Tours in Frederick County, MD

Meander your way through Frederick County on a guided or self-guided tour. Tours can be enjoyed individually or with a group and range from adventure outings to winery tours appealing to a wide variety of interests. Because of their popularity, guided tours should be reserved in advance.

Sites Offering Guided Tours in Downtown Frederick

  • 125 East All Saints Street
  • 13016730029

The African American Resources, Cultural Heritage Society of Frederick County is committed to preserving and sharing the history and heritage of African American Culture of Frederick County. We seek to provide opportunities to share through lecture, display and tours, the impact…

  • 48 E. Patrick St.
  • 301-695-1864

Dedicated to telling the medical story of the Civil War - a story of care and healing, courage and devotion amidst death and destruction, while laying the foundation for modern medical care. We are now open 7 days a week! M-Sat 10-5 and Sun 11-5. For guided tours (Monday through…

  • 24 E. Church St.
  • 301-663-1188

Begin your adventure at the Crossroads of American History with a self-guided tour of the Museum of Frederick County History! Explore Frederick County history through our exhibits, public programs, family “Hands-on-History” activities, optional guided tours, beautiful gardens…

  • 124 N. Market St.
  • 301-668-8922

Maryland Heritage Tours offers a variety of tour options, including: Candlelight Ghost Tours, Cemetery History Tours and Civil War Discovery Tours, both day and evening. Regularly Scheduled Tours and Private Group Tours on "Non-Scheduled" dates, available year-round.

  • 20 W. Patrick St.

The Weinberg Center is a showcase for performing arts in Frederick that enhances our area’s cultural life. Frederick's historic 1926 movie palace is home to year-round quality entertainment: professional music, dance, and theater; classic movies, and family entertainment. The…

  • 125 S. Carroll St., Ste. 103
  • 301-624-4000

Colorful, fun electric bikes for sale and rent. There are plenty of good reasons to buy a Pedego, and the best reason is simple: It's fun! Sunday - 11:00AM - 5:00PM Monday - By Appointment Tuesday- By Appointment Wednesday - Closed Thursday - 11:00AM - 5:00PM Friday -11:00AM…

Tour the Great Outdoors

  • 604 Valley Rd.
  • 301-834-9950

Raft, tube, kayak, canoe the beautiful Shenandoah and Potomac rivers near Harpers Ferry and Antietam Creek. Bike rentals along the C&O Canal. Themed paddling tours and team-building. Bike & Hike shuttling services available, visit site or call to schedule shuttle service. Over 40…

  • 37410 Adventure Center Lane
  • 800-836-9911

Harpers Ferry Adventure Center, formerly BTI Whitewater / Butts Tubes, is located at the northern tip of Loudoun County, Virginia, near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. We offer a wide range of exciting and affordable outdoor adventures including: White Water Rafting, Water Tubing…

  • 14707 Park Central Rd.
  • 301-663-9388

Catoctin Mountain Park offers a wealth of scenery, wildlife, wildflowers, historic buildings, hiking trails, scenic drives, camping, and fly-fishing. Looking for something different? Try spending the night in a historic cabin in Camp Misty Mount; for reservations visit…

  • 14039 Catoctin Hollow Rd.
  • 301-271-7574

Cunningham Falls State Park, located west of Thurmont in the beautiful Catoctin Mountains, is named for a 78-foot cascading waterfall. Hiking, swimming, hunting, fishing, picnicking, boating, playgrounds, 13 camper cabins, and 180 campsites in two areas available seasonally. The…

  • 2929 Sumantown Rd.

Catoctin Creek Park is 139 acres of fun waiting for you to explore. The park has a nature center with two program rooms and a Discovery Room for your own drop in adventure. The facility and the park hours vary, so please contact the Parks and Recreation for more details at…

  • 8511 Nature Center Place
  • 301-600-4460

Fountain Rock Park is Frederick's first environmental park on 22.5 acres of historical, ecological and family-friendly land. Fountain Rock is listed with the Maryland Historical Trust. Park Hours Year Round 8 a.m. - Sunset Nature Center Hours Walk-Ins / Public Saturdays: 10 am…

Tasting at Springfield Manor


Take in the tastes of Frederick County wineries, breweries and distilleries by visiting our distinctive tasting rooms. For a list of our winery, brewery and distillery tasting rooms, download our brochure.

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Upcoming Special Tours

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Historic Homes Tour Jul 24

Discover the life and legacy of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton on the Historic Homes Tour, available at the Seton Shrine in Emmitsburg, MD. On this tour, you’ll see the two historic homes and grounds where Elizabeth Ann, the first American-born saint, lived and worked.

Ghost Tours of Historic Frederick Jul 26

Take a Remarkable Journey through Frederick’s Gruesome and Bloody Past. Nearly 300 Years of War, Executions and Revenge. True Documented Stories of the “Paranormal” with "Maryland’s Oldest Operating Ghost Tour!" Uncover Politically Savvy and Defiant Citizens, Patriots from the…

Civil War Walking Tour Jul 27

Frederick During the Civil War Walking Tour Explore what it was like to live in Frederick during the Civil War. Stories include the last Confederate invasion of the North, the ransom of Frederick, and the Battle of Monocacy. *Tour starts at the Museum of Frederick County History…

Sunset Paddle - Wildlife & Waves Jul 27

Enjoy paddling by the light of the setting sun and experience the serenity and wildlife of the evening river. Evening is the perfect time to witness great blue herons, egrets, kingfishers, and the occasional eagle on the river! The trip will be for a duration of 3-6 miles…