Frederick and Western Maryland Sights

Frederick is a great home base for exploring the region's lush mountain forests, powerful national battlefields, and quaint historic towns.

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Antietam National Battlefield

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Time has returned Antietam National Battlefield, the site of the bloodiest one-day battle of the Civil War, to its tranquil antebellum...

Boonsborough Museum of History

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Doug Bast, a local historian and founder of the Boonsborough Museum of History, never gave up his boyhood habit of collecting unusual...

C&O Canal National Historical Park

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This park is the starting point for walking and biking the towpath, and taking tours on replica canal boats. Markers set occasionally...

Casselman River Bridge

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By the time you spot the picturesque Casselman River Bridge, you're almost in Grantsville. This single-span stone arch bridge ½ mi east...

Catoctin Mountain Park

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Nearly 6,000 acres of thick pine forests, rocky ledges, and magnificent views make Catoctin a true retreat. America's presidents apparently...

Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo

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About 6 mi from Catoctin Mountain Park, this preserve/zoo holds more than 350 animals on some 30 acres. The zoo is easily navigated by...

Community Bridge Mural

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From an outstretched hand to a Constellation shaped like a drinking gourd, dozens of images and symbols are woven into this sweeping...

Cunningham Falls State Park

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Located in the Catoctin Mountains, this state park is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts: there's hiking, fishing, and a crystal clear man-made...

Deep Creek Lake State Park

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The 1,818-acre Deep Creek Lake State Park hugs the eastern shore of the lake and has a public boat launch, small beach with lifeguards...

Discovery Station and Hagerstown Aviation Museum

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A full-size model of a triceratops skull welcomes you to the Discovery Station and Hagerstown Aviation Museum, the first hands-on science...

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