The Frederick

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Plan for a Weekend Getaway to Frederick, MD via MARC Train

Are you craving a break from the hustle and bustle of the Capital Region? Consider a relaxing long weekend in Frederick, Maryland—a charming destination that’s just a train ride away. Frederick’s rich history, vibrant arts scene, and delightful culinary offerings make it the perfect spot to unwind…

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Alive @ Five - The Pulse of Summer Fun in Frederick County

Embrace the vibrant spirit of summer with Alive @ Five, the signature outdoor happy hour series with live music in the heart of Downtown Frederick. Join us for Thursday evenings filled with craft brews, live music, delicious local fare, and the unparalleled ambiance of Carroll Creek Park. Photo…

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Famous Footsteps in Frederick - Marquis de Lafayette

In December 1824, Frederick County, Maryland, had the honor of hosting a figure of monumental historical significance: the Marquis de Lafayette. Let's take a look back at this visit as we approach the 200th anniversary! Lafayette's 1824 trip to Frederick was part of the Frenchman's grand tour…

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Frederick's Best Outdoor Dining

Frederick County's outdoor dining options are hard to beat. It's perfect to enjoy some early evening weather, comfortably casual atmosphere, and the lovely sounds of summer while you dine. Although there is no shortage of great options, a few locations stand out as Frederick favorites. These are the…

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