Holiday Inn Express Prince Fredrck
355 Merrimac Court, P.O. Box 2669, Prince Frederick, Maryland, 20678, United States
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Travel Tips for Prince Frederick
People from the north, even as far south as Baltimore, sometimes assume that we in the south have no snow or ice problems. But actually, since we are often on the dividing line between snow and rain, what we often get are ice storms. Ice storms when it is cold are a REAL problem because, the ice stays there and breaks down the trees which then fall on the electric lines. The whole of southern Maryland can be without power for a week or more. As the electric company people start working their way out along the power line, more branches fall on them, and they have to go back to the start.
Again those from the north, say that we in the south just don't know how to drive. But it is impossible to drive on ice. Snow is a piece of cake compared to driving on ice. We were driving up to Baltimore one day in the early spring of 2007 on Maryland Route 4. Baltimore got snow. We got rain. But when we were driving up through Calvert County, I commented to Bob about the ice I was seeing. It was all over the trees. Fortunately, since the weather had been warm, the ice didn't stick to the road at all, and by the time we came home, it was all gone. But it was pretty while it lasted.
Southern Maryland Islamic Center
The Southern Maryland Islamic Center (SMIC) was established in 1986 to serve the growing muslim community in the area. When I commuted back and forth to Baltimore from Leonardtown, I watched them build this mosque.
It has a large kitchen, a library and meeting rooms. Its large, hexagonal white building is topped with a minaret, a slender blue dome tower that is visible to traffic on Route 4.
They say that it is actually in Huntingtown, but while it is a little northwest of Prince Frederick, I don't think of it as being in Huntingtown.
The second phone number is normally for addresses south of the Patuxent and the Eastern Shore. The 410 number is for Calvert County north to Baltimore and that would be the more normal number for that location.
Calvert Cliffs State Park
Calvert Cliffs span 30 miles of shoreline along the Chesapeake Bay in Southern Maryland. Visitors can hike to the cliffs. There are freshwater and tidal marshlands and a sandy beach where you can hunt for fossils.
At one time, a wark, shallow sea covered all of Southern Maryland. When the sea receded about 20 million years ago, cliffs were exposed and began eroding. Today, the cliffs reveal the remains of prehistoric species, including sharks, whales, rays, and seabirds. Over 600 species of fossils have been identified from Calvert Cliffs. Sharks teeth are a big draw for tourists.
There's a picnicking area with tables and grills. A pavilion with room for 50 people and a playground with zip lines, a 10-tire bouncer, tire swings and more are available. 13 miles of trails can be hiked through freshwater marshland. Bikes have to be kept on the service road. A 1-acre fishing pond is located in the picnic area, but you need a MD permit to fish.
Take Route 4 about 13 miles south of PF. Turn left on Route 765. Follow this to the park entrance.
American Chestnut Land Trust
The trust was established in 1986 to protect 436 acres of land along Scientists Cliffs Road - land that is part of the Parkers Creek watershed - to provide open space for visitors and citizens of Calvert County. the ACLT manages close to 3000 acres.
Visitors can visit the 15 miles of trails consisting of hilly woodlands rising from the bay up to 185 feet from the Calvert Cliffs. Stay on the trails and make sure to sign in at all trail heads.
Most ACLT land drains into Parkers Creek, a brackish tidal stream traversing the last pristing salt marsh on Marylan'd Western Chesapeake shore. Among the natural features of this woodland are several rare plant speacies, including the only known community fo sweet pinesap in Maryland, one of the state's largest living American Chestnut trees, and resident populations of whitetail deer, wild turkey, fox, raccoon, and many local and migratory birds.
Northern Trailhead: Go 2 miles east on Dares Beach Road (Route 402) from the light on Solomons Island Road (Routes 2/4) in Prince Frederick. Turn right on Double Oak Road and drive 1 mile. Turn left onto the gravel lane at the ACLT sign. Follow the lane past the white house (ACLT Office) to the designated parking.
South Side Trailhead: Go 4 miles south on Solomons Island Road (Routes 2/4) from the intersection of Hallowing Point Road (Route 231) in Prince Frederick. Turn left on Parkers Creek Road, cross Route 765 and turn right onto Scientists Cliffs Road. Drive .8 miles to the ACLT parking lot on the left.
Breezy Point Beach and Campground
This beach is about halfway between Prince Fred and Chesapeake Beach. The park features swimming, fishing, picnicking, and camping. The beach is a good size and there's a lot of grassy and shaded areas as well. They have bbq pits available.
To get there, turn off of Route 4 onto Route 261. Go about 5 more miles and turn left onto Breezy POint Road (there's a green Breezy Point Park sign). The entrance is about a mile down the road.
It costs $6 for adults and $4 for kids under 12.
Holiday Inn Express Prince Fredrck
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Address: 355 Merrimac Court, P.O. Box 2669, Prince Frederick, Maryland, 20678, United States