Carroll County Tourism
Create your own perfect getaway in Carroll County. With trails and tours and museums and arts attractions, it’s well-worth the drive. Plus, Carroll County is home to the Maryland Wine Festival, which is happening this weekend. Why not spend your weekend in Carroll County?
Carroll Wine Trail
Each winery along the trail welcomes you with hand-crafted wines. Learn about wine traditions while enjoying the fruits of the harvest. For more information, visit www.carrollcountytourism.org/Caroll_Wine_Trail.pdf.
Carroll County Farm Museum
Visit an era of country charm and self-sufficiency. View the antiques, barns, blacksmith shop, a smokehouse, and farm animals. For more information, visit http://ccgovernment.carr.org/ccg/farmmus/default.asp or call 410-386-3880.
Civil War Driving Tour
Carroll County offers two driving tours. The first navigates the movements of troops to Gettysburg and the second takes a broader look at the June-July 1863 campaign. Visitors can also choose a self-guided walking tour. Find out more about the tours at www.carrollcountytourism.org/thingstodo/civilwar.aspx.
Carroll Arts Center
See art on display inside two large galleries, take an art class, or view a show inside a 263-seat theatre. Call 410-848-7272 for a current schedule of events or visit www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org/. And make plans to check out their annual Peep (as in marshmallow) Show in the spring.
Wakefield Valley Golf Club
Acclaimed as one of the state’s most challenging golf courses, Wakefield offers a 27-hole course. And the staff will even keep score. For more information, visit http://www.wakefieldvalley.com/.
To explore Carroll County, visit www.carrollcountytourism.org.
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This post is part of a series highlighting five attractions in each county across the state. The series will run throughout 2012. This post was written by Carly Smith and edited by Lea Linton, former editorial interns at Maryland Life.