Sculpture Garden at the Hagerstown Cultural Trail

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Amazing artwork and great bargains—that’s Western Maryland, and it’s glorious.

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Sculpture Garden at the Hagerstown Cultural Trail

At any time of year, Western Maryland is an awesome area to discover fine art, stock up on timeless antiques, or browse for the latest trendy fashions.

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Simon Pearce Factory Store
Mountain Lake Park
Simon Pearce Factory Outlet

Visit the Simon Pearce Factory Store in Mountain Lake Park in the Deep Creek Lake area and bring home a one-of-a-kind showpiece. From a catwalk, watch master glassblowers at work below. Register for one of the occasional glassblowing workshops to learn their techniques, then create your own piece of art.

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Spruce Forest Artisan Village
Grantsville
Spruce Forest Artisan Village
Sarah Duck, Garrett County Chamber of Commerce

Bring home unique gifts from Spruce Forest Artisan Village, a collective in Grantsville offering handmade metal sculptures, wood furniture, décor accessories and soaps. Buy from the experts or make something yourself! The village hosts workshops in blacksmithing, woodworking, quilting, painting and more.

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Englander’s Antique Mall
Oakland
horse and sleigh

Step back in time at Englander’s Antique Mall in Oakland in the heart of the Deep Creek Lake area. After discovering all of the antiques and collectibles, walk to the back to Dottie’s Fountain & Grill, an old-fashioned diner serving up milkshakes and home cooking, including biscuits, burgers and fried chicken.

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Allegany Arts Council
Cumberland
Allegany County A & E District

The Allegany Arts Council's Saville and Schwab Mountain Maryland galleries feature year-round exhibitions of national and local talent. You are sure to see something different and interesting each time you stop by the galleries at 9 N. Centre St. in historic downtown Cumberland.

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Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
Hagerstown
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts in Hagerstown

The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, with its collection of European Old Masters and modernist masterpieces would make this institution a standout on its own, but its collection of 19th-century American landscape art is one of the most important of its kind. It’s no wonder the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts is frequently called one of the best small city museums in the country.

The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts frequently showcases a gallery of work by Hagerstown-area artists. Spend the afternoon strolling among traveling exhibitions, new modern works and European Old Masters.

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Hagerstown Premium Outlets
Hagerstown
Stop by these outlets in Western Maryland for athletic gear from Adidas and Nike before your hiking and biking trips.
Simon Premium Outlets

Just off Interstate 70, Hagerstown Premium Outlets offers a divine day of shopping and phenomenal prices at name brands such as Banana Republic, Under Armour, Coach and Guess. With more than 100 stores, you’ll want to build in plenty of time to browse.