The Frederick

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Jake Wynn

Jake Wynn is the Marketing and Communications Manager for Visit Frederick. His passion is American history - something you can find in abundance in Frederick. 

Places to Reflect on Memorial Day Weekend in Frederick County

Memorial Day weekend rolls around every year with family barbeques, baseball games, and the unofficial opening of the summer vacation season. This special weekend has roots in the aftermath of the Civil War, with a holiday called “Decoration Day” commemorating the Union soldiers who died in that…

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Get Your Steps In - Frederick Runs and Walks

Frederick County’s mountainous landscape, quaint architecture, delectable gastronomy, and unique shopping keep visitors and locals excited about what’s next. In Frederick, we never run short on things to do! Sometimes the best way to fit more into your schedule is to combine the list. Below are…

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High Wheel Bicycle Race in Downtown Frederick, MD

Frederick, Maryland, is home to The National Clustered Spires High Wheel Race. Racers ride original and replica high wheel bicycles dressed in vintage clothing. The races take place on a course that runs throughout historic Downtown Frederick. This year's High Wheel Race will take place on Saturday…

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Craft Beer, Fine Wine, and Unique Spirits in Frederick, MD

With dozens of wineries, breweries, and distilleries in a 20 mile radius, there is no shortage of craft beverage options in Frederick County, Maryland. Each and every venue offers it's own unique and special qualities, making it worthwhile to visit them all. Not sure where to start? Grab a wineries…

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