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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Frederick Visitor Center

Posted in: Destination Frederick County Videos

Video featuring the Frederick Visitor Center.

Museum of Frederick County History

Posted in: Museums & Historic Sites, Destination Frederick County Videos

Video features the Museum of Frederick County History

10 Things to Do in February

Posted in: Festivals and Events

Ten Things to Do in Frederick County this February.

Visitor Shapshot: Jerry & Sally

Posted in: Civil War History, Museums & Historic Sites, Historic Cities & Towns, Visitor Snapshots

Find out why this couple traveled from San Diego to Frederick, MD.

Fall for Frederick: Discovering the Catoctin Mountain Area

Posted in: Outdoor Adventure, Family Fun, Seasonal, Scenic Drives

Travel north on US15, Maryland's portion of the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Scenic Byway, and discover scenic beauty, outdoor recreation, history, and heritage in Northern Frederick County.

Downtown Frederick is one of America's Prettiest Painted Places

Posted in: Family Fun, Historic Cities & Towns

Downtown Frederick, Maryland was named one of America’s “Prettiest Painted Places” in a national competition that identified the nation’s 12 most beautifully painted neighborhoods and towns.

Lincoln returned to Frederick!

Posted in: Civil War History

Check out new heritage trail markers

Ten Family-Friendly Activities

Posted in: Family Fun

Summer is over and the kids are back to school, that doesn’t mean the fun has to end. Spend the cool days of fall enjoying the area’s attractions before the chill of winter sinks in!

Tour African American heritage sites

Posted in: African American Heritage

A self guided tour throughout Frederick City & County

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