Hagerstown Maryland

Small towns can have big appeal when they offer a variety of choices and things to do. Hagerstown Maryland is one of those small town cut from interesting cloth. With a small population of slightly more than 35,000 Hagerstown Maryland is sometimes underrated in what it has to offer. The Hagerstown Speedway is one of the main attractions in town. Hagerstown outlets are another big draw for shoppers but it doesn't stop there. Hagerstown hotels offer a base to explore the little town and the outskirts.

If you're traveling from Pennsylvania, a nice route to drive with your car rental or own vehicle begins in the small city. From Hagerstown travel southeast and stop in cities like Frederick, Germantown and Silver Spring. From there, if you're planning on Maryland tours of the state you can visit Bethesda and eventually make your way to beautiful Ocean City. If your sole priority is a Hagerstown vacation, you'll have plenty to do and see during your stay.

Like many other Maryland cities, During a Hagerstown vacation it'll be hard to miss the rich area history. Along with many historical sites and museums, there are also a large number of well-kept parks offering outdoor recreation of all kinds. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts and Hager House are two top museums to visit during Hagerstown travel. The latter was the original home of the city's founder and has enjoyed an excellent restoration reflecting the intricate, Colonial style handiwork.

One of the most popular things to do in Hagerstown Maryland is shopping. Hagerstown outlets are renowned in the region and people flock from all over to enjoy excellent deals and savings. Prime Outlets offers an assortment of attractive items from clothing to electronics to housewares to gifts. More than 100 stores showcase many great items at low prices. The Hagerstown outlets flagship stores include Ralph Lauren, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Coach and Brooks Brothers. Shopping doesn't stop there! The Valley Mall, Homeplace, Carol and Company, The Barber's Daughter, Hoffman's Clothiers and Beaver Creek Antiques are additional hot stops on the shopping circuit. Be sure to check out the Farmer's Market during your Hagerstown vacation as well as the local Maryland Theater. Maryland golfing in the area is possible at a number of courses around the city.

For the thrills and chills of exciting car racing hit the Hagerstown Speedway. The half mile race track includes straightaways and is almost 1000 feet long and 70 feet wide with an additional 20 feet width in the runs. The racetrack is made of fine, red clay making dirt racing popular here. Hagerstown Speedway is renowned as one of the safest, and the fastest tracks in the country. It's open from February through October and features many kinds of professional races.

With many events happening in the downtown area through Downtown Live!, an events committee that keeps things exciting, there is always plenty to do in the city center. Latin dance lessons, wine dinners on the Potomac River and beer tasting dinners are only the beginning. With many highways and routes running directly through the city, Hagerstown travel is more popular than expected. Known as "Hub City" there are always new visitors in town exploring, shopping and having a ball.

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