What to See & Do

Let us be your guide as you shop, dine, and discover historic cities and towns in Frederick County. Here, scenic byways lead to wineries, orchards, and Civil War heritage sites. Browse below for the most up-to-date happenings or choose a category on the right.

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Get in the Holiday “Spirit”!

Get in the Holiday “Spirit”!

Posted in: Dining & Culinary, Wineries and Breweries, Agritourism

Whether you are dreading all the family time or looking for a way to bond, a trip to a tasting room (or 4) is a great way to make time spent with your relatives fun!

Holiday Gift Idea - Give the Gift of Experience

Holiday Gift Idea - Give the Gift of Experience

Posted in: Seasonal

Give someone an experience they won’t forget this holiday season. From theater subscriptions to golf outings or whitewater rafting, treat your loved ones to a unique adventure with memories to last a lifetime.

Haunted Happenings in Historic Frederick

Haunted Happenings in Historic Frederick

Posted in: Civil War History, Museums & Historic Sites, Outdoor Adventure

While Target may already be selling Christmas décor, Frederick is starting to get into the Halloween spirit! Often billed as the “most haunted city in Maryland” Frederick is full of eerie experiences and haunted happenings. Are you a believer?

Hip Sites after Historic Flooding

Hip Sites after Historic Flooding

Posted in: Shopping, Dining & Culinary, Historic Cities & Towns

In 1976, a roaring flood destroyed a large portion of Frederick’s Downtown streetscape, leaving residents to pick up the pieces in the months and years to follow. Hope may have looked dim at the time, but this unpredictable weather prompted the construction of what is today one of Frederick’s most popular attractions, Carroll Creek Park.

The Road Most Traveled - A Guide to Frederick's Scenic Drives

The Road Most Traveled - A Guide to Frederick's Scenic Drives

Posted in: Museums & Historic Sites, Outdoor Adventure, Shopping, Dining & Culinary, Scenic Drives, Historic Cities & Towns

Whether you want to fill your weekend with unique stops and exciting attractions or you just want to spend an hour taking in the gorgeous views, a journey down one of Frederick County’s two most traveled roads is sure to be a memorable experience!

Top Foods at the Great Frederick Fair

Top Foods at the Great Frederick Fair

Posted in: Dining & Culinary, Seasonal, Festivals and Events

Crab cakes, root beer floats, pulled pork, and gourmet apples. What do all of these delicious treats have in common? You can find them at the Great Frederick Fair!

One Day in “New Market” – An Itinerary of Must See Stops in New Market, Maryland

One Day in “New Market” – An Itinerary of Must See Stops in New Market, Maryland

Posted in: Family Fun, Shopping, Dining & Culinary, Historic Cities & Towns, Visitor Information, One Day In......

New Market has become a great destination for families and avid shoppers alike. Consider spending your weekend day in New Market!

The View From 9 Feet Up - An Interview with Riders in Frederick's High Wheel Race

The View From 9 Feet Up - An Interview with Riders in Frederick's High Wheel Race

Posted in: Festivals and Events

We interviewed Nick, Allen, and Brian, some of the riders in this year’s race, to find out how they got into this unusual sport and what keeps them riding!

5 Ways to Drink in the View in Frederick County

5 Ways to Drink in the View in Frederick County

Posted in: Outdoor Adventure, Dining & Culinary, Wineries and Breweries, Agritourism

There is no better way to take in the rolling hills, flat river valleys, meandering waterways and bright green pastures than with a tasting! Visit Frederick County’s wide array of wineries, breweries, and distilleries and drink in the view.

One Day in “Middletown” – An Itinerary of Must See Stops in Middletown, Maryland

One Day in “Middletown” – An Itinerary of Must See Stops in Middletown, Maryland

Posted in: Museums & Historic Sites, Outdoor Adventure, Dining & Culinary, Festivals and Events, Historic Cities & Towns, Agritourism, Visitor Information

Scattered throughout Frederick County are many unique and historic Main Street communities, where the downtown scene is more vibrant than ever. Big box stores take a back seat to mom and pop operations, restaurants serve up farm fresh meals, and visitors discover things they could never have found otherwise.

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