The Frederick

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5 Free Things to Do This Summer in Frederick County, MD

Home to gorgeous outdoor parks and trails, immaculate historic buildings, great local restaurants, and an ever-expanding calendar of festivals and events, Frederick County is a popular destination year-round, but summer is a special time to visit when many of the best things to do in Frederick…

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Experience the Tradition of Making Maple Syrup

Photo courtesy of Maryland Department of Natural Resources It’s no secret that Frederick is full of interesting history and unique traditions. Winter is on its way out and that means one of the oldest and most popular annual events, the Maple Syrup Festival in Thurmont, is about to begin. After a…

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Top 5 Indoor Experiences in Frederick This Winter

Looking for a way to get out of the house without freezing your toes off? Crank up the heat in your car and head to Frederick County! Whether you’re looking for kid activities, options for a lovely winter date night, or just an opportunity to get out of your house this winter, you’ll find plenty of…

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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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