Frederick Activities

TripWhat's travel guide to Frederick; our list of the best attractions, including Bull Run Battlefield, Monocacy National Battlefield and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center - National Air and Space Museum.
  • The best activities in Frederick: Bull Run Battlefield

    Bull Run Battlefield

    preserves two major Civil War battlefields
    The visitor center ($3 fee, Park Pass applies) is open 8:30AM-5PM daily; there are walking and driving tours of First and Second Manassas battlefields,
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  • Monocacy National Battlefield

    Monocacy National Battlefield

    4801 Urbana Pike
    Site of a summer 1864 Civil War battle between General Jubal Early of the Confederacy and General Lew Wallace of the Union.
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  • Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center - National Air and Space Museum

    Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center - National Air and Space Museum

    14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway
    Udvar-Hazy Center - National Air and Space Museum, [4], 14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway, Chantilly, VA 20151, (202) 357-2200. Located near Dulles International Airport, this Smithsonian museum (which is locally called the Dulles Air and Space Museum) opened in 2003 to house many illustrious air/spacecraft that would not fit into the 1976 museum in the National Mall. The Udvar-Hazy collection includes the SR-71 "Blackbird" spy plane, the Concorde supersonic jet, the Enola Gay B-29, the Super Constellation, and the space shuttle Discovery. In addition, the museum contain an observation tower and an IMAX theater. The museum is free; there is a charge for the IMAX. Parking is available for $15/vehicle.
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  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    48 E Patrick St
    As it is the national museum, it's big, encompassing several locations, as well as a big presence at Antietam National Battlefield. The exhibits demonstrate how medicine was practiced during the Civil War (which was a lesson in patient endurance), as well as track the leaps in the development of medicine during those times.
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  • Sully Historic Site

    Sully Historic Site

    The house reflects the historic era and style, consisting of authentic antique furniture and utensils.
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  • Ellanor C. Lawrence Park]

    Ellanor C. Lawrence Park]

    Lawrence Park] [7] Ellanor C. Lawrence Park is a large area preserved for the multitude of wild animals and plants. The park has various historic buildings, such as a smokehouse, dairy complex, beehives and gardens. It also has multiple sport fields and hiking trails. It has meadow, ponds, and a forest.
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  • The National Conference Center

    The National Conference Center

    Host an event near DC at one of the largest and most comprehensive conference centers in the nation. Previously Xerox University, NCC is the perfect space for productive meetings, business conferences and other special events. NCC serves all type of clients including corporate Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, religious retreats, associations, weddings and galas. NCC has 917 guest rooms, more than 250 meetings rooms and is on 110 wooded-acres. The property is environmentally friendly and meets the standards of the Green Seal by reducing energy consumption and increasing the use of biodegradable products. From the beginning of the planning process to the end of your stay, our team is dedicated to ensuring you have the most professional and successful experience at the National Conference Center.
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  • Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center - National Air and Space Museum

    14390 Air & Space Museum Pkwy
    Udvar-Hazy Center - National Air and Space Museum, 14390 Air & Space Museum Pkwy., Chantilly, ph: (202) 357-2200. Located near Dulles International Airport, this museum houses many air/spacecraft, including the SR-71 "Blackbird" spy plane, the Concorde supersonic jet and the space shuttle "Enterprise". Parking is available for $12/vehicle. Additionally, a shuttle is available from the Air and Space Museum downtown. Prices range from $5 to $7 depending on number of tickets bought. [15]
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  • Algonkian Regional Park

    47001 Fairway Drive
    Miniature golf, swimming pool complex, golf, cottage rentals, soccer fields, and more on Potomac River waterfront.
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  • Frederick Keys

    21 Stadium drive
    "A-level minor league baseball team, affiliated with Baltimore Orioles."
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  • Rose Hill Manor

    1611 N Market St
    A hands-on children's museum with folks in period costume and "rural activities"
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  • National Air and Space Museum

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    Udvar-Hazy Center. 14390 Air & Space Museum Pkwy. Chantilly, VA 20151 +1 202 357-2200. [4] Located near Dulles International Airport, this companion facility of the National Air and Space Museum houses air and spacecraft including an SR-71 "Blackbird" spy plane, a Concorde supersonic jet, and the space shuttle "Enterprise". Admission is free. Parking is available for $15/vehicle.
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  • Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center - National Air and Space Museum

    14390 Air & Space Museum Pkwy
    Udvar-Hazy Center - National Air and Space Museum, 14390 Air & Space Museum Pkwy., Chantilly, ph: (202) 357-2200. Located near Dulles International Airport, this museum houses many air/spacecraft, including the SR-71 "Blackbird" spy plane, the Concorde supersonic jet and the space shuttle "Enterprise". Parking is available for $12/vehicle. Additionally, a shuttle is available from the Air and Space Museum downtown. Prices range from $5 to $7 depending on number of tickets bought. [4]
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