- The list below includes 129 free or cheap things to do in or near Thurmont, Maryland, including 115 different types of inexpensive activities like Farms & Ranches, National & State Parks, Maze and Parks.
- From Loy's Station Covered Bridge to Catoctin Mountain Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Thurmont and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Gettysburg, Frederick, Hagerstown and Sharpsburg.
Catoctin Breeze Vineyard Baltimore MoreLess Info
Guests sip on wine, munch on cheese, and return home with hand-blown wine glasses
94% 32 votes
3600 Old Frederick Rd., Thurmont, MD 21788 MoreLess Info
The picturesque Loy's Station Covered Bridge in Old Frederick Road has a picnic area with a playground for kids. There is also a creek nearby, several other picnic tables scattered along the stream, horseshoe pits, and grills.
Catoctin Mountain Park, established in 1954, is a part of the Catoctin Mountain Ridge and offers scenic views of the nearby Monocacy Valley as well as a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, camping, skiing and more.
77% 239 votes
14039 Catoctin Hollow Road, Thurmont, MD 21788 MoreLess Info
Cunningham Falls State Park features a man-made lake and the Cunningham Falls formed by it as well as the Big Hunting Creek which is one of the state's major trout streams. The park also offers many outdoor activities including boating, fishing, camping and more.
The Thurmont Regional Library offers a wide variety of materials and programs along with wifi and computers. The library features unique architecture that is a reflection of the nearby historical Catoctin Furnace.
Eyler Road Park is located on 32 acres of well-kept grounds and includes a beach volleyball court, soccer, lacrosse, and football fields. The Picnic Pavilion and Tot Playground round out this park to make it a family-friendly day trip.
A family farm for generations, Pryor's Orchard prides itself on traditional and ethical farming practices. In a market located in a modified barn, they sell cherries, peaches, blueberries, apples, and a variety of other fruits.
95% 103 votes
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road, Emmitsburg, MD 21727 MoreLess Info
The National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes, dating back to late 19th century, is one of the oldest surviving American replicas of the French shrine and is surrounded by beautiful gardens.