Not Far from Pittsburgh – Where Hip Meets Historic Every Day

Looking for a day trip or weekend getaway? The city of Frederick, Maryland is surrounded by mountain views, wineries, orchards and vibrant Main Street communities.


 

Museums meet martini bars, scenic landscapes provide thrill seekers with adventure, and cutting edge cuisine is served up in Civil War-era buildings alongside unique specialty shops, galleries, museums and theaters in Frederick County, Md.
 


 

Love the outdoors?  Whether your idea of adventure is hiking to the top of a mountain or relaxing in hammock, there is a perfect place for you.
 


 

Kids will love the variety of interactive experiences Frederick has to offer. Bottle feed calves at South Mountain Creamery, swing from obstacle to obstacle at Adventure Park USA and blow the whistle as you ride in a historic steam engine at Walkersville Southern Railroad
 


 

Frederick also is home to an emerging arts scene. Downtown Frederick’s public art sheds light on the city’s history as well as the personal dreams and ambitions of its citizens.
 


 

Roughly three hours from Pittsburgh, this can be more than just a day trip. Whether you want to unplug and sleep under the stars or retreat to a hotel room full of great amenities, there are plenty of options.

Find out more about all Frederick County has to offer here.

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