Trip Ideas / Itineraries

The Trail Starts Here 

Mountain Maryland is the perfect retreat from the bustle of city life, with no shortage of adventure. Explore trip ideas and pre-built itineraries for a lit bit of inspiration on how to enjoy the best parts of the mountainside, whether you’re here for history, culture, the outdoors, or a mix of it all.


Spring Road Trip Itinerary Mar 15

Spring Road Trip Itinerary

With close to 70,000 acres of public land, Allegany County is a paradise for all things outdoors. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of spring with beautiful redbud blooms, enduring history, endless outdoor adventure opportunities…

The Ultimate Mountain Maryland Road Trip May 26

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…

History and Heritage
Coal Heritage Itinerary Feb 21

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…

Arts and Culture
An Artful Weekend Sep 21

An Artful Weekend

Looking for an artful escape? Allegany County has a flourishing arts scene that lets you view the work of world-class painters and sculptors, discover natural settings ideal for outdoor photography, explore public art, visit galleries, see…

History and Heritage
America's First Road Trip Apr 27

America's First Road Trip

America's First Road Trip starts here in Allegany County at mile marker "0" of the Historic National Road. In 1806, Thomas Jefferson championed the development of the National Road, the first federally-funded highway, as a…