Main Street Maryland
This historic county will surely quench your thirst for knowledge and excitement. Visit the Victorian era, take a train ride, or marvel at the wildlife at the zoo.
This little restaurant has been in the Pappas family for four generations, capturing the charm of the 1950s diner with upholstered booths and mini jukeboxes. Check out their menu at www.princessrestaurant.com.
This Victorian house is open to the public for tours: experience period music, clothing, furnishings, art, and toys. Finish your visit with a cup of tea. Visit www.gordon-robertshouse.com to schedule a tour.
Scenic Western Maryland Railroad
Explore the scenery, history, and culture of the Allegany Mountains. Bicyclists can take their bikes on the train for a small one-way fee and then ride along the Allegheny Highland Bike Trail. For more information, visit www.wmsr.com.
Downtown Cumberland Farmers’ Market
Enjoy locally-grown foods and listen to live music on Thursdays and Saturdays May through mid-October in downtown Cumberland. Check out the events calendar at www.mdmountainside.com for dates, times and locations.
Tri-State Zoological Park
Learn about 30 different animal species up close. The zoo will even visit you in classrooms! Visit www.tristatezoologicalpark.com/index.html for more information or call 301-724-2400.
For more information about Allegany County, visit www.mdmountainside.com.
What are your must-sees in Allegany County?
This post is part of a series highlighting five attractions in each county across the state. The series will run throughout 2012. This post was written by Carly Smith and edited by Lea Linton, former editorial interns at Maryland Life.