor pool, fitness center, pro shop, complimentary valet parking, individual parking, and several outdoor recreational activities.

The casino features 665 slot machines, 17 table games, and two casino bars. The newly opened Lakeside Terrace at Rocky Gap Casino Resort offers a scenic and relaxing outdoor setting with a backdrop that includes Evitts Mountain and the 243-acre Lake Habeeb.

The golf course was included in GolfWeek magazine’s list of the best courses to play in Maryland and the best casino courses, as well as featured in Golf Digest’s list of America’s 36 Best Buddies-Trip Destinations.

Brooke Whiting House of Art

Something for the art enthusiast. This is a collection of art that Brooke Whiting obtained during his lifetime.  Must be seen to be appreciated.  Located at 632 Washington Street in Cumberland, MD.  Call for hours of operation.

(301) 777-8678
Canal Place

Cumberland, MD offers a wide variety of activities from the canal boat replica, festivals, live concerts, Western MD Railway Station, exhibit center and the C & O Canal towpath.  The towpath is great for bike riders who want a little exercise along with relaxation.

(301) 777-5132
Cumberland, Maryland

Just 12 miles west of 7 C’s Lodging.  You can find many different and unique places to explore in this historical town.  Anything from riding the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, shopping at Canal Place or sightseeing the wonderful historical houses along Washington Street.  Check out the local events at  There are many fun and exciting things to do in our area.

Western Maryland Railroad

The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad is a non-profit heritage railroad based in Cumberland touring the 16 miles of right-of-way track to Frostburg, Maryland.  Ride one of the specialty trains like The Polar Express Train, Murder Mystery Dinner Trains, Moonshine Dinner Trains, Family Pizza Trains, Easter Trains, Private Charters, as well as Hands-on the Throttle (HOTT) Trains.  It is a great time.

(301) 876-2887