Regardless of season, weather, or day of the week, shopping remains a steady and significant attraction in Frederick County. The primary reason is selection. You'll find the retail names capable of sparking the attention of every member of your family. Hundreds of nationally recognized stores are located in nearby shopping malls and nearby outlets with other major retailers in area shopping centers. If specialty shopping excites you, then you'll want to explore downtown stores in both the city and throughout the county. Here you will find retail entrepreneurs offering hand-selected merchandise and imaginative store concepts.