- 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.
A movie theater with IMAX, Regal Westview Stadium 16 & IMAX displays first-run feature films using digital projection and RealD 3D. The theater offers self-service and mobile ticketing, stadium seating, a game room and a snack bar.
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.
75% 16 votes
8253 Dollyhyde Rd, Mount Airy, MD 21771 MoreLess Info
The Milkhouse Brewery at Stillpoint Farm is open to the general public on weekends and offers private tours of the facilities. Their on-site tap room even has live music events where guests are allowed to bring their own snacks to accompany the beer.
87% 31 votes
42461 Lovetts-ville Road, Lovettsville, VA MoreLess Info
Local organic foods are grown at the Patowmack Farm. In addition to the produce itself, they feature a gourmet restaurant that cooks the seasonal foods that are grown on the farm for visitors.
89% 45 votes
6620 Zittlestown Road, Middletown, MD 21769 MoreLess Info
The Washington Monument State Park is home of the monument built in 1837 to honor George Washington and the site of Maryland's first Civil War battle. The park offers views of the valley, hiking, picnicking, and a Civil War Museum.