What to See & Do: Historic Cities & Towns

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Romantic Getaways in Frederick County, Maryland

Romantic Getaways in Frederick County, Maryland

Posted in: Shopping, Dining & Culinary, Seasonal, Historic Cities & Towns, Visitor Information

From historic homes to mountaintop retreats, plan your next romantic getaway in Frederick County, Maryland.

5 Tips for Taking the Chill Out of Winter

5 Tips for Taking the Chill Out of Winter

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

Winter in Frederick County brings plenty of opportunities to enjoy the backdrop of snow and cold while still staying warm.

Candlelight Tour of Historic Houses of Worship

Candlelight Tour of Historic Houses of Worship

Posted in: Seasonal, Festivals and Events, Historic Cities & Towns, Tours

Enjoy the 31st annual Candlelight Tour of Historic Houses of Worship in Downtown Frederick on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 from 4-9 p.m.

Hip Sites after Historic Flooding

Hip Sites after Historic Flooding

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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!

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

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

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.

A Weekend Guide to Wine, Craft Beer, and Shopping in Frederick County

A Weekend Guide to Wine, Craft Beer, and Shopping in Frederick County

Posted in: Shopping, Scenic Drives, Festivals and Events, Historic Cities & Towns, Wineries and Breweries, Visitor Information

Just one hour from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Frederick County, Maryland, is the a great destination for wine, craft, beer, and shopping.

5 Free Things to Do This Summer in Frederick County, MD

5 Free Things to Do This Summer in Frederick County, MD

Posted in: Outdoor Adventure, Family Fun, Seasonal, Historic Cities & Towns, Visitor Snapshots, Tours

Frederick County is a popular destination year-round, but summer is a special time to visit, when many of the best things to do in Frederick County are free.

The Bridges and Fountains of Carroll Creek Park

The Bridges and Fountains of Carroll Creek Park

Posted in: Outdoor Adventure, Family Fun, Seasonal, Historic Cities & Towns

Frederick's Carroll Creek Park features unique pedestrian bridges and fountains. Learn more about them here.

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