The Frederick

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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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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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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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Summer Family Fun in Frederick County

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 Frederick County! Hit the Trail There is an abundance of great, family-friendly trails in…

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Free Family Fun in Frederick

Looking for fun activities for all ages that won't break the bank? There are loads of free ways to entertain your family in Frederick! From hiking, biking, and outdoor recreation to arts and entertainment, you are sure to find lots of great things to do this spring. Here are some ideas for free…

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