Tourism Council of Frederick County, 19 E. Church St., Frederick, (800) 999-3613, www.visitfrederick.com.
Barbara Fritchie House and Museum, 154 W. Patrick St., Frederick, (301) 698-0630. Former home of the famous Civil War figure. (You know, "Shoot if you must this old gray head. . . .")
Brunswick Railroad Museum, 40 W. Potomac St., Brunswick, (301) 834-7100. Collections include early hand tools plus maps, pictures, and Civil War memorabilia.
Lilypons Water Gardens, 6800 Lilypons Road, Buckeystown, (301) 874-5133. Water lilies, bog plants, and a 50-acre water-production farm and showroom.
National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick St., Frederick, (301) 695-1864. Exhibits on medical innovations during the War Between the States.
Rose Hill Manor Park, 1611 N. Market St., Frederick, (301) 694-1648. This touch-and-see history museum also offers a tour of the adjacent park.
Schifferstadt Museum, 1110 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, (301) 663-3885. Circa 1756, this is the oldest standing structure in Frederick.
War Correspondents Memorial, Burkittsville, (301) 791-4767. This has nothing to do with that famous and fictional witch. It has everything to do with the somber and very real dangers journalists face while covering war.
Reggae Wine Festival, noon-6 p.m. July 15-16, festival grounds, New Market, (410) 795-6432, (301) 831-5883. Reggae and wine, wine and reggae--two great tastes that go great together. Live bands, crafts, American and Caribbean food, and free winery tours.
Peach Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 12-13, Cozy Village, Thurmont, (301) 271-4301. Another fruit, another festival. This one features a flea market, crafts, entertainment, and, of course, peachy treats.
Antique Car Show and Summer Social, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 13, Rose Hill Manor Park, Frederick, (301) 694-1648, (301) 694-1650. This juried exhibit of more than 200 antique cars and trucks is accompanied by food, music, and games.
Bayou Wine Festival, Noon-6 p.m. Aug. 19-20, festival grounds, New Market. Cajun and Creole food spice up this festival, as do two zydeco bands.
SPORTS & RECREATION
Brunswick Camp Site, 20 A St., Brunswick, (301) 834-7500. 40 campsites, and feel free to bring your pet along.
Crow's Nest Campgrounds, 335 W. Main St., Thurmont, (800) 866-1959.
Bluebird on the Mountain Bed and Breakfast, 14700 Eysler Ave., Cascade, (301) 241-4161.
Hill House Bed and Breakfast, 12 W. Third St., Frederick, (301) 682-4111.
Marameade Bed and Breakfast, 2439 Old National Pike, Middletown, (301) 371-4214.
McCleery's Flat Bed and Breakfast, 121 E. Patrick St., Frederick, (301) 898-7128.
Middle Plantation Inn Bed and Breakfast, 9549 Liberty Road, Frederick, (301) 898-7128.
Morningside Inn Bed and Breakfast, 7477 McKaig Road, Frederick, (301) 898-3920.
Spring Bank Bed and Breakfast, 7945 Woman's Mill Road, Frederick, (301) 694-0440.
Tran Crossing Bed and Breakfast, 121 E. Patrick St., Frederick, (301) 663-8449.
Turning Point Inn Bed and Breakfast, 3406 Urbana Pike, Frederick, (301) 831-8232.
Tyler Spite House Bed and Breakfast, 112 W. Church St., Frederick, (301) 831-4455.
SPORTS & RECREATION
Family Recreation Park, 21036 National Pike, Boonsboro, (301) 733-2333. Batting cages, miniature golf, go-karts, and a playground.
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