Civil War

Few cities hold more Civil War history than Frederick, MD. From the Battle of South Mountain and the Battle of Monocacy to the nearby landmark of Gettysburg, Frederick provides access to events and locations that deeply impacted our nation's history. Follow in the footsteps of Civil War soldiers through the Maryland Civil War Trail, or discover tales of unexpected compassion and healing at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. All of these sites and more make it easy to understand why Frederick, MD, sits in the Heart of the Civil War region.

Francis Scott Key Mall

Named after the American lawyer, author, and poet who penned the lyrics for the U.S. national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner," this premier shopping center offers more than 80 specialty stores for every flair of fashion and style. With ongoing sales and a never-ending circulation of fresh products and deals, the Francis Scott Key Mall is both a local and visitor favorite destination.

Harry Grove Stadium

Harry Grove Stadium provides a center not only for great sports but also intensive community involvement, concerts, and a seemingly endless summer events schedule. The stadium boasts state-of-the-art audio-visual systems and acts as the home of the Frederick Keys, the class A minor league affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.

Lawyer's Winterbrook Farm

Visiting Frederick, MD, in the Fall? We've got the perfect family festivity for you! Lawyer's Winterbrook Farm is operational from September through early November, offering corn mazes, pumpkin cannons, bonfire parties and group events, as well as an incredible indoor play arena that will exhaust even the most rambunctious kid.

Frederick Keys Baseball Club

Take your Frederick Keys baseball experience to the next level by dropping in to the Frederick Keys Baseball Club, where longtime sports enthusiasts can enjoy game coverage alongside visiting and local families. This club is a family-friendly environment where kids eat free on Mondays and guests can enjoy special events and promotions all week long. And don’t miss the fireworks shows!

Weinberg Center for the Arts

Performing art is the cultural heartbeat of Frederick, MD, and no place offers a finer range of artistic delights than the Weinberg Center for the Arts. Whether you enjoy classical music or jazz or your tastes run more towards theater and historical films, each season brings a unique run of shows to dazzle, inspire, and commemorate. Music, dance, family shows, and much more come together year-round at the WCA, giving you countless performances to choose from during your stay.

Linganore Winecellars

Get your passport to Maryland's wine country through Linganore Winecellars, one of the finest vineyards and wineries in the region. From tours and tasting rooms to special events and festivals, Linganore Winecellars offers an exquisite cultural experience for wine lovers, no matter where you're from. Enjoy grape, fruit, and specialty wines, and don’t forget to take a few bottles home with you to savor after the fact.

Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo

Get up close and personal with an astonishing array of animals at one of Maryland's most amazing zoos! The Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo is just minutes away, open year-round, and gives families the chance to see and explore exhibits such as African safaris, island tropics, exotic birds, reptiles, large predators, and much more. The zoo even gives you the chance to "Adopt an Animal" and be the ongoing supporter of an animal’s food and care throughout the year.

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