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Affordable Summer Activities in Frederick

Enjoying summer doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. In fact, some of the best summer memories are made without ever spending a dime. The following are our favorite affordable summer activities in Frederick, Maryland.

Explore Historic Downtown Frederick

Downtown Frederick is a charming 50-block historic district featuring a wide variety of shops, brew pubs and eateries. Named one of the “Prettiest Painted Places in America”, Downtown Frederick offers big-city amenities with small town charm.

Spend More Time Outdoors

family affordable activities frederickTake the family outdoors to create lasting summer memories. Blow bubbles, play tag or enjoy your favorite childhood game on Eastchurch’s community lawn. Take a dip in our stylish new community pool. Eastchurch’s state-of-the-art amenities provide residents with the unique opportunity to relax and get to know their neighbors.

Pick Your Own Produce

For the freshest produce and an unforgettable experience, visit one of Frederick’s many farms or orchards to pick your own produce. While there, go for a hayride and visit a harvest festival or one of the area’s farmers markets.

Enjoy a Bike Ride

Frederick County is the ideal location for cyclists. From casual riders to experienced mountain bikers, Frederick County has something for everyone. Cyclists can cross over three covered bridges, one of which is over 150 years old. Mountain bikers can take advantage of the area’s single track trails. All of this and more is available with some of the best scenery on the East Coast.

Visit Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo

Visitors can get up close to the animals at Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo. The zoo is home to over 300 species. Take your family on a one hour escorted ride-through safari. During this exciting adventure, visitors travel through three exotic animal paddocks.

Shab Row Third Saturday Music Series

Grab your blanket and picnic basket to enjoy an evening meal and three hours of live music. This free event takes place on the third Saturday of every month on the grassy hill behind Shab Row.

Summer at Eashchurch is full of possibilities. Stop by and see why we’re Downtown Frederick’s premier new home community!

And if you’re interested in more, feel free to contact us.

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