Sights & Attractions in Frederick and Western Maryland

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Antietam National Battlefield
Time has returned Antietam National Battlefield,...
Museums / Galleries, Military Sites Sharpsburg
 
Boonsborough Museum of History
Doug Bast, a local historian and founder of the...
Museums / Galleries Sharpsburg
 
C&O Canal National Historical Park
This park is the starting point for walking and...
Parks Cumberland
 
Casselman River Bridge
By the time you spot the picturesque Casselman...
Bridges / Tunnels Grantsville
 
Catoctin Mountain Park
Nearly 6,000 acres of thick pine forests, rocky...
Parks Catoctin Mountain Park
 
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo
About 6 mi from Catoctin Mountain Park, this...
Nature Preserves, Zoos / Aquariums Catoctin Mountain Park
 
Community Bridge Mural
From an outstretched hand to a Constellation...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Frederick
 
Cunningham Falls State Park
Located in the Catoctin Mountains, this state...
Parks Catoctin Mountain Park
 
Deep Creek Lake State Park
The 1,818-acre Deep Creek Lake State Park hugs...
Parks Deep Creek Lake
 
The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center
Named for a prominent family that helped settle...
Museums / Galleries, Educational Institutions Frederick
 
Discovery Station and Hagerstown Aviation Museum
A full-size model of a triceratops skull welcomes...
Museums / Galleries Hagerstown
 
Fort Frederick
Along the Potomac River stands Fort Frederick,...
Military Sites Frederick and Western Maryland
 
Frederick Visitor Center
After more than three decades in a previous...
Information Centers Frederick
 
George Washington's Headquarters
In a log cabin about the size of an ice-cream...
Architectural Sites Cumberland
 
Gordon-Roberts House
Josiah Roberts, the one-time president of the C&O...
Houses / Mansions Cumberland
 
Green Ridge State Forest
At 46,000 acres, Green Ridge State...
Forests Green Ridge State Forest
 
Hager House and Museum
In 1739 Jonathan Hager, an adventurous young...
Museums / Galleries, Houses / Mansions Hagerstown
 
Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum
Dubbed "Hub City" due to its importance to the...
Museums / Galleries Hagerstown
 
Harpers Ferry
Along the cobblestone streets of the town...
Towns Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
 
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
At the stunning convergence of the Potomac and...
Parks Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
 
LaVale Toll Gate House
Along the Old National Road out of Cumberland...
Architectural Sites Cumberland
 
Loy's Station Covered Bridge
Rustic and painted red, Loy's Station Covered...
Bridges / Tunnels Catoctin Mountain Park
 
Monocacy National Battlefield
In the summer of 1864, Confederate general Jubal...
Military Sites Monocacy National Battlefield
 
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Francis Scott Key—who penned "The Star Spangled...
Cemeteries Frederick
 
National Museum of Civil War Medicine
The critical role that early medicine played in...
Museums / Galleries Frederick
 
National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes
Surrounded by shaded walkways and trickling...
Religious Sites Emmitsburg
 
National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
Located on the campus of Mount St. Mary's...
Religious Sites Emmitsburg
 
New Germany State Park
In the northern end of Savage River State Forest,...
Parks Grantsville
 
Roddy Road Covered Bridge
Roddy Road Covered Bridge, built in 1856, is...
Bridges / Tunnels Catoctin Mountain Park
 
Roger Brooke Taney House
Taney began his law career in Frederick, but is...
Houses / Mansions Frederick
 
Rose Hill Manor Park/The Children's and Farm Museum
The home of Maryland's first governor, Thomas...
Museums / Galleries Frederick
 
Schifferstadt Architectural Museum
Believed to be the oldest house in Frederick,...
Museums / Galleries Frederick
 
Spruce Forest Artisan Village and Penn Alps
The history and craftsmanship of Upper Appalachia...
Museum Village, Historic Districts / Sites Grantsville
 
Swallow Falls State Park
At Swallow Falls State Park, paths wind along the...
Parks Oakland
 
Thrasher Carriage Collection Museum
This unique museum has more than 100 carriages...
Museums / Galleries Cumberland
 
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
Shaded by trees near a placid lake at...
Museums / Galleries Hagerstown
 
Washington Street Historic District
In the mid- to late 19th century, Cumberland's...
Neighborhoods / Streets Cumberland
 
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
Puffing through dark stone tunnels and along...
Transportation Sites Cumberland
 
Wisp Resort
The two biggest attractions in the area are Deep...
Resorts Deep Creek Lake

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