Frederick County

Catoctin Mountain Park RoadFrederick County, Maryland is conveniently located less than one hour from Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and nearby Gettysburg, Antietam, and Harpers Ferry.  View our dazzling 78-foot waterfall, experience the rugged beauty of the famous Appalachian Trail, or maneuver the Monocacy Scenic River Water Trail. Spend the night in the quiet elegance of luxury log cabins or experience the life of a lock keeper by spending the night in an historic lock house along the C&O Canal. Spend the night in the quiet elegance of luxury log cabins or experience the life of a lock keeper by staying in an historic lock house along the C&O Canal. Scenic byways lead to recreation and adventure in Frederick County. Whether it’s hunting, fishing, or both, Frederick has what you’re looking for.

Planning to visit Frederick County? Check out their website for dining, lodging, shopping options, things to do, up-to-date events, and all the information you need to make your trip a success!

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Frederick County features many events throughout the year that are of interest to visitors. In September, over 70,000 people attend “In the Street,” a street festival that opens Market Street to pedestrian traffic for the day. The first Saturday of each month, the stores in downtown Frederick have extended hours; varying themes throughout the year tie the day together for a festive atmosphere. Streams teeming with Maryland’s world-class trout are one of the biggest draws for sportsmen to Frederick County, while the dense expanse of forests make for the perfect white-tailed deer hunt.

Fire In Ice
National Clustered Spires High Wheel Race
Catoctin Colorfest
Downtown Frederick
National Museum of Civil War Medicine
National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
Monocacy National Battlefield
Frederick Keys Baseball
Weinberg Center for Performing Arts
Brunswick Railroad Museum
Adventure Park USA
Walkersville Southern Railroad
Covered Bridges Driving Tour

Planning to visit Frederick County? Check out their website for dining, lodging, shopping options, things to do, up-to-date events, and all the information you need to make your trip a success!

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Getting to Frederick County is easy, and offers some of the best sportsmen opportunities in Maryland. Stop by our Visitor Center for all the information you need before beginning your hunting or fishing trip.

Planning to visit Frederick County? Check out their website for dining, lodging, shopping options, things to do, up-to-date events, and all the information you need to make your trip a success!

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