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Frederick

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Historic Walking Areas · Parks · History Museums
Frederick is a city and the county seat of Frederick County in the U.S. state of Maryland. It is part of the Baltimore–Washington Metropolitan Area. Frederick has been an important crossroads community since it was located in colonial times at the intersection of an important north–south Indian trail, and east–west routes to the Chesapeake Bay both at Baltimore and what became Washington, D.C. and across the Appalachian mountains to the Ohio River watershed. It is a part of the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is part of a greater Washington-Baltimore-Arlington, DC-MD-VA-WV-PA Combined Statistical Area. The city's population was 65,239 people at the 2010 United States Census, making it the second-largest incorporated city in Maryland, behind Baltimore.Frederick is home to Frederick Municipal Airport (IATA: FDK), which primarily accommodates general aviation traffic, and to the county's largest employer U.S. Army's Fort Detrick bioscience/communications research installation.
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Popular things to do in Frederick

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Historic Downtown Frederick ©
Historic Walking Area
Historic Downtown Frederick
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
National Museum of Civil War Medicine ©
History Museum
National Museum of Civil War Medicine
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Monocacy National Battlefield ©
Battlefield
Monocacy National Battlefield
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Baker Park ©
Park
Baker Park
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Frederick

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
National Park
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Harpers Ferry
4.7
Duration: 8 hours
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Battlefield
Antietam National Battlefield Sharpsburg
4.8
Duration: 8 hours
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Battlefield
Gettysburg National Military Park Gettysburg
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Frederick

Carroll Creek Linear Park ©
Park
Carroll Creek Linear Park
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Community Bridge Mural
Landmark
Community Bridge Mural
4.9
Duration: 2 hours
Mount Olivet Cemetery ©
Cemetery
Mount Olivet Cemetery
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Evangelical Lutheran Church ©
Church
Evangelical Lutheran Church
4.8
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Frederick

Roads and Rails Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Roads and Rails Museum
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center ©
Art Gallery
The Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Historical Society of Frederick County ©
History Museum
Historical Society of Frederick County
4.1
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Frederick

Schifferstadt ©
Historic Site
Schifferstadt
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
Roger Brooke Taney House
Historic Site
Roger Brooke Taney House
2.9
Duration: 2 hours
Barbara Fritchie House
Historic Site
Barbara Fritchie House
2.8
Duration: 2 hours

Parks in Frederick

Pinecliff Park ©
Park
Pinecliff Park
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Gambrill State Park ©
Park
Gambrill State Park
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

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