Frederick is amazing! It charms it’s visitors with award-winning restaurants (#VOLT) & just really cool art galleries, live music, craft beers etc. I mean, no wonder the National Trust of Historic Preservation recognized Frederick as one of “America’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations.” woot woot!
Here are the top 5 things to-do in Frederick that you probably didn’t know about!
- 1. Explore the Catoctin Mountains!
If you’re wanting to get a slice of heaven without traveling far, it can be found in the Catocin Moutains. There are pools of water everywhere and a 78 foot waterfall. You can go hiking, fishing, mountain biking, horseback riding and more! We have a national state park right in our backyard!
- 2. Take a Brewery Tour!
Visit Flying Dog Brewery, home of uniquely Maryland beers like Deadrise, a light, Old Bay-infused brew perfect for seafood, (that has won gold medals around the world) Or check out the Milkhouse Brewery at Still point Farm…amazing beer as well!
- 3. Dinner at Volt! Chef Bryan Voltaggio’s Volt. (Top Chef star Voltaggio) is a 2009 recipient of a prestigious James Beard nomination for BEST New Restaurant AND it’s located in Downtown Frederick! Volt has only gotten better and better over the years and now ranks over the years. Volt is now labeled a destination restaurant on the east coast. Go Bryan!
- 4. Frederick finest farmers markets! Head out for a hayride or harvest festival or hit one of the local farmer’s markets for a taste of local food, music and more. What fun 🙂
- 5. Frederick’s finest wine tours! Yes, you heard correctly! Linganore, Loew, Elk Run and Catoctin Breeze vineyards craft epic wines for the distinguished palate in perfect balance with the unique growing conditions of the Maryland Piedmont.
Don’t ever miss out on what Frederick truly has to offer. Get out there and have some fun with your family and friends before winter sneaks up on us!
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