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29 Best and Fun Things To Do In Hagerstown, Maryland

Nicknamed “Hub City” due to its thriving arts scene and proximity to nature, this bustling metropolis has a lot to offer visitors.

Hagerstown is home to several historic buildings and sites, including the Jonathan Hager House Museum and Roundhouse Museum, making it a great destination for history buffs.

Nature lovers will also be enthralled by all the green spaces the city has to offer, where opportunities for a wide range of recreational activities abound.

Considered by many to be the city’s crown jewel, the Hagerstown City Park is by far its most popular attraction, with its wooded walking trails, picturesque lakes, and picnic facilities.

Downtown Hagerstown is also home to the Maryland Theater, a historic entertainment venue that hosts a wide variety of performances, including concerts, comedy shows, and plays.

If you’re interested in finding out more about what there is to do here, continue reading for a full list of recommendations.  

The 29 Most Popular Things To Do In Hagerstown, Maryland

29. Hagerstown Railroad Museum

4.4 ★★★★☆ (5 reviews)

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28. Conococheague Aqueduct

4.8 ★★★★★ (10 reviews)

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27. Doleman Black Heritage Museum

4.5 ★★★★★ (11 reviews)

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26. C&O Canal Trust

4.8 ★★★★★ (13 reviews)

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25. City Park Train Hub

4.6 ★★★★★ (16 reviews)

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24. Kiwanis Park

4.6 ★★★★★ (16 reviews)


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23. Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park Office

4.5 ★★★★★ (18 reviews)


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22. Miller House

4.5 ★★★★★ (19 reviews)

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21. C & O Canal National Historic Park Headquarters

4.4 ★★★★☆ (25 reviews)


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20. Mansion House Art Center (Home of the Valley Art Association)

4.7 ★★★★★ (29 reviews)


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19. Hagerstown Aviation Museum

4.5 ★★★★★ (51 reviews)

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18. Wilson Bridge

4.6 ★★★★★ (52 reviews)


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17. Williamsport C&O Canal

4.6 ★★★★★ (54 reviews)

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16. The Hagerstown Cultural Trail

4.6 ★★★★★ (56 reviews)

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15. Canal Lockhouse 44

4.6 ★★★★★ (90 reviews)


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14. Cushwa Basin

4.6 ★★★★★ (91 reviews)

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13. Thurston Griggs Trail

4.7 ★★★★★ (184 reviews)


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12. Devil’s Backbone County Park

4.6 ★★★★★ (488 reviews)

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11. Marty Snook Park

4.6 ★★★★★ (560 reviews)

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10. Byron Memorial Park

4.6 ★★★★★ (621 reviews)

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9. Visit Hagerstown-Washington County Convention & Visitors Bureau

3.8 ★★★★☆ (12 reviews)


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8. Jonathan Hager House Museum

4.4 ★★★★☆ (37 reviews)

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7. Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum

4.6 ★★★★★ (126 reviews)

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6. Discovery Station At Hagerstown Inc

4.6 ★★★★★ (267 reviews)

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5. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

4.7 ★★★★★ (344 reviews)

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4. Pangborn Park

4.5 ★★★★★ (479 reviews)

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3. Pennsylvania Dutch Market

4.7 ★★★★★ (695 reviews)


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2. Fairgrounds Park

4.4 ★★★★☆ (1,065 reviews)

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1. Hagerstown City Park

4.6 ★★★★★ (2,631 reviews)

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Final Words:

Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Hagerstown, Maryland! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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