Destination guide

Why people love visiting artsy Frederick

Come and experience Frederick and its art galleries, museums and festivals. This city's shopping, restaurants and riverfront draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Frederick

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Frederick a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Frederick Fairgrounds (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Whiskey Creek Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Adventure Park USA (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Musket Ridge Golf Course (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Tarara Winery (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Elk Run Vineyards (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Frederick

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Frederick is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sugarloaf Mountain Park (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Cunningham Falls State Park (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Catoctin Mountain Park (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Balls Bluff Regional Park (20.8 mi / 33.4 km)
  • Morven Park (21 mi / 33.9 km)
  • Renfrew Museum and Park (24 mi / 38.7 km)

How to get to and around Frederick

The nearest airport is in Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark), located 21.7 mi (35 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Hagerstown, MD (HGR-Hagerstown Regional), which is 26.3 mi (42.3 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Frederick Station.

Where to stay around Frederick?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 154 holiday lettings near Frederick. From 73 Houses to 26 Cabins, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Frederick for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Frederick?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Frederick. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Harry Grove Stadium: 116 holiday lettings
  • Francis Scott Key Mall: 117 holiday lettings
  • Westview Promenade: 123 holiday lettings
  • Frederick Fairgrounds: 103 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Civil War Medicine: 113 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Frederick listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Frederick?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 73 Houses in Frederick. Our other popular types of Frederick holiday rentals include:

  • Cabins: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 26 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 26 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Frederick?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 18 holiday homes with pool available in Frederick. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.