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.

Unforgettable Rides Along the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad

What could be more fun than stepping aboard a shiny steam engine, hearing the rhythmic sound of wheels along the track, and watching the world slip by from your window? The Western Maryland Scenic Railroad (WMSR) offers year-round opportunities for visitors to experience a historic method of…

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29 Ways to Spend Your Extra Day

It's a Leap Year! So, we've put together 29 things you can do in Allegany County, the Mountain Side of Maryland with your extra calendar day. 1. Read a book about Mountain Maryland Visit one of Mountain Maryland’s independent bookstores to check out books about Mountain Maryland or by Mountain…

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Coal Heritage Itinerary

Once a major center in the US coal industry, the Georges Creek Valley was historically known as "The Big Vein" for its thick seam of bituminous coal, famous for its clean-burning, low-sulfur content that made it ideal for powering ocean steamers, riverboats, locomotives, steam mills, and machine…

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