Frederick County is in the Capital Region of Maryland.

Cities and towns Edit

Map of Frederick County

Other destinations Edit

Understand Edit

The mysterious snallygaster, a dragon-like beast with sightings going back hundreds of years, supposedly dwells in the mountains of western Frederick County.

Braddock Heights, an unincorporated community in the county, was the setting for a third-season episode of the TV series The X-Files, although it was filmed in Vancouver, Canada. See X-Files tourism.

Get in Edit

Frederick is the center of Frederick County in every way—most of the transportation options will take you here.

By car Edit

Interstate 70 (from points to the east and west) and Interstate 270 (from the south, including Washington, D.C.) are important highways.

By bus Edit

Maryland Transit Administration commuter buses 204 and 515 and Greyhound intercity buses serve Frederick.

By train Edit

MARC provides commuter rail service to Brunswick, Frederick, and Point of Rocks, on the Brunswick Line, which originates at Union Station in Washington DC.

Get around Edit

See Edit

Many attractions are located in Frederick, which has an attractive historic downtown area and several Civil War sites. Outside of Frederick, see the beautiful mountains in Catoctin Mountain Park and the exotic animals at Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo in Thurmont.

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Vineyards Edit

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This region travel guide to Frederick County is a usable article. It gives a good overview of the region, its sights, and how to get in, as well as links to the main destinations, whose articles are similarly well developed. An adventurous person could use this article, but please feel free to improve it by editing the page.