America’s past is a fresh memory amid the county’s network of Civil War sites and 18th century structures, all preserved amid lush countryside and endearing towns linked by more than 20 historic stone-arch bridges.

Great golf, upscale and outlet shopping, restaurants, museums, theater and superb hotel and meeting facilities are all available. Hagerstown is an ideal place to host conventions and groups.

Washington County has many national and state parks including Antietam National Battlefield, Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, National Historical Park and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

State parks include Fort Frederick, Fort Tonoloway, Gathland, Greenbrier and South Mountain State Park. Washington County has many community colleges and universities including Mount Saint Mary’s University, Hagerstown Community College and Kaplan College.

Top Ten Things to Do in Washington County

1. Shopping!
2. Hiking
3. Biking
4. Kayaking/Canoeing/White-Water Rafting
5. Birding
6. Heritage Travel (Civil War, French and Indian War)
7. Fishing
8. Visiting Museums (including Washington County Museum of Fine Arts)
9. Baseball – Hagerstown Suns Minor League Baseball Team
10. Ice Skating

Top Ten Things to See in Washington County

1. Antietam National Battlefield
2. C&O Canal National Historical Park
3. Prime Outlets – Hagerstown
4. Fort Frederick State Park
5. High Rock/Pen Mar Park
6. South Mountain/Greenbrier/Gathland State Parks
7. Western Maryland Rail Trail
8. Sideling Hill Exhibit Center
9. Potomac River
10. Crystal Grottoes

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Hagerstown Visitors Guide

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Washington County African American Heritage Guide

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