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Top level Catagory

Explore the rich history of the C&O Canal and Cumberland.
Hike or bike along the scenic C&O Canal observing the gold and red hues of the rich floodplain forests. The Canal runs parallel with the Potomac River.
The train caboose is an icon of American railroading. Get a unique view of the tracks when you ride in the caboose!
Get the full experience by riding in the cab of a locomotive with our engineer! Must be at least 13 years or older to ride in the cab; under age 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
The Crabby Pig is a family owned & operated restaurant located adjacent to the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad Station.
Emmanuel Episcopal Church is a 19th century built on the site of Fort Cumberland. Features unique architecture, stained glass windows, original drawings and tours of Fort Cumberland tunnels. Pastor: Rev. Martha N. Macgill, Rector.
The full service bakery and cafe brings the unique taste of Europe to Downtown Cumberland at the Shops at Canal Place. We offer European handmade, traditional family recipes, filled with high quality ingredients.
Forget the scenery and enjoy the nightlife! In addition to our daytime excursions, the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad also offers evening trains, including Murder Mysteries, for an entertaining night out!
This one room cabin was used by George Washington.
You can count on Western Maryland's most experienced adventure sports outfitting hosts to book your trip.
Join us for a one-hour walking Ghost Tour in Western Maryland!
Enjoy a unique opportunity to operate a piece of history!
Travel back through time aboard our restored diesel locomotive. As you climb through the Allegheny Mountains, our onboard narrator will provide you with interesting information about points of history and culture along your route to Mountain View.
Join us for a Murder Mystery aboard one of our Evening Paradise Dinner Trains! These fun-filled dining excursions include an on-board interactive play while guests enjoy a three-course meal in First Class or relax in the Lounge.
The Queen City Creamery & Cafe is the only place in the area that makes homemade frozen custard, serves Peet's Coffee, and uses Boar's Head meats. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
You are cordially invited to join us for Royal Rails Weekend. Dress up in your favorite royal garments and visit with the King and Queen!
Make new memories with one of our specialty trains!
Join us for a magical evening train ride and a visit with Santa!
The place to go for all of the train fans on your list! We offer apparel, children's items, movies, books, and more.
Remember WWII with WMSR as we commemorate the 75th anniversary of the U.S. entrance into the war. Guests are encouraged to dress up in period clothing.