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Top Things to See and Do in Frostburg

Eight miles west of Cumberland on the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad route, historic Frostburg is best known as the home of Frostburg State University. The university is an active part of Frostburg’s  Arts and Entertainment District. 

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Artist Ray Ewing Paints at Mountain Maryland's Plein Air Photo By: Artist Ray Ewing; Photo by Chris Sloan

1 Frostburg A&E District

Eight miles west of Cumberland on the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad route, historic Frostburg is best known as the home of Frostburg State University. The university is actually part of Frostburg’s  Arts and Entertainment District. Like Cumberland, the Appalachian town of Frostburg has emerged as an arts destination and is generating great excitement.  The A&E District in is Frostburg managed by FrostburgFirst.

Vintage brick theatre

2 The Palace Theatre

The Palace Theatre is a landmark in Frostburg, but it is not just a vintage theatre showing a mix of classic, indy, documentary and foreign films in addition to hosting music, plays and speakers.The shows it presents, the experiences of people in connection with those events, are woven into the texture of lives of the people in Frostburg.


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Type:
Performing Arts


Location:
31 East Main St
Frostburg, MD 21532
301-687-0921


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3 Thrasher Carriage Museum

Top-notch collection of horse-drawn vehicles representing every walk of life from the milkman to the stately. The collection, which includes pleasure vehicles, funeral wagons, sleighs and carts are on display in the 19th century warehouse. Visitors will enjoy browsing in the General Store gift shop..


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Type:
Arts & Culture


Location:
19 Depot St
Frostburg, MD 21532
301-689-3380


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4 Savage River Lodge

Surrounded by more than 700 acres of State Forest lands, Savage River Lodge offer a rare blend of privacy, unparalleled relaxation and plenty of opportunities for fun. perfect for romantic weekends, family getaways (some cabins are pet friendly so your "best friend" can come too), corporate retreats, reunions or just for random acts of escape, Savage River Lodge is an unforgettable experience.


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Type:
Bed & Breakfasts and Inns


Location:
1600 Mt. Aetna Rd
Frostburg, MD 21532
301-689-3200


Shift Owners Jes and Jason Yowell Photo By: http://shiftfrostburg.com/

5 Shift Restaurant

Shift owners, Jes and Jason Yowell, believe food should be local, fresh and real. With that in mind, a few years back they began envisioning themselves providing a new type of dining experience featuring food from the heart. This idea led to the birth of Shift, a BYPB, bicycle-themed restaurant located in downtown Frostburg. 
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6 Allegheny Trail House B&B

 Registered as a historic property, the well known Shaffer House has found a new identity as the Allegheny Trail House, Frostburg’s first and only farm-to-table bed and breakfast. The B&B is located in historic downtown Frostburg – within walking distance to the Frostburg State University campus, unique restaurants, shops and drinking establishments. Best of all, it is a short pedal from the Great Allegheny Passage, with the local trailhead situated just a half-mile or so from the B&B.

Mansion and pond Photo By: Evergreen Heritage Center

7 The Evergreen Heritage Center

Request a guided tour and step back in time at The Evergreen Heritage Center, a private family mansion built in the 1780's turned historic museum and farm. Evergreen is recognized by the Maryland Historical Trust and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Evergreen is situated on 130 acres adjacent to the Great Allegheny Passage and the Western Maryland Scenic Railway, approximately 10 minutes from Frostburg and 15 minutes from Cumberland. Private tours are available by calling 301-687-0664 or emailing [email protected] .


