JUL 2017

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J U L Y 2 0 1 7 ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 31 Small Markets ...BIG ON MEETINGS! Sponsored Content HIP & HISTORIC FREDERICK COUNTY, MARYLAND DOWNTOWN FREDERICK FREDERICK WASHINGTON, D.C. BALTIMORE GETTYSBURG, PA Museums meet martini bars, scenic landscapes ignite outdoor adventure, and cutting-edge cuisine is served up in Civil War-era buildings. Stroll vibrant Main Streets lined with specialty shops, and sip and sample local brews, wine, cider, mead, and spirits at dozens of distinctive tasting rooms. Less than 45 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, and just minutes from Gettysburg, PA, there are plenty of things for your group to see and do in Hip And Historic Frederick County, Maryland Becky Bickerton, Director of Sales & Marketing Becky Bickerton has over 15 years of experience in travel and tourism. She promotes Frederick County to various group travel markets, including leisure travelers, meetings and conferences and sports groups. Visit Frederick (301) 600-4050 estled in the Catoctin Mountains, less than one hour from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, is hip and historic Frederick, Maryland. Here, museums meet martini bars, scenic landscapes provide thrill seekers with adventure, and cutting edge cuisine is served up in Civil War-era buildings. Explore the 50-block historic district in Downtown Frederick, home to dozens of restaurants waiting to tempt your taste buds and boutique and specialty shops ready to fill your shopping bags. Throughout the year, live music and entertainment is available at outdoor venues and inside at the Weinberg Center for the Arts, showcasing nationally acclaimed musicians and adding to the nightlife in Downtown Frederick. Surrounded by mountain views, attendees can hike the Appalachian Trail, visit Maryland's largest craft brewery, and tour a battlefield all in one day. From historic mansions and picturesque gardens to restful retreat centers, the area offers an opportunity to plan an experience attendees will remember. With over 2,200 hotel rooms and a variety of traditional hotel properties and unique venues, Frederick is ready to host your next meeting in style. n N

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