History buffs will enjoy the Western Region, as it includes several important Civil War sites, including the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, marking the bloodiest one-day battle of the war, and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, with its museum exhibits and tours. The Appalachian Trail and The Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park offer opportunities for hiking and biking. This area has many lakes and mountains, so outdoor activities are popular here, including white water rafting, skiing, and even ice fishing.
Other nearby attractions include Savage River State Forest, Deep Creek Lake, Canal Place Heritage Area, New Germany State Park, Swallow Falls State Park, and the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad.
Take a break from the outdoor adventure to do some shopping in downtown Cumberland, where you will find antiques and collectables, furniture, art galleries, souvenirs, bookstores, you name it. After a long day of hunting for bargains, return to the comfort of your room at a member inn of the Maryland Bed and Breakfast Association.
Originally built in 1886, the Inn at Antietam was turned from a private home into a bed and breakfast in 1983. Miriam & William Cunningham are the third owners of the Inn and renovated extensively after they purchased the property in March 2016. The Inn at Antietam has 5 suites, each with a private en [read more]Sharpsburg, 21872
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Walk away from your reality. Run to simplicity. Be in the moment on Our Farm! Escape your everyday. This 90-acre working family farm embodies the Appalachian culture. Tucked away in Savage River State Forest, the location provides you the opportunity to experience some of Western Maryland’s stunning scenery or to just “be” at the farm. [read more]Deep Creek Lake, Maryland 21561
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