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Jake Wynn

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

Top 10 Things to Do in the Summer in Frederick County, MD

Frederick County, Maryland, transforms into a vibrant summer playground each year, offering a variety of activities that cater to every interest, from outdoor enthusiasts and history buffs to foodies and families. Here's your guide to the top 10 things to do in Frederick County this summer…

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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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Summer Family Fun in Frederick County

Enjoy a day at the beach in the mountains at Cunningham Falls State Park's Hunting Creek Lake Frederick and family fun go hand-in-hand, especially during the warm weather months! There’s so much for adults and children to see and do together - here are ideas for memorable experiences for all ages in…

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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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Top Sustainable Visitor Attractions in Frederick County, MD

In Frederick County, Maryland, the spirit of sustainable living and environmental stewardship is a year-round celebration. From the rolling hills of our vineyards to the treetop adventures in our hillside forests, we have many visitor experiences and attractions that are dedicated to protecting and…

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Celebrate Independence Day in Frederick County, MD

Is there anything more fun than a day off in the middle of the summer? With Frederick's rich history and wide range of attractions, there is no better place to celebrate the Fourth of July. Here is our list of distinctly Frederick ways to spend your holiday! Frederick's 4th - An Independence…

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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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