Get Back To Small Town Charm

The beauty of this region is unparalleled. Allegany County features 60,000 acres of public wildlands, with one in four acres being public land.

Iconic Foods of Mountain Maryland

From seasoned lettuce to two hot dogs “with,” for generations these foodie favorites have stood the test of time, flavor, and tradition, serving as symbols of Allegany County, the Mountain Side of Maryland. Taste your way through this food journey to discover what all the locals are talking about…

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Best Places to Cool Off

The heat wave is upon us here in Allegany County, the Mountain Side of Maryland! And while we are known to have a cool mountain breeze, sometimes not even that is enough to provide relief from the summer’s potent sun. Luckily though, with Allegany County’s access to waterways and a refreshing and…

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Summer in Mountain Maryland Bucket List

It's lush, it's green. The mountains call you in to explore the vistas and valleys. The rivers and lakes flow freely to offer a cool retreat from the summer sun. It's finally summer, and there is much to do and see. Be sure to check these items off your bucket list in Allegany County, the Mountain…

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The Ultimate Mountain Maryland Road Trip

Mountain Maryland is home to America's first road trip, with mile marker "0" of the National Road, America's first federally funded interstate highway, right here in Cumberland. This year, we're celebrating National Road Trip Day with the Ultimate Mountain Maryland Road Trip. From incredible outdoor…

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Family-friendly Activities to Add to the List

You’ve packed your bags, and the car is loaded with snacks and distractions as you head to the mountains with the whole family, but have you added these family-friendly activities to the list of ‘Must-See/Must-Do’ experiences? There’s much to keep the whole family engaged in a trip to Mountain…

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