Frederick, MD Hotel near Historic Sites, Parks and More
If the idea of a Civil War reenactment or a glimpse into 19th-century life piques your interest, then you'll love staying at the Country Inn & Suites Frederick, where Gettysburg, Antietam and Harpers Ferry are all within easy reach. Located near the intersection of I-270 and I-70, the Country Inn & Suites is also close to corporate destinations like Raytheon, Bechtel and Flying Dog Brewery, in addition to the U.S. Army Medical Command at Fort Detrick. Lodging here ensures business travelers a convenient commute to Washington, D.C., thanks to the MARC Rail Station just a mile away, and families love getting out in the great outdoors at spots like Gambrill State Park and Greenbrier State Park. During your stay, take in all that the area has to offer at these can't-miss attractions:
- Antietam National Battlefield (14 miles)
Take the entire family for a somber but informative tour of the battlefield, where this famous Civil War battle occurred on September 17, 1862.
Phone: +1 (301) 432-5124
- Carroll Creek and Community Bridge Mural (2 miles)
Collaboratively designed with community involvement and implemented by artist William Cochran and his assistants, this plain concrete bridge was transformed into a trompe l'oeil masterpiece with detailed paintings that make the bridge look like an ivy-covered stone bridge.
- Crumland Farms (7 miles)
Kids love seeing this working farm where the main focus is on fun. Get lost in the eight-acre corn maze, tour the pumpkin patch or book a party on the picturesque property.
Phone: +1 (301) 845-8099
- Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center (2 miles)
Families can take art classes and try their hand at workshops that take place throughout the year.
- Downtown Frederick Historic District (2 miles)
For a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, incredible local dining and views of historic architecture, make your way to the downtown historic district.
- FEMA / National Fallen Firefighters Memorial (30 miles)
An eternal flame stands vigil at this moving tribute to the firefighters who have given their lives to save their communities.
- Francis Scott Key Mall (walking distance)
Anchored by JCPenney, Macy's and Sears, this mall has all the stores you need for an afternoon of retail therapy, including Barnes & Noble, American Eagle and Bath & Body Works.
Phone: +1 (301) 662-5151
- Harpers Ferry National Historic Park (14 miles)
Famous for being the site of the 1859 uprising led by abolitionist John Brown, this gorgeous park is also where the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers converge.
Phone: +1 (304) 535-6029
- Harry Grove Stadium – Frederick Keys Baseball (1.5 miles)
Cheer on the Keys as they swing for the fences at this Class-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles.
Phone: +1 (301) 662-0013
- Hood College (3 miles)
An all-female college until 1971, Hood is now home to more than 2,400 male and female students and a beautiful campus.
Phone: +1 (301) 663-3131
- Monocacy National Battlefield (1 mile)
Nicknamed "The Battle That Saved Washington," the struggle that took place here July 9, 1864 was one of the last Confederate attempts to invade the North during the Civil War.
Phone: +1 (301) 662-3515
- Mount Olivet Cemetery (Francis Scott Key Gravesite) (1.5 miles)
See the burial site of the author of the U.S. national anthem.
Phone: +1 (301) 662-1164
- National Museum of Civil War Medicine (2 miles)
At times gruesome and often seemingly cruel by today's standards, medical equipment used during the Civil War is on full display at this fascinating museum.
Phone: +1 (301) 695-1864
- National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (28 miles)
Visit this shrine built to honor the first native-born citizen of the United States to be canonized by the Roman Catholic Church.
Phone: +1 (301) 447-6606
- Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre (4 miles)
Productions of everything from Grease and Sleeping Beauty to The Wedding Singer grace the stage of this exciting theater company established in 1990. Be sure to check out what's playing at the Children's Theater during your stay at the Country Inn & Suites.
Phone: +1 (301) 662-6600
- Weinberg Center for the Arts (2 miles)
Music, theater, film and visual art are all performed at this revitalized movie house from 1926. The eight-rank Wurlitzer organ is one of the last remaining of its kind.
Phone: +1 (301) 600-2828
- Bank of America
- BB&T Bank
- Canam Steel
- Charles River Laboratories
- Department of Homeland Security
- Fairchild Controls
- Fannie Mae
- Flying Dog Brewery
- Fort Detrick
- Frederick Memorial Hospital
- General Dynamics
- Giant Eagle
- Home Depot
- Hood College
- Lockheed Martin
- Mount St. Mary’s University
- National Emergency Training Center
- Penn Line
- PNC Bank
- Potomac Edison
- Southern Company
- State Farm
- Toys "R" Us
- United Healthcare
- Wells Fargo