Getting to the Civil War Century

From the South -- From Frederick, take US 15 North about 15 miles to the MD 806/THURMONT exit (Warning: MD 806 crosses US 15 several times; if the sign does not say "THURMONT", stay on US 15.) Go right at the end of the ramp, take a left at the traffic light, then a right on E. Moser Rd. (about 0.4 miles). Follow the signs for parking.

From the North -- From US 30, take US 15 South about 21 miles to the MD 806/THURMONT exit Go left at the end of the ramp, take a left at the traffic light, then a right on E. Moser Rd. (about 0.4 miles). Follow the signs to parking.

From the East or West -- Take I-70 to US 15 North. Follow the directions from Frederick. OR, take US 30 to US 15 South. Follow the directions from US 30.

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What there is to see in the Thurmont and Gettysburg areas

Links to Battlefield Information --
Antietam Gathland State Park Gettysburg    
South Mountain Virginia's Piedmont      
Links to other Places of Interest --
Catoctin Furnace Catoctin Mountain National Park Catoctin Zoo    
Seton Shrine Cunningham Falls State Park      

 

Where to stay in the Thurmont and Gettysburg areas

Motels --
Super 8 Motel, 300 Tippin Dr. Thurmont, 301-271-7888
We recommend booking directly with the motel in Thurmont. They are very accommodating.
Rambler Motel, 426 N. Church St., Thurmont, 301-271-2424
Gettsburg Area Hotel Directory
Sleep Inn, 501 Silo Hill Pkwy., Emmitsburg, 301-447-0044, 877-424-6423
Liberty Mountain Resort, 78 Country Club Trail, Fairfield, PA, 717-642-8282
Bed and Breakfasts --
The Cinnamon House, 101 W. Main St., Thurmont, 301-271-7677
The Cascade Inn, 14700 Eyler Ave., Cascade, 301-241-4161, 800-362-9526
The Inn at Springfield Manor, 11836 Auburn Rd., Thurmont, MD, 301-371-0099
Stonehurst Inn, 9436 Waynesboro Rd., Emmitsburg, 800-497-8458
Antrim 1844, 30 Trevanion Rd., Taneytown, 410-756-6812, 800-858-1844
Campgrounds --
Crow's Nest Campground, 335 W. Main St., Thurmont, 301-271-7632
Cunningham Falls State Park, (MD 77, west of Thurmont), 301-271-7574, 888-432-2267
Catoctin Mountain National Park, (MD 77, west of Thurmont), 301-663-9388 (tents, RVs), 301-271-3140 (cabins)
Ole Mink Farm, 12806 Mink Farm Road, Thurmont, 301-271-7012 (camping & luxury cabins)
There are also many hotels/motels and B&Bs in Frederick (17 miles), Hagerstown (19 miles), and Gettysburg, PA (22 miles), as well as several privately-owned campgrounds in the Gettysburg area.
Note: The inclusion of an establishment on this list does not necessarily constitute an endorsement by BBC.

 

Local Restaurants, Shops and Stores in the Thurmont area

Visit Thurmont
Restaurants --
Bollingers Restaurant, 210 North Church St., Thurmont, 301-271-3500, Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner/Beer
Fratelli’s, 133 Frederick Road, Thurmont, 301-271- 0272, Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Hoffman’s Market, 405 East Main Street, Thurmont, 301-271-4707, Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Mountain Gate Restaurant, 133 Frederick Rd., Thurmont, 301-271-4373, Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
New Win Hin, 211 Tippin Drive, Thurmont, 301-271-3688, Lunch/Dinner
Peking Palace, 224 N. Church Street, Thurmont, 301-271-7280, Lunch/Dinner
Rocky’s Pizza, 205 Tippin Drive, Thurmont, 301-271-3757, Lunch/Dinner
Shamrock Restaurant, 7701 Fitzgerald Rd., Thurmont, 301-271-2912, Lunch/Dinner/Beer/Wine/Liquor
Simply Asia, 120 Frederick Rd., Thurmont, 301-271-2858, Lunch/Dinner/BYOB
Thurmont Bar & Grill, 10 East Main St., Thurmont, 301-271-7422, Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner/Cold beer!/Cash Only
Thurmont Kountry Kitchen, 17 Water Street, Thurmont, 301-271-4071, Wine/Beer/Liquor
Shops and Stores--
At Home Primitives, 14802 North Franklinville Road, Thurmont, 301-271-2524
Browns’ Jewelry & Gift Store, 9 Water Street, Thurmont, 301-271-7652
Catoctin Breeze Winery, 15010 Roddy Rd., Thurmont, 240-449-0677
Catoctin Mountain Orchard, 15036 North Franklinville Road, Thurmont, 301-271-2737
Cousins Ace Hardware, 215 N Church St., Thurmont, 301-271-2551
Gateway Market & Candyland, 14802 North Franklinville Road, Thurmont, 301-271-2322
Gateway Liquors, 14802 North Franklinville Road, Thurmont, 301-271-2322
Hobbs Hardware, 15 E Main St., Thurmont, 301-271-2233
J. Rothrock Outfitters, 3 East Main Street, Thurmont, 301-824-7231
Rebecca LaChance Art & Photography, 5B East Main Street, 240-203-7794
The Eylers Stable Flea Market, 137 Emmitsburg Road, Thurmont, 301-471-5158
Thurmont Main Street Center, 11 Water Street, Thurmont
Thurmont Regional Library, 76 East Moser Rd., Thurmont, 301-600-7200
Timeless Trends Boutique, 21 E Main St., Thurmont, 240-288-8226
Towne & Country Liquors, 34 Water St., Thurmont, 301-271-2990
Note: The inclusion of an establishment on this list does not necessarily constitute an endorsement by BBC.

 

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