6021 Francis Scott Key Drive
Frederick, MD 21704
Phone: (301) 698-0555
Fax: (301) 620-7453
The Frederick Visitor Center is located in the city of Frederick. It is just an hour's drive away from the national capital, Washington DC. If you wish to learn more about the historic town of Frederick, then take a city tour in the motor- coach facility offered.
Located at the Carroll Creek Park, the Barbara Fritchie House boasts of historical relevance. Owned by a lady called Barbara Fritchie, the house is rumored with various mysteries in context of its existence. It houses an exhibition of the remains of any form of evidence that talks about its history. However, it can only be accessed with permission as it has been under the debate of permanent closure.
This Tourist Information Center is located on East Church Street. Being an encyclopedia on the county, it takes charge of guiding not just tourists but also locals. Whether you want to just get acquainted with the region or are looking for some lodging option, the knowledgeable staff at this office is always ready with information. So come here to find out about the Catoctin Mountain Park, the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, the shopping areas, the restaurants or any other landmarks.
Nestled in historic downtown Frederick, Evangelical Lutheran Church is a welcoming congregation. It hosts prayer and worship, as well as community-centric events and interactive programs for all age groups. The architecture of the church is iconic, replete with a sanctuary flanked by towering steeples on either side and lush gardens. Tours of the church property are organized free of charge and offer a glimpse of its history. It is located within a short distance from the county headquarters at Winchester Hall and its Fellowship Hall can be hired for private functions as well.
The Frederick Armory is located in Frederick, Maryland. It was established for the Maryland National Guard in the early 1900s. John B. Hamme and Lloyd C. Culler were the architects of this building that finds inspiration in medieval fortifications. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 25, 1985.
Located in the city of Frederick, the Baker Park is a 44 acre (17.8062 hectare) park that is loved by the public. It has swimming pools, tennis court, baseball and softball fields and a number of playgrounds. You can also enjoy the octaves of the carillon bells hanging in the park while you relax in the lawn. There are numerous summer concerts and other programs held throughout the year at this park.
The Waterford Park is a splendid lush green park located in the city of Frederick, Maryland. This park has a rich diversity of the native plants of Frederick and is a great spot for an early morning walk. Efforts are also being made by the government to encourage the development of this park for wildlife conservation.
A historic site during the American Civil War, Monocacy National Battlefield is now a major attraction where visitors are educated about American history through various interactive exhibits and virtual tours. One can also indulge in walking trails and other interesting events conducted here.
Ballenger Creek Park is located in the city of Frederick. It offers a nature trail of 7 miles (11.26 kilometers) and various facilities like ball, soccer and baseball fields, horseshoe pits, volleyball nets and a number of multi purpose fields as well. You can bring your kids along as they would love the play area loaded with numerous play equipments.
Famous all over as the makers of the award-winning Doggie Style Classic Pale Ale, Flying Dog Brewery is located on the Wedgewood Boulevard, in the outskirts of city Frederick. Initiated by George Stranahan, this state-of-the-art brewery opens its doors for visitors who get a chance to tour the facility and also taste five of the beers from its beer list. The tours are priced at USD5, and people from far of cities visit the brewery to taste some rare and unique craft beers. Make sure you book a tour in advance to avoid disappointment. Adding to the fun during summers are the outdoor concerts that feature local as well as national musicians.
It includes most of the small town called Buckeystown in Maryland. It is said to have been named after brothers George and John Buckey. It houses several beautiful houses built in Queen Anne and Victorian style architecture, built since as early as 1780. The historic houses display a plaque inscribed with the year of building. Currently the town has several businesses including Hedgeapple and other farms, inns, pottery, antique stores, among other commercial stores.
Crumland Farms is a great place to enjoy a day out with your family, especially kids. This amazing site has a pumpkin patch, a corn maze and a Scream-land section.