Top Five Spring Activities in New Market, Maryland

The town of New Market, Maryland is a place you will always feel welcome. Since 1793, the area has been establishing itself, providing plenty of things to see and activities to do for both visitors and residents. From taking a trip down history lane to having a fun day at the local lake with the kids, New Market is the perfect place for those who love to explore the great outdoors and unplug from everyday life.

If you’re looking for spring activities to do in New Market, Maryland, you’ve come to the right place. But where do you begin? Let us help you out. After all, we know a thing or two about the area with our Aspen North at Lake Linganore community being located right in the center of it all. 

1. Historic New Market
Explore the Antiques Capital of Maryland and visit historic landmarks such as the Henry Nelson House and Drummine Farm. Have time for a tour? This June, the New Market Historic House Tour will be taking place, giving all attendees the chance to fully immerse themselves in the history and culture of the town. Don’t forget to visit R.P. Brady Antiques for some one-of-a-kind vintage shopping!

When it comes to food, there are plenty of places to wine and dine in Downtown New Market. For comfort food, head on over to The Derby Restaurant & Bar or Vintage Restaurant. For good old fashioned Italian cuisine, you’ll want to visit Pasquale’s. If you have seafood on your mind, Lighthouse Seafood is the place to be.

2. Carroll Creek Linear Park
Located just 12 minutes west of New Market, Maryland is the beautiful Carroll Creek Linear Park. Enjoy a peaceful afternoon walking through the park while admiring its architectural beauty. Among the 1.3-mile brick paths, you will see the Galleria Fountain, Iron Bridge, Community Bridge, Pedestrian Bridge, Stone Arch Bridge, and East/West Fountain. Why so many bridges? While they’re beautiful and each has their own design, they have a purpose. The park was originally designed to protect the town of Frederick from flooding in the late 1970s and has since turned into a wonderful resting spot for visitors.

Carroll Creek Linear Park


3. New Market Plains Vineyard

Who doesn’t enjoy a nice glass of wine every now and then? About six minutes from New Market, Maryland is the New Market Plains Vineyard. Participate in $10 wine tastings while exploring the historic property of Nicholas Hall Sr., co-founder of New Market, MD. The Tasting Room is open Fridays and Saturdays from 11am-6pm and Sundays from 12pm-5pm. Word on the street says the property has been in the family since the 1760s!

4. Adventure Park USA
Who’s ready for a family adventure? The Adventure Park USA in Monrovia, Maryland (just two miles from New Market) is the state’s largest family entertainment center. The Park welcomes everyone year-round and offers free admission and parking. Their “pay as you play” approach is perfect for families. Watch your kids play or join in on the fun yourself. Rides include rip-rolling roller coasters, zooming go-karts, mini-golf, bumper boats, laser tag, rock climbing, arcade games and more!

Whiskey Creek Golf Club


5. Whiskey Creek Golf Club

When’s tee time? Located in Ijamsville, Maryland is the Whiskey Creek Golf Club, an upscale daily fee golf course. While memberships are not offered, this course goes above and beyond for their visitors by providing the same privacy, seclusion, and exceptional service as a private course. 

There’s plenty more where that came from, but you’ll just have to visit to get a real sense of why you’ll want to call New Market, Maryland home. Contact us today to schedule your FirstLook at our Aspen North community!