If you like trains you have plenty of choices, even if the weather is not so nice.
Why not go to Oakland, MD and visit the Railroad Museum at the old B&O train station? In November and December an exhibition of train photographs takes place, the museum is open Friday and Saturday from 10 to 3 and on Sunday from 12 to 3. Enjoy the atmosphere in the beautiful B&O train station and learn about the history of the railroad.
Cumberland, MD is only a short drive away from Deep Creek Lake, MD. Starting Thanksgiving weekend the Western Maryland Scenic Railroad has scheduled the Santa Express and the North Pole Express holiday trains.
The Santa Express departs from Cumberland at 11.30am, of course Santa is on board distributing goodies.
The North Pole Express departs at 6.30pm for a night ride to Frostburg, MD to meet Santa for cookies and hot chocolate.