Kids Activities in Frederick, Maryland

Kids Activities in Frederick, Maryland
Located less than an hour from Washington, D.C., Frederick, Maryland, offers exciting kids' activities. The area is filled with orchards and has a rich history, including a Civil War heritage. Many local activities can be enjoyed in the beauty of the outdoors. Learn history from museums, entertain the family with leisurely pastimes and celebrate the seasons with Frederick's kids' activities.

Rose Hill Manor Park & Children's Museum Activity

This museum is much more than a bunch of old farm equipment and carriages. The museum is full of entertaining and educational outdoor kid's activities. From the egg hunt in the spring to the candlelight tour through an Civil War camp, the museum has something to offer family members of all ages. One special celebration is the Rose Hill Day Festival & Antique Car Show. During the outdoor celebration, children can honor the history of transportation in Frederick. As they learn about the history behind transportation, kids can refresh themselves with a bowl of ice cream and play with old-fashioned toys. They can also create their own inspired crafts for recycled materials at the Imagination Station.

Rose Hill Manor Park & Children's Museum
118 N. Market St.
Frederick, MD 21701

Crumland Farms Activity

Kids in Frederick looking for an entertaining activity might want to visit Crumland Farms. On this farm, the family grows soybeans, corn, hay, alfalfa and wheat. They also provide numerous activities for children ranging from an eight-acre corn maze to a fabulous pumpkin patch. Visit the pizza farm and have a party. In December, be sure to check out the holiday lights, which are truly spectacular.

Crumland Farms 

7612 Willow Rd.
Frederick, MD 21702

Frederick Putt-Putt Golf & Game Activity

There's nothing like a good round of miniature golf. Unless, course, you would rather play softball, laser tag, baseball, or dive into some water play. At Frederick Putt-Putt Golf & Game. kids have their choice of any of these activities.

Frederick Putt-Putt Golf & Game  
192 Thomas Johnson Drive
Frederick, MD 21702

Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo

Animal lovers in Frederick are sure to enjoy visiting the Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo, located only a few miles away in Thurmont, MD. With this activity, you can walk through exhibits with bears, deer, reptiles and monkeys. If your children love petting animals, go over to the area where they can feed donkeys, goats, llamas, ducks and sheep by hand. Check out the animal shows to learn about the fascinating animals from pythons to alligators. Kids can even enjoy a wildlife safari ride if they are over 36 inches tall.

Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo
13019 Catoctin Furnace Rd.
Thurmont, MD  21788

Article Written By Antonette Ellertson

Antonette Ellertson, a freelance writer from Western New York, has a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education. She has worked as a freelance writer for more than a decade, specializing in media. She is a contributor to numerous magazines including "Maitland Primrose," "Highlights for Children" and "The Writer" and is managing editor for a large, non-profit organization.

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