Resources for Visitors

Location

By Car
From points north: Follow U.S. 15 South from Gettysburg and points north to Frederick. Take the Rosemont Avenue exit. Turn right onto Rosemont Avenue. Travel approximately half a mile, and turn left at the entrance to Hood.

From points west: Follow I-70 East from Hagerstown and points west. Take the first Frederick exit onto U.S. 40. Follow U.S. 40 East to U.S. 15 North to the Rosemont Avenue exit. Turn left onto Rosemont Avenue. Travel approximately half a mile, and turn left at the entrance to Hood.
From Washington: Follow I-270 North from Washington, D.C., toward Frederick and Gettysburg. Avoid I-70. I-270 ends and the highway becomes U.S. 15 North. Follow U.S. 15 North to the Rosemont Avenue exit. Turn left onto Rosemont Avenue. Travel approximately half a mile, and turn left at the entrance to Hood.

From Baltimore: Follow I-70 West from Baltimore to the junction with U.S. 15 North (Exit 53). Follow U.S. 15 North to the Rosemont Avenue exit. Turn left onto Rosemont Avenue. Travel approximately half a mile, and turn left at the entrance to Hood.

By Plane
Baltimore-Washington International (BWI), National and Dulles airports all are within an hour’s drive from Hood.

By Train
Amtrak provides service to and from the BWI Rail Station, Penn Station in Baltimore and Union Station in Washington, D.C. From there, buses and taxis provide service to Frederick.

By Bus
Greyhound provides daily transportation to Frederick from Baltimore, Washington, D.C., New York and other major cities. Trailways also offers limited service to Frederick.

Please advise hotels that you are with Hood College when reserving rooms.

HOTELS AND MOTELS:                                                                                                                                                       COUNTRY INNS:

Best Western, Historic Frederick
420 Prospect Blvd.
Frederick, MD 21703
301-695-6200

Comfort Inn
998 W. Patrick St.
Frederick, MD 21703
301-662-8301

Comfort Inn
7300 Executive Way
Frederick, MD 21704
301-668-7272

Courtyard by Marriott, Frederick
5225 Westview Drive
Frederick, MD 21703
301-631-9030

Days Inn Motel
Route 85
Frederick, MD 21701
301-694-6600

Econo Lodge Frederick
I-70 at Route 355
Frederick, MD 21701
301-698-0555

Extended Stay America
5240 Westview Drive
Frederick, MD 21703
301-668-0808

Hampton Inn
5311 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD
301-698-2500

Hampton Inn & Suites Frederick-Fort Detrick
1565 Opossumtown Pike
Frederick, MD
301-696-1565

Holiday Inn, Rt. 85 & I-270
5400 Holiday Drive
Frederick, MD 21701
301-694-7500

Holiday Inn Express
5579 Spectrum Drive
Frederick, MD 21701
301-695-2881

MainStay Suites
7310 Executive Way
Frederick, MD 21704
301-668-4600

Hilton Garden Inn
7226 Corporate Court
Frederick, MD 21703

Frederick Inn B&B
3521 Buckeystown Pike
Buckeystown, MD 21717
240-341-2902

Strawberry Inn
17 West Main St.
New Market, MD 21774
301-865-3318

Food and refreshments will be served at several campus events the weekend of the Inauguration. For a full list of events, click here.

For other dining options in the area, consider venturing off campus to indulge in some of the region’s finest restaurants, including:
Ayse Meze Lounge (Mediterranean)
Brewer’s Alley (modern pub food, family friendly)
Firestone’s Culinary Tavern (New American tavern faire)
Isabella’s (relaxed Spanish cuisine)
Pistarro’s (Italian gourmet pizza and restaurant)
Pretzel & Pizza Creations (low-key, family-friendly, pizza, sandwiches and ice cream)
The Orchard (vegetarian and vegan friendly)
The Tasting Room (contemporary New American faire, extensive wine list)
Volt (New American meals, including six-course tasting menu)

There are also a wide variety of other restaurants throughout the Frederick area as well.

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