Bring on the Fun in Frederick, Maryland

Mar 14, 2023

Get ready to pack in the fun! Located less than one hour from Washington, D.C., Baltimore and just 30 minutes from Gettysburg, PA, Frederick, Maryland is the perfect basecamp for a regional student tour. When you’re done touring museums and putting on spectacular performances, check out these three activities for student groups in Frederick County, Maryland.

Climb, swing, and zip through the trees on 30 acres of protected forest on 15 trails and 8 difficulty levels at Tree Trekkers. Crossing bridges, tightrope walks, tunnels and ziplines, allow climbers to take on aerial obstacle courses that can reach up to heights of more than 65 ft above the forest floor.

The challenge of vintage pinball games is enjoyed by the young and old alike at Spinners Pinball Arcade in Frederick. Leave the quarters behind—at this arcade, you only pay once and play all day. The arcade is filled with the neon glow of a large selection of new as well as classic games.

Transport to a world of fun at 4D Fun Center. Test your skills on an array of arcade games, relax on a couch at one of the 15 bowling lanes, play a game of laser tag, or attempt an escape from one of two on-site escape rooms. Groups can enjoy dinner at the full restaurant.

Information provided by Tourism Council of Frederick County. For more details and itineraries, head to