Western Maryland Scenic Railroad Trip

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Western Maryland Scenic Railroad (WMSR) / Allegany County / The train runs between Cumberland, MD and Frostburg, MD. The ride starts at the station in downtown Cumberland, MD (13 Canal St / (301) 759-4400).

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WMSR on Wikipedia / WMSR website / Facebook / Twitter

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A 16 mile scenic ride through western Maryland mountains.

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With a layover in Frostburg, MD.

Maryland Day Trip Books

© Thinglass | Dreamstime.com - Amazon Kindle Photo
© Thinglass | Dreamstime.com – Amazon Kindle Photo

There’s tons of information out there to help a tourist find places to go in Maryland. The state government has a tourism website. Most counties in the state have a website. There are magazines and blogs covering the subject. Social media and mobile apps are in the mix as well. A bevy of resources are available to help you plan your next day trip. There’s one more place I want to check … books! I did a search on Amazon.com for “Maryland Day Trips” and found 7 books I thought were interesting. I plan to order them all for my Kindle:

  1. Explorer’s Guide 50 Hikes in Maryland: Walks, Hikes & Backpa​cks from the Allegheny Plateau to the Atlantic Ocean (Third Edition) (Explorer’s 50 Hikes)
  2. Maryland Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Oth​er Offbeat Stuff (Curiosities Series)
  3. Explorer’s Guide Maryland (Fourth Edition) (Explorer’s Complete)
  4. Backroads & Byw​ays of Chesapeake Bay: Drives, Day Trips & Weeken​d Excursions
  5. Maryland and Delaware Off the Beaten Path®: A Guide To Unique Places (Off the Beaten Path Series)
  6. Explorer’s Guide Baltimore, Annapolis & Th​e Chesapeake Bay: A Great Destination (Explorer’s Great Destinations)
  7. Backroads & Byw​ays of Maryland: Drives, Day Trips & Weeken​d Excursions (Backroads & B​yways)

With phases like “offbeat stuff” and “unique places” … this should be fun!

Thanks for reading my blog!

Brent Jackson