Allegany County Tourism Partners

Allegany County Tourism enhances the quality of life in Allegany County, Maryland, and strengthens destination awareness through promotion, development, and services that attract visitors to stay longer and spend more in our community.

About Allegany County Tourism

As the official tourism organization for Allegany County, Maryland, Allegany County Tourism is a local government office under Allegany County Economic and Community Development. Allegany County Tourism is funded by a portion of the visitor-paid hotel/motel tax and acts as good stewards of this tax by reinvesting into destination promotion and awareness. Our office is an all-inclusive model for businesses in Allegany County; however, we believe in a regional approach and will partner with out-of-county businesses and opportunities, with the ultimate goal of promoting Allegany County, Maryland.

2024 Visit Mountain Maryland Destination Guide Opportunities

Allegany County Tourism is excited to once again produce the official 2024 Destination Guide for Allegany County, the Mountain Side of Maryland. The ‘Visit Mountain Maryland Destination Guide’ is Allegany County, Maryland’s primary and premier physical marketing collateral. Published annually, the Destination Guide is designed with a strong focus on regional storytelling and inspiring photography. It is the go-to guide for destination inspiration on where to stay, where to eat, and what to do when traveling to Mountain Maryland.

Guide Features:

  • Distribution:  70,000 guides printed and distributed annually.
  • Major Markets: Distribution in major travel markets including Baltimore, Pittsburgh, and Washington, DC.
  • Digital Guide: A downloadable digital version increases the exposure, reach, and overall usage of the guide.

Destination Guide Participation Forms


We urge you to give full consideration to participation.  Not only does the 2024 Destination Guide put your business and its messaging in front of thousands of targeted customers cost effectively, but your participation also demonstrates community support for the growing tourism industry in Mountain Maryland! In order to participate in advertising, simply complete the advertising agreement linked below by February 29, 2024, to reserve your spot. An Early Bird Discount of 10% will be applied to advertisers who reserve their spot with deposit by January 31, 2024.

Lodging, Dining, and Museum Guide Forms

The 2024 Visit Mountain Maryland Destination Guide includes a Lodging, Dining and Museum guide for our visitors. This form is separate from our Destination Guide advertising program, and completion of this form is required to be listed for FREE in the Lodging, Dining, or Museum guide. If your business qualifies for one of these business/organization categories, please complete the appropriate form linked below to be included.


Partner Resources 

Essential Forms

Complete these forms to submit your events, submit your lodging packages, or to get you business listed on our website.

Additional Partner Resources

  • Business Listings - Don't see your business listed on our website? Complete our Business Listings Form to get your business listed in the directory. 
  • Sign Up for our Stakeholders Newsletter - Receive a monthly newsletter with the latest news and opportunities from Allegany County Tourism.
  • Allegany County Tourism Marketing Checklist - This useful checklist connects you with the appropriate contacts in each municipality, Allegany County Tourism, and the Maryland Office of Tourism. Use this document when planning tourism-related events and activities in Allegany County, MD. 
  • Event Listing Resource - Take advantage of these free community calendars when marketing your tourism-related events and activities in Allegany County, MD. 
  • Event Transportation Options - If your tourism-related event or activity needs shuttles or transportation needs, this list provides suggestions for private-sector partners. 
  • Maryland Tourism Dining Application - It’s time to get your restaurant listed on the official tourism web site for the State of Maryland, It’s free!


Allegany County Tourism wants to partner with you to promote our region in Allegany County, Maryland. In order to do so, we must coordinate our efforts to establish a look and identity for tourism within our county. The purpose of our Brand Book is to establish a brand standard and style guide. This is key for consistency. Through time and participation, this will create a highly recognizable brand for our community and our visitors.