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Address: 13 Canal Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
Phone Number: 301-722-8226
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Great Place to Start your tour of Cumberland MD

Staff at the Visitor Center were knowledgeable and easy to deal with.. provided history of the area and suggestions on other things to see and do in the area.. very pleasant... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Piscataway, New Jersey
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Piscataway, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Staff at the Visitor Center were knowledgeable and easy to deal with.. provided history of the area and suggestions on other things to see and do in the area.. very pleasant experience

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LaVale, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

If you're traveling to Cumberland or Allegany County, Maryland this is the first place to stop. The staff is always friendly, helpful and knowledgable. Be sure to check out the website - www.mdmountainside.com, it's filled with adventures, a calendar of events, places to see, shop and dine.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My husband & I tool a walk downtown and stopped by the visitor center. The center is located in a great spot where the bike path is & shops & restaurants. Again staff friendly and helpful. There is a museum included regarding the canals, the museum has audio presentation and videos!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Stopped in to learn about the C&O Canal and learned about so much more! The gentleman at the desk was a wealth of info about the Canal history, local Civil War history, and of special interest to me, the areas fascinating French and Indian War history. We talked for an hour and he helped me set up a trail to... More 

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Cocoa, Florida
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50 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Convenient to the Western Maryland Scenic RR, The C&O Canal Nat. Park, and Allegheny bike trail to Pittsburgh. Ask for Ryan. He will talk your leg off on living history.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The train ride schedule start back next year , wish they had extended the train ride to the last weekend in December.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Very cute place with friendly and helpful staff on the Sunday afternoon we visited. We were able to get maps and they provided suggestions on places to eat in the downtown area.

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wv
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

I stopped to ride the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad but it was closed when I was there as it only runs Thursday - Sunday. So I went to check out the visitors center for something else to do while in Cumberland and the visitors center was a nice surprise to find that the C&O Canal National Park museum is combined... More 

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Cocoa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Great information on attractions, restaurants, eateries, and destinations around the cumberland area. The second floor is the lobby for the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. First floor is visitor center plus C and O Canal National Park museum. Walk Cumberland goes thru here. Bike trail for C and O and Allegheny Trail connect here. Information on local history, (French and Indian... More 

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Mid-atlantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Cumberland Visitor Center is in the bottom of the railway depot. They have information and maps on tourist attractions, lodging, dining and activities in the area. You can also get the free parking pass for the lot here. The hidden gem is a small museum on the C&O Canal. (It's free, but donations are accepted.) If you are doing any... More 

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Address: Address: 13 Canal Street, Cumberland, MD 21502
Phone Number: 301-722-8226
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Cumberland

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