Frederick and Western Maryland

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Frederick and Western Maryland - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • 1. Catoctin Mountain Park

    Park (National/State/Provincial)

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

  • 2. Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo


    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 children...Read More

  • 3. Cunningham Falls State Park

    Park (National/State/Provincial)

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

  • 4. Loy's Station Covered Bridge


    Rustic and painted red, Loy's Station Covered Bridge rattles when cars roll across. Snap pictures of the bridge, built in 1848 and renovated...Read More

  • 5. Roddy Road Covered Bridge


    Roddy Road Covered Bridge, built in 1856, is north of Thurmont, just off Route 15. The smallest of the covered bridges, it's surrounded by a...Read More

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