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Maryland

Western Maryland

Allegany, Garrett and Washington counties.

If there’s a touch of Indiana Jones in you, this is the perfect place for your next adventure. Western Maryland is where you’ll find picturesque mountains that are perfect for hiking and white-water rapids just waiting to be tackled by daring rafters. Deep Creek Lake, the state’s biggest manmade body of water, welcomes boaters and water skiers in warm weather; Wisp, Maryland’s ski resort, welcomes skiers and tubers in the winter months.
If you prefer to step back in time rather than taking a walk on the wild side, explore such sites as the C&O Canal and Antietam National Battlefield.

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Biking Along the C&O Canal – On July 4, 1828, President John Quincy Adams broke ground for the 184.5-mile Chesapeake and Ohio Canal that now extends from Georgetown in Washington, DC to Cumberland, Maryland. Bikers along the towpath can view original structures including locks, lockhouses and aqueducts.
Biking Along the C&O Canal – On July 4, 1828, President John Quincy Adams broke ground for the 184.5-mile Chesapeake and Ohio Canal that now extends from Georgetown in Washington, DC to Cumberland, Maryland. Bikers along the towpath can view original structures including locks, lockhouses and aqueducts.

   
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