The Frederick

Field Guide

A story with every step

Jake Wynn in Berlin - 2023
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. 

How to Sail Through Winter in Downtown Frederick

A visit to Downtown Frederick, Maryland in the winter months cannot be complete without a visit to one of the most unique winter light displays anywhere in the world. On the waters of Carroll Creek Park, you'll find 28 lighted, decorated sailboats inviting you to explore this urban park at the heart…

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Things to do in Middletown, MD

Walking along Main Street in historic Middletown is like journeying back into the past. Everywhere you turn, you’ll find reminders of the town’s long and storied history dating back to 1767. Main Street itself tells much of the story of this Frederick County community’s growth and development over…

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Fun things to do in Brunswick, MD

The sound of distant train whistles shrieking through the mountains and the rumble of passing locomotives have long been part of the landscape in Brunswick, Maryland. Brunswick History Commission This lively little city on the Potomac River has experienced a revival in recent years, inspired by…

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Best Escape Rooms in Frederick County, MD

Seeking the perfect activity for a rainy day? It's a great chance to try one of Frederick’s escape rooms - attractions where you can enter a whole new dimension of fun. Escape rooms may sound daunting or even a bit scary, but these diversions are an opportunity to live out games and puzzles in…

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Fun Fall Festivals in Frederick

The changing seasons are one of Frederick County’s most charming occasions. As the weather turns from hot to mild and leaves change from green to red, orange, and yellow, fall activities swing into full gear. With a wide variety of farm festivals and city celebrations, Frederick County is the best…

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