- TripBuzz found 136 things to do with kids in or near Westminster, Maryland, including 129 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Gettysburg, Hanover, Ellicott City and Frederick.
- From Larry Sheets' Players Family Amusement Center to Nature Center on the Go, the Westminster area offers 117 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Family Fun Center, Zoos and Farms & Ranches.
- A small town in Northern Maryland, Westminster is home to McDaniel College, a private institution of higher learning. The city is a short drive from Baltimore and hosts a number of festivals including the Westminster Fall Festival held downtown. Westminster is also the site of the county fair and the annual Maryland Wine Festival.
Get a history lesson at Banneker-Douglas Museum, the State of Maryland's official museum of African-American heritage. Exhibits, programs and projects help paint a picture of this rich cultural heritage. Admission is free.
Visitors to the William Paca Garden can enjoy serenity and beauty with a 45-minute tour, offered daily (fee applies). The two-acre garden is located at the Paca House, a restored 18th-century mansion reflecting the English country villas of the time.
SegZone is a local tour operator which specializes in guided eco-friendly Segway tours of Annapolis and its numerous historic sites featuring colonial architecture as well as many other local attractions.
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454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602 MoreLess Info
An interactive hands-on science and technology center, The Lancaster Science Factory is popular with families. The center educated visitors on mechanics and motion, electricity, light and vision, fluid dynamics and more.
Since 1984, Womanship has been the first and leading sailing school that was designed completely by women for the teaching of women. In addition to instruction for couples, families, and corporate groups, there is a young course for girls in grades 7 through 12.
Get a feel for life in the early 1900's at Frying Pan Park, complete with a working demonstration 1930s farm. A meetinghouse from the 18th century and schoolhouse constructed in 1911 are among the attractions. Beginner horseback riding lessons are offered (fee applies).
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20850 Oatlands Plantation Ln, Leesburg, VA 20175 MoreLess Info
Oatlands Historic House & Gardens is a National Historic Landmark and offers daily tours of the mansion and terraced gardens. They also host an afternoon tea in the carriage house with advance reservations. Available for weddings and special events.
Watermark, formerly known as Chesapeake Marine Tours, is a local tour company which organizes a variety of cruises and private charters to introduce visitors to the history and culture of Annapolis with the help of guides dressed in colonial period costumes.
The large and prestigious site known as Oatlands Plantation contains a restored country home that is fully furnished with 19th century items. The attached garden is well-maintained and available for public viewing after a tour of the house itself.