Crystal Grottoes Caverns - Located in Boonsboro, MD. Discovered in 1920 by a state road crew and was open to the public in 1922. There are more formations per square foot than any other cave. Most of the passages are continuously lined or covered with formations. Open daily from April 1 - November 30. It is 54 degrees in the cave year round. Tours every 30 minutes. Reservations are not required. The tours cover about ⅓ of the cave.
Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater - Since its beginning, The Playhouse has been known for producing popular and much-loved Broadway musical classics, such as "Oklahoma," "South Pacific," "Annie Get Your Gun," and "The Sound of Music," as well as the occasional light comedy or drama. Come and enjoy good food and a great play.
Antietam National Battlefield - Commemorates the bloodiest one day battle in American History, fought September 17, 1862.
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts - Founded by Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Singer Jr., the Museum has a long and tradition of cultural leadership in the Cumberland Valley region, providing residents and visitors with access to an outstanding Permanent Collection and an active schedule of exhibitions, musical concerts, lectures, films, art classes and special events for children and adults throughout the year.
Canal Place Heritage Area - Visitors can ride a steam train, hike or bike the towpath, tour a full scale Canal Boat Replica, learn about canal history at the C&O Canal National Historical Park's Cumberland Visitor Center, enjoy unique festivals like the annual C&O CanalFest and, in the near future, take a ride on a canal boat on the rewatered terminus!
Deep Creek Lake State Park Discovery Center - Where can children put their hands in a black bear paw print, touch fossils from times long gone, and sneak a peek under a microscope to learn about Deep Creek Lake's under-water ecology? The Deep Creek Lake Discovery Center, the Department of Natural Resources' interpretive environmental center, allows children to do all this - and much more!
Discovery Station - Discovery Station at Hagerstown creates exciting hands-on learning experiences that stimulate a curiosity for discovery, exploration and further investigation by children and adults to foster life-long learning. The programs and interactive exhibits on science, technology and history are unique educational resources available to all of its visitors.
Husky Power Dog Sledding - Dogsledding! Enjoy an entertaining educational experience along with dogsled rides--your pulled by up to twelve Huskies! Learn to MUSH! Play with the puppies.
Swallow Falls State Park - Located 9 miles north of Oakland, Maryland. The 1 ¼ mile trail through Swallow Falls takes hikers to some of the most beautiful scenery in Western Maryland. This trail passes several waterfalls including Muddy Creek Falls, the highest waterfall in Maryland at 53 feet. The Youghiogheny River and Muddy Creek are white water rivers so extreme caution should be used around them. There are 65 campsites and all are located near modern bath houses. There is a new program called OPERATION: CAMPOUT! that can lend you camping gear free of charge. It is designed for military individuals and military families.
Frostburg Museum - The Museum has a replica of the entrance to a mine, with miners' equipment, and a great deal of primary information about various coal companies and the people employed by them. Also other historical displays.
Spruce Forest Artisan Village - Experience the traditions of Appalachian folk life, observe artisans at work in restored authentic log cabins, or treasure hand-crafted works of art and take home a piece of yesteryear.
Thrasher Carriage Museum - This collection of early 19th and 20th century horse drawn conveyances, once privately owned by local resident James Thrasher, is noted as one of the most unique in the United States.
Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum - The Museum is filled with artifacts, photos, railroad art, model railroads, a library, a roster of Western Maryland employees, and a gift shop. There is something for everyone at the Museum. There are trains for kids to run, and specials events include the Trains of Christmas and Railroad Heritage Days.
The Train Room & Museum - One of the largest collection of rare and unusual items from Lionel and Marx trains. Two large room plus large operating layout.
The Bridges of Washington County - Rich in history and heritage, recreation and shopping, the county is also known for more than 21 historic stone arch bridges. Each of them a unique treasure.
Wisp Resort - Tucked away in the mountains of Western Maryland, lies Wisp Resort, Maryland's only 4-season ski, golf and recreational destination resort.
Tri-State Zoological Park - Are you looking for a unique experience that will get your family excited about learning? Then the Tri-State Zoological Park would love to have you come and visit.
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad - The trip covers a 1,300 foot change in elevation. You'll see tunnels and bridges and catch glimpses of scenery hidden for decades. More than three hundred years of American history are tied together by a ribbon of steel that thrills riders of all ages.
Adventure Sports Center International - ASCI's man-made river channel (located at the top of Wisp Resort in Deep Creek Lake) is the world's only mountaintop whitewater course, and can be enjoyed by beginners, families and paddling enthusiasts. Experience the excitement of whitewater by either watching the action from the river path or taking a guided raft trip.