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Oakland is a small town in Garrett County, and one of the westernmost towns of Maryland. With a historic district, Oakland is one of the prettier towns in the area for a stroll.

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Map of Oakland (Maryland)

Oakland is a quick drive along US Route 219, southwest of Deep Creek Lake.

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  • 1 Herrington Manor State Park, 222 Herrington Lane (From Oakland, take Liberty Street westbound, continue onto Herrington Manor Road, turn left into the park entrance), +1 301-334-9180. Herrington Manor State Park is a 365-acre (1.5-sq km) forest. There are hiking paths, a swimming beach, and a fishing pier. Boats, canoes, and kayaks are available to rent from mid-April to mid- October. Herrington Manor State Park (Q5744172) on Wikidata Herrington Manor State Park on Wikipedia

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  • 1 Book Mark'et and Antique Mezzanine, 111 S 2nd St, +1 301-334-8778. M-F 9:30AM - 5:30PM, Sa 9:30AM - 5:30PM, closed Su. Bookstore. Large collection of books for children.
  • 2 Englanders, 205 E Alder St, +1 301-533-0000. Daily 8:30AM - 3PM. Antique store with a restaurant in the back.
  • 3 Alders Antiques and Gifts, 200 E Alder St. M-F 10AM - 5PM, Sa Su 9AM - 5PM. Antique store.
  • 4 Cabin Fever Antiques and Collectibles, 17 E Liberty St, +1 301-334-5630. F-Su 10AM - 5PM. Antique store.

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Map of Oakland (Maryland)
  • 1 [dead link] The Cornish Manor, 830 Memorial Dr, +1 301-334-6499. M-Sa 11AM-9PM, Su 11AM-8PM. A great deal for a rather fancy American restaurant, located in a pretty, historic mansion. $20-35.
  • 2 Cornish Cafe, 106 S 2nd St, +1 240-488-1234. M-Sa 8AM - 4PM. Coffee, espresso, baked goods, light lunch.

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  • 1 Oakland Motel, 243 North 3rd St, +1 301-334-3955. A clean, fine motel, which is going to be the best dirt cheap option in the Deep Creek Lake area. $50-60.
  • Cabins at Herrington Manor State Park, 222 Herrington Lane (from Oakland, take Liberty Street westbound, continue onto Herrington Manor Road, turn left into the park entrance), toll-free: +1-888-432-2267. Rent a rural cabins surrounded by a state park. Cabins have electricity, heat, beds, bathrooms with a shower, kitchens with refrigerator and dishes, and wood-burning fireplaces. Guests must bring their own towels, bed sheets, pillows, pillow cases, blankets, soap, and food. Cabins sleep two, four, or six people, depending on size. Two cabins are accessible for people with physical disabilities.

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