Frederick, MD

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Frederick

History gets a fresh twist in this city, where stylish bars and boutiques spill out of 19th-century buildings and winery trails traverse Civil War battlegrounds.

Experience the confluence of old and new in Frederick, a captivating city tucked into Maryland’s mountainous western corner. Acclaimed for its superbly preserved historic streetscape, Frederick has retained Federal, Victorian and Civil War-era architecture. Peer behind the façades to find Frederick’s outstanding dining scene, retailers and artisans.

Get acquainted with the city’s historic heart in Downtown Frederick. The 50-block district is characterized by beautifully preserved heritage buildings, such as the Evangelical Lutheran Church and the Frederick City Hall. Check out Frederick’s intriguing boutiques, art galleries and artisans’ studios. Find a table at a buzzing café or a restaurant serving American-nouveau cuisine. For fresh produce, visit Downtown Frederick’s regular farmers markets. Alternatively, purchase picnic supplies to enjoy at one of Frederick’s pretty parks. Baker Park and Carroll Creek Linear Park are highlights.

Downtown Frederick serves some of the region’s finest drinks at specialty brewpubs and bars. Find out more about Frederick’s microbrew scene on a brewery trail around the county. For wine buffs, Frederick has a distinguished collection of wineries located in the rolling hillsides between fascinating historic sites.

Learn more about Frederick’s Civil War history when you visit the Monocacy National Battlefield, the National Museum of Civil War Medicine or the city’s Mount Olivet Cemetery.

North of the city, find a slice of wilderness in the Catoctin Mountains. Visit Cunningham Falls or sign up for a safari adventure at the Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo.

Reach Frederick easily via major interstate highways and an intercity commuter railway. If you are traveling by air, fly into Frederick Municipal Airport. Dulles and Baltimore Washington airports are less than a 1-hour drive away. Explore the city’s historic core on foot or by bicycle. Bus networks are also available. Frederick’s winters are usually mild, while summer is hot and humid. For the region’s most agreeable weather, visit in fall or spring and enjoy the city’s pedestrian-friendly downtown district and magnificent mountain surroundings.

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Frederick, MD
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Frederick, MD
3 out of 5
5579 Spectrum Dr, Frederick, MD
The price is $75 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
Located in the heart of Frederick, this hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Francis Scott Key Mall and 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from Frederick Fairgrounds. Monocacy National ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (956 reviews)
"Conveniently located. Room was nice and warm. It was also quiet."

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Frederick, MD
Hampton Inn & Suites Frederick-Fort Detrick
Hampton Inn & Suites Frederick-Fort Detrick
2.5 out of 5
1565 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD
The price is $94 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
Situated in Frederick, this hotel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Fort Detrick and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Frederick Fairgrounds. Frederick Memorial Hospital and Schifferstadt ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (943 reviews)
"staff was very kind and helpful and I loved the bedding"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2021

Hampton Inn & Suites Frederick-Fort Detrick
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Frederick
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Frederick
2.5 out of 5
111 Byte Drive, Frederick, MD
The price is $105 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
Situated in Frederick, this hotel is 2.8 mi (4.6 km) from Fort Detrick and 3.1 mi (5 km) from Frederick Memorial Hospital. Frederick Fairgrounds and Schifferstadt ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (110 reviews)
"The hotel is very clean the staff is amazing and very friendly if you around Frederick this is the place to stay love everything about it. Just wishing that the pool was more heated , dont get me wrong the pool room is heated but not the pool but still a nice place to stay and a nice little bar to ..."

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2022

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Frederick
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Frederick
Homewood Suites by Hilton Frederick
3 out of 5
4950 Westview Drive, Frederick, MD
The price is $114 per night from Feb 3 to Feb 4
Located in the heart of Frederick, this aparthotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Westview Promenade and within 3 mi (5 km) of Francis Scott Key Mall and Monocacy National ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (294 reviews)
"It was very organize clean spacious for my family and great options for breakfast"

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Homewood Suites by Hilton Frederick
Home2 Suites by Hilton Frederick
Home2 Suites by Hilton Frederick
3 out of 5
4850 Buckeystown Pike, Frederick, MD
The price is $117 per night from Jan 20 to Jan 21
Situated in Frederick, this aparthotel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Westview Promenade and within 3 mi (5 km) of Francis Scott Key Mall and Monocacy National Battlefied. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (287 reviews)
"They had a great outdoor fire pit! Room was spacious."

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2021

Home2 Suites by Hilton Frederick
Downtown Historic Frederick Maryland
Downtown Historic Frederick Maryland
Frederick, MD
The price is $145 per night from Jan 18 to Jan 19
Located in Downtown Frederick, this apartment building is within 2 mi (3 km) of Frederick Memorial Hospital, Fort Detrick, and Frederick Fairgrounds. Baker Park ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (20 reviews)
Anniversary Getaway
"We enjoyed our stay & it was an easy walk to restaurants, bars, etc! The brewery & firehouse were not a problem re: noise & lights!!"

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2022

Downtown Historic Frederick Maryland
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