Maryland July 25, 2016
Take This Road To Nowhere In Maryland To Get Away From It All
With Maryland becoming more developed day by day, there aren’t too many places left to get away from it all. If you’re a lover of scenic drives, then you may want to check out Interstate 68. The mountain views along the way are eye-catching and the unique landmarks are unlike anything you’ve ever seen.
Drive along Interstate 68, and you'll spot charming farms speckled throughout rolling mountains. But that's just the beginning of this scenic journey.
You'll also pass through Sideling Hill, which is one of America's most impressive rock cuts. Stop by the Sideling Hill Welcome Center to learn about the geology of the area and get an up close look at the unique layers of the hill.
You'll approach the picturesque
Rocky Gap Resort where you can rest your head for the night or explore the paths around Lake Habeeb.
The town of Cumberland is a charming sight to behold. Church steeples stand out among the town, looking like a scene from a postcard.
No road trip is complete with a wacky roadside attraction. Along your drive you'll spot the mysterious site of the yet-to-be-finished Noah's Ark. To learn more about this project,
Be sure to watch out for wildlife along the way. It's common to spot deer in the area but consider yourself lucky if you see a majestic black bear.
As you make your way towards Grantsville, stop by
Casselman River Bridge State Park. The park features the historic Casselman River Bridge as well as spots for picnics and fishing.
In need of a rest stop? Swing by the Youghiogheny Overlook Welcome Center. With a spectacular view of the valley below, vending machines, and picnic tables, this is one stop that is sure to refresh the senses.
To make your drive extra magical, go during autumn...
And use caution during the winter months. Although, seeing the mountains covered in snow is like an enchanting winter wonderland.
Have you taken this road to nowhere in Maryland? What are your favorite sights along the way? Be sure to also check out this
Western Maryland road trip on one tank of gas.