Carroll County’s well-preserved history takes the form of rural heritage museums and civil war sites. Carroll is rich in history and tradition. Civil War troops from both sides trekked and camped along scenic roads on their fateful march to Gettysburg.
The Carroll County Farm Museum offers visitors a glimpse into the workings of a 19th century farm and hosts the immensely popular Maryland Wine Festival held every September. You’ll also find antiquing, festivals, walking tours, driving tours, biking tours, and nature parks.
If biking is your passion, Carroll County has 10 loop tours consisting of over 150 miles of cycling offering varying degrees of difficulty, highlighting scenic stops and historic attractions. And when your day is done, kick back and relax at a historic bed and breakfast or hotel.
Patapsco Valley State Park, whose boundaries encompass both Howard County and Baltimore County maintains bike trails, hiking and horse paths and fishing and canoe access.
Carroll County boasts half a dozen golf courses from the convenient 9-hole course at McDaniel College to the expansive 27-hole course at Wakefield Valley.
Cities in Carroll County Maryland include: Westminster, Taneytown, Mt. Airy, Sykesville, Manchester, Hampstead