- The list below includes 152 free or cheap things to do in or near Frederick, Maryland, including 123 different types of inexpensive activities like Farms & Ranches, Movie Theaters, History Museums and Parks.
- From Baker Park to Carrol Creek Linear Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Frederick and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Hagerstown, Gaithersburg, Harpers Ferry and Leesburg.
National Museum of Civil War Medicine 48 E. Patrick Street, Frederick, MD MoreLess Info
Museum with an authentic Civil War surgeon’s tent, a 19th century holding coffin, and dioramas detailing medical evacuations
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Carroll Creek Market Street, Frederick, MD 21701 MoreLess Info
Carrol Creek Linear Park is a scenic river walk area along Frederick's canal. It offers benches to sit and rest as well as an artistically-landscaped walking path. Visitors can feed fish from the waterside.
Mount Olivet Cemetery, also known as the 'Cemetery Beautiful', is a historic cemetery dating back to 1852. It features monuments of the poet Francis Scott Key and unknown Confederate Soldiers as well as numerous historic gravestones and statues.
Frederick Visitor Center provides guests with a range of activities as well as information. The Center offers gift cards, souvenirs, bike racks, maps, guides and information on attractions along with a state of the art theater featuring an orientation film.
Harry Grove Stadium at Stadium Drive is a family and kid-friendly place. They have a playground, a carousel and a merry-go-round. The concession stand offers affordable rates for hot dogs, slaw, chicken, fries, etc.
Monocacy National Battlefield marks the site of the famous 'Battle That Saved Washington' fought during the American Civil War. Visitors can explore the field through its numerous walking trails and view interactive exhibits at the visitor center.
A reconstruction of Barbara Fritchie's original Civil War dwelling, the Barbara Fritchie House and Museum documents Civil War history. Artifacts and antiques on display include furniture, clothing, chinaware, original documents, and manuscripts.
Taste Frederick is a local tour operator which organizes guided walking tours of the historic downtown Frederick through some of the best restaurants and specialty shops in the area coupled with informative talks with the owners and chefs.