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Follow the Winds to Mount Airy

Follow the Winds to Mount Airy

 

A town built on the ridge with a rich B&O Railroad history and stunning vistas.

 

Start: Twin Arch Tavern, 1001 Twin Arch Rd, Mt Airy, MD 21771

Finish: Linganore Winecellars, 13601 Glissans Mill Rd, Mt Airy, MD, 21771

Distance: 1 day, 5 stops, 9.7 miles

 

Twin Arch Tavern

STOP 1

Twin Arch Tavern

1001 Twin Arch Rd, Mt Airy, MD 21771

A new restaurant to the area, the Twin Arch Tavern offers a wide selection of upscale culinary delights, including a hearty weekend brunch from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Although it’s a new restaurant, its proprietors are not new to the restaurant scene, with family roots in a few of the other local restaurants in the area. The Tavern sports a full bar and a world-class, friendly wait staff.

 

 

Downtown B&O Railroad

STOP 2

Downtown Mount Airy

1 N Main St, Mt Airy, MD, 21771

This historic downtown area was built up from the expansion of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in the late 1800’s. View the downtown map for a directory of shops, salons, and eateries. Mackenzie, our resident caboose and the Mt. Airy Museum are must sees!  

Make an appointment in advance for a tour of W.R. Rudy’s Country Store & Drugstore Museum and walk the Rail Trail.

 

 

Watkins Park

STOP 3

Watkins Park

615 Center St, Mt Airy, MD, 21771

Walk from downtown Mount Airy to Watkins Park along the Rails 2 Trails Walking Path. It’s a quarter mile walk through blasted rock along the old railroad right-of-way. Year-round charm includes the one-mile walking trail, basketball court, playgrounds with swing set, large pavilion, tennis courts, volleyball court, and sports fields. It’s also home to a new inclusive playground! Across the street is Knill’s Farm Market, open May to October with fresh produce.

 

 

Mt Airy Bowling Lanes

STOP 4

Mt. Airy Lanes

304 Center St, Mt Airy, MD, 21771

Mt. Airy Lanes is a great place for family-fun! This duckpin bowling alley often has a great coupon on their website for a free game. Who doesn’t love a fun afternoon or evening of bowling? Mt. Airy Lanes is now offering a wide menu for carryout, too! Rock and Bowl is on Saturday nights from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

 

 

Linganore Winecellars

STOP 5

Linganore Winecellars

13601 Glissans Mill Rd, Mt Airy, MD, 21771

Experience 20 acres of peaceful vista views while relaxing at Linganore Winecellars in Frederick County. It’s the perfect place to visit during any season with fire tables available by reservation. Things to do at Linganore Wines include events, festivals, vineyard showings, and more. Located at Linganore is also their sister company, Red Shedman Farm Brewery and Hop Yard, where you can grab a pint or two of locally crafted beer.

 

About the Author

Mount Airy Community Development Department

Mount Airy’s Community Development Department is a team of three motivated ladies sharing their love of Mount Airy with the world. For more information on Mount Airy visit: mountairymd.gov.

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