About the Inn

They welcome you to Cumberland with gracious hospitality and attention to detail. You will feel like you are in a comfortable historic home as you enjoy one of their twelve lovely guestrooms. The antique furniture and furnishings are complimented by central air conditioning and in-room televisions and telephones. Your mornings will begin with a wonderful full breakfast. It is a meal to savor at the Inn. Muffins and Coffee breads are baked daily. You may find Bran Muffins with a Cream Cheese center, Raisin Buns, and Pecan Sour Cream Coffee Cake in your bread basket one morning and Hazelnut Muffins with a raspberry jam filling, and Coriander Crumb Cake the next. Kirsten's homemade Granola has gotten rave reviews, as has the variety of hot entrees, which ranges from a Ham and Egg Biscuit Pizza to Lemon Ricotta Pancakes. Their breakfast have been praised by all reviewers including Linda Delibero, Food Editor for Baltimore Magazine who states in their October 2000 edition that Kirsten is a "superb baker" who creates "outrageous Creme Brulee Stuffed French Toast". They will happily strive to accommodate dietary restrictions and special preferences. If you are riding the bike trail, they can prepare a nutritious packed lunch for your journey.

Their friendly staff is ready to help you plan your visit and to make arrangements and reservations at regional restaurants and attractions. They''ve got lots of information about activities in the region available and they can help everyone from shoppers to adventurers find their "perfect spot".

Their rates range from $93 - $147 per couple per night. Corporate rates are available Sunday through Thursday for business travelers. Don't forget to call about their Special Offers for other discounts and specials.

The Inn at Walnut Bottom combines charming accommodations, delicious food, and friendly service with affordable pricing to create an outstanding value.

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Local Activities

There is much to do in the region surrounding Cumberland. Below, we've listed some of our favorites and have provided links wherever possible.

Take a canoe trip on the Potomac River. Darrell Spence at Allegany Expeditions will help you design a trip including door-to-door transportation and lunch. Guided and unguided trips are available. You'll get a unique perspective on nature from your canoe.

Explore the Paw-Paw tunnel. Just 35 minutes away is a little known engineering landmark of the 1800's. Carved through solid rock, the 2 mile tunnel makes an unforgetable walk. Bring flashlights and sturdy shoes.

Visit an artists' colony. Just 25 minutes away in Grantsville is the Spruce Forest Artisan Village. The Village houses an outstanding mix of artists studios. You can see the artists in action, and maybe take home a treasure.

Have an encounter with an Eagle. Ride the Potomac Eagle scenic railway in Romney, WV and you are virtually assured of sighting at least one American Bald Eagle. The train passes several nesting sites and there is an outdoor observation car for taking pictures. They highly recommend you book seats on the special club car or indoor observation car for maximum comfort on the journey.

Shoot the Rapids. The folks at Precision Rafting in nearby Friendsville will take you on the ride of your life on the outstanding whitewater rivers of Maryland. They have packages to suit both beginners and experts, and their guides are the best in the area. Once you try it, you're hooked!

Experience the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. Not far from Cumberland stands one of Mr. Wright's most noted works: Fallingwater. The setting is incomparable and their tours are highly informative. They can make all the arrangements for your visit.

Near Fallingwater is the lesser-known Kentuck Knob. Completely different in style from Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob remains a private home. A visit is well worth your time.

Visit the wild side of Maryland. Do you like to experience the outdoors in state parks? How about 7 distinctly different parks within an one hour drive of Cumberland? From the more developed Rocky Gap State Forest to the totally virgin areas of Green Ridge State Park, Western Maryland is an outdoor lovers paradise. They've got complete information on all the parks at the Inn and can help you plan a park experience that will exceed expectations.

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