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Dating back to 1745, easy on the eye Frederick is one of Maryland’s larger cities. Taking history buffs back in time with its Civil War heritage, captivating museums, and antiquated architecture, the city is something of a mecca for antique collectors too. The historical downtown district is a hunting ground for both old treasures and more modern merchandise, whilst also providing some top notch dining and entertainment. Less than an hour away from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, Frederick lassos in thousands of visitors every September with The Great Frederick Fair.

Things to see

Informative, gory, but absolutely captivating, the Museum of Civil War Medicine tells it like it was with the aid of over 1,200 artefacts. Its exhibits focus on everything from evacuating the wounded from the battlefield and field hospitals, to surgery, nursing, and the embalming process. If you want to stand on a former front line yourself, the Monocacy National Battlefield is the very site in which “The Battle That Saved Washington” took place. Now a peaceful green parcel memorialized with markers and monuments, self-guided trails and a visitor’s center can enlighten you on the events of July 9th, 1864. One of Maryland’s longest running annual fairs; The Great Frederick Fair boasts agricultural antics and traditional funfair amusements for all the family. Amongst the bustle and excitement you’ll find arts and crafts, delicious food, carnival rides, animal petting, harness racing, games and contests, car and carriage parades, and toe-tapping performances from country crooners – in short, a cultural feast of rural America.

Hotels in Frederick

Whether you’re after a basic en-suite sleepover or a home from home condo-style stay, there are plenty of hotels in Frederick to take your pick from. Much of the city’s accommodation comes in the form of large chain name establishments, from the deluxe and modern to the cheap and cheerful. Most count swimming pools, fitness facilities, and business centers amongst their amenities, and also provide guests with lots of in-room creature comforts too. Among them you can expect flat-screen televisions, WiFi, and tea/coffee makers. Many of the hotels in Frederick also offer complimentary breakfasts, parking, and airport shuttles too.

Where to stay

A hotel in Frederick’s 50-block historical district puts you where it’s all happening. Characterized by red brick architecture and oozing with charm, downtown is home to an array of locally owned restaurants, galleries, and community cultural hubs such as the Maryland Ensemble Theatre. Shopping abounds in Frederick, with both the Francis Scott Key Mall and the Westview Promenade offering up all the big brand favorites. For antiques however, Downtown Frederick is a real hunting ground, with over 200 dealers to haggle with. Known as the “Gateway to the Mountains”, Thurmont sits beside the natural beauty of Cunningham Falls State Park. Each year the small town hosts the Catoctin Colorfest arts and crafts festival.

How to get to Frederick

Those flying in can touch down in 1 of 3 airports. Baltimore-Washington International, Washington Dulles International, and Ronal Reagan Washington National all sit within easy reach of the city. Between them they offer connections throughout the world, along with services to all major cities in the United States. Frederick is also reachable by bus and by rail. The Greyhound service stops near the city’s core, whilst Amtrak services to Washington D.C.’s Union Station can be connected to Downtown Frederick via the MARC system. Drivers can access the city off Interstate 70, which runs east and west along its southern boundary.