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News Along the GAP
GAP Featured in Condé Nast Traveler
Read How Author Jennifer Weiner Learned to Love Cycling Alone, a lovely featured interview in Condé Nast Traveler that describes the novelist's return to bicycling and thru-trip on the GAP.
Baltimore Magazine Highlights GAP and C&O Canal Towpath among “Best Places to Road Trip”
Baltimore magazine’s Ron Cassie notes that the C&O Canal Towpath and Great Allegheny Passage are among Maryland’s 75 “Best Places to Road Trip,” noting that…
Amtrak To Resume Daily Service Along GAP
Amtrak’s Capitol Limited will resume daily service in both directions between Chicago and Washington, D.C. beginning May 31, 2021. In addition to reservable seats…
Ride Out to the Pennsylvania Maple Festival in Meyersdale
Don’t miss the syrupy goodness of the Pennsylvania Maple Festival, held in Meyersdale right off the Great Allegheny Passage April 24 and 25, and April…
City Center Summer Celebration
Family-friendly one-day event featuring antique car show and sidewalk sales in Cumberland.
3M Bike Challenge
A timed challenge between cyclists and the train locomotive organized by Mountain Maryland Trails, the 3M Challenge will follow a 15.3 mile stretch of the Great Allegheny Passage alongside the WMSR railroad tracks, from Cumberland to Frostburg.
Multi-day event, including curated Appalachian films, lectures, an outdoor festival with workshops, live music, and performances, plus food.
Annual fall festival in Confluence, Pennsylvania. Includes arts and crafts, food vendors, live music, Pumpkinfest Queen Pageant, a 5K run/walk, an antique and classic auto show, a parade and a largest pumpkin contest, among other activities.