- Our list of the best things to do in Frederick, Maryland, features the top 219 nearby activities — including 77 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Frederick, MD has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sights & Landmarks, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 26 things to do within the city of Frederick, MD , followed by 193 popular activities in nearby cities, including Hagerstown, Leesburg, Gaithersburg, Harpers Ferry, Mount Airy, Purcellville, Thurmont, Germantown, Sharpsburg, Emmitsburg, Shepherdstown, Westminster, Sterling, Charles Town, Middletown, Boonsboro, New Market, Knoxville, Rockville, Eldersburg, Ashburn, Lovettsville and Olney
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
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.
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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.
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.
Flying Dog Brewery is a small but popular brewery that makes a variety of beers, both year-round and seasonal. They offer tours of the brewery as well as tastings. Guests can purchase refillable 64-ounce Growlers, as well.
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.
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48 E. Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21705 MoreLess Info
National Museum of Civil War Medicine is a two-floor organized museum that is located in the heart of Frederick. They have a gift shop in the museum. Visitors can finish the tour in an hour.
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.