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Type:
History & Heritage


Location:
15603 Trimble Rd, NW
Mount Savage, MD 21545
301-687-0664


Sculpture made of recycled bike parts Photo By: https://sewingupstream.wordpress.com/

8 Bicycling Road Trip - Great Allegheny Passage (GAP)

Enjoy all that Western Maryland has to offer including beautiful scenery, invigorating rides, and fresh air on these fabulous bike routes. From Pittsburgh to Cumberland, the 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) connects with the 184.5-mile C&O Canal Towpath to create a 335-mile bike route between Pittsburgh and Washington, DC.
The Switchbacks Sculpture Garden connects the GAP Bicycle Trail to the Frostburg community. The sculptures symbolize the consciousness of bicyclists who travel the GAP Bicycle Trail and they also reflect the "creative place making" through public art found throughout Frostburg.

girls dressed like elves

9 Frostburg Events

Frostburg knows fun. Throughout the year, the town hosts celebrations including....

Annual Derby Day Coaster Race - 4th of July - On Independence Day, the Frostburg Elks will host the 42st annual Derby Day on Main Street. A Parade at 11:30am sets the tone for this fun-filled day of soapbox racing, good food and great company. The races run from noon to 3pm. More info...

Appalachian Festival - Every September this free, family-friendly event brings together artists and craftspeople to celebrate all that makes the region unique – its history, culture, music, food and more – with performances, workshops, displays, discussions and activities. More info...

Storybook Holiday- On the first Saturday of December, this event kicks off with a breakfast with the elves, parade, and Elf Olympics. Firsthand interaction with a featured author/illustrator is followed by writing letters to Santa, Secret Elves' Workshop, and much more. The event wraps up with the Tree Lighting Festival and a classic holiday movie at the Palace Theatre. More info...

 

View of Allegany County from Dan's Rock

10 Dans Mountain State Park

Perched high upon on a 16-mile long mountain in Lonaconing, just outside of Frostburg, Dans Mountain State Park is the perfect place to chill-out on a hot summer day. The 481-acre park features an Olympic-sized swimming pool, four large group pavilions, a huge recycled-tire playground, and a tranquil pond for fishing. Nearby, Dan's Rock Overlook affords an epic view of the surrounding land from a height of 2,898 feet.


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Type:
Attraction


Location:
17410 Recreation Area Rd
Lonaconing, MD 21539
301-895-5453


wine bottles Photo By: Toasted Goat Winery

11 Toasted Goat Winery

One of Maryland's newest wineries located in the Frostburg Arts & Entertainment District. Stop in to the tasting room to enjoy a variety of wines from fun and fruity to big bold reds and check out the Toasted Goat Winery events too.


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Type:
Attraction


Location:
10 E. Main St
Frostburg, MD 21532
301-268-3010


Frostburg State University sign in snow

12 Frostburg University

Frostburg's beautiful Western Maryland campus puts students in reach of outdoor recreational opportunities uncommon in a college setting. Founded in 1898 to prepare teachers, the institution today is a public university offering a wide array of affordable programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University is distinguished by a scenic campus encircled by mountains, its excellent academic programs, its nationally acclaimed community service programs, and its vital role in regional economic development initiatives.


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Type:
Performing Arts


Location:
101 Braddock Rd
Frostburg, MD 21532
301-687-4145


neon sign Photo By: Dante’s Bar

13 Dante’s Bar

Dante's hosts great live music and events throughout the year and features the work of local artists. The bar prides itself on being the go-to craft beer bar in Frostburg...  great food too!


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Type:
American


Location:
16 W. Main St.
Frostburg, MD 21532
301-689-9777


Gunter Hotel lobby staircase Photo By: Gunter Hotel

14 Gunter Hotel

Built in 1896, the historic Gunter Hotel opened its doors on New Year's Day in 1897.The Gin Mill transports guests back to the Golden Age of the 1940's martini bars and eateries, and is open for lunch and dinner.The Dining Room will offer upscale cuisine in a comfortable atmosphere.


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Type:
Hotels & Motels


Location:
11 W Main St
Frostburg, MD 21532
301-689-6511


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Sculpture made of recycled bike parts
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Frostburg State University sign in snow
Frostburg University Campus in Spring
Blossoming tree on Frostburg University campus
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Dante's Bar in Frostburg
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