Update Cumberland MD:

Residents have had a # of restaurants close but downtown there is still Ottavianis and City Lights and for a higher end rest. try Oxford House.

Sadly Kellly's Pub and Pigs fly have closed their doors, Eds Canal Pub was sold, but a new place in town Reds near the Holiday Inn is a great place to relax. Also try Balt. St. Grill for some good food.

During the summer, Friday after Five will have good music. There is a good summer theater with NYC actors. . Frostburg University is close. Del Fest has a great bluegrass and newgrass in May 27-30 this year. Allegany Arts Council has a good website.

Great Bike paths on C&O Canal and Rails to Trails.Trains are popular including Eagle train in Romney WV and train up to Frostburg

Good kayaking in the Potomac and Deep Creek Lake is about 40 min. away.

Rocky Gap State Park is  a few short min. from town. and has rooms for rent as well as great trails.

Only 2 hours from DC Pittsburgh and Baltimore.

Check out the latest on Allegany Arts or whats happening in Cumberland. Enjoy an ice cream at the Creamery.