Top 10 Fall Activities in Western Maryland and Surrounding West Virginia

We are lucky to call Western Maryland and surrounding West Virginia home- especially during the fall. Check out some of our favorite fall activities!

  1. Autumn Glory Festival- Every year the town of Oakland hosts the Autumn Glory Festival. This award-winning festival celebrates the fall foliage as well as local businesses and organizations with parades and events. For more information, click here.
  2. Soaking in the views at Dan’s Mountain Overlook. As the second highest peak in the state of Maryland, this iconic overlook looks out to the Potomac Valley and is stunning during the peak of fall foliage.
  3. Burlington Apple Harvest Festival- The annual apple festival is an iconic West Virginia tradition. From apple treats to homemade crafts, this event offers something for everyone. For more information, click here.
  4. Higson’s October Fest- Higson’s Farm is known for their yummy produce. Their October Fest offers the opportunity to snag end of the year veggies, pumpkins as well as hayrides, local vendors and more! For more information, click here.
  5. The Cove Run Farm Corn Maze is located in Garrett County and fun for everyone of all ages. For more information, click here.
  6. Rocky Gap State Park offers beautiful fall views! There are plenty of ways to soak up the fall foliage whether you are hiking the Lakeside Loop Trail, eating at the lakeside restaurants, golfing or kayaking.
  7. Take a ride on the Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad or the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad. For more information on the Potomac Eagle, click here. For more information on the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad, click here.
  8. Visit Swallow Falls State Park. Swallow Falls offers beautiful waterfalls and hiking paths. Fall is one of our favorite times to take a visit!
  9. Check out the Cumberland Bacon Festival! This new event is proudly sponsored by Mountainside Home Realty. For more information, click here.
  10. Get some freshly picked apples from the Spring Valley Farm Market near Romney, West Virginia! Nothing says fall like an apple crisp made from fresh, local apples! For more information, click here.