Deep Creek Lake Activities

Some of the most scenic drives in Maryland for stunning fall foliage are near our Deep Creek Lake Bed and Breakfast. Better yet, many of these routes end in fantastic destinations like the famed Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater House, Swallow Falls State Park, Amish Country, and Casselman River Bridge State Park. You’ll weave your way …

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The Youghiogheny River is a 134-mile tributary of the Monongahela River, which spans the beautiful countryside of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. This waterway offers a host of outdoor water recreation, and the Youghiogheny River is known for exciting whitewater rafting, kayaking, and canoeing. Friendsville, MD, is the most popular spot for whitewater rafting on …

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Before you know it, the lavender season will be here, and Deep Creek Lavender Farm is set to open on May 27th, with the prime blooming window from the end of June through mid-July. The idea for this locally owned farm started with a google search and a bottle of wine. Owners Anne and Scott …

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No trip to Deep Creek Lake is complete without visiting High Mountain Sports for gear rentals. The store is a four-season sporting goods retailer, and they cover everything from kayaks and paddleboards in the summer to ski and snowboard gear in the winter months. However, if you’d best like to enjoy the Lake, the experts …

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While this area of the East Coast might not be the first that comes to mind when planning a wine-tasting vacation, there are a few wineries in Maryland near Deep Creek Lake that are very much worth a visit. And because there are only a handful of tasting rooms, heading out for a mini-tour is …

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One of our favorite day trips in the Deep Creek Lake area is planning a picnic and a stroll at Casselman River Bridge State Park. The scenic drive through the countryside is beautiful, and you’ll pass by a few points of interest to check out along the way. The standout attraction is the 1813 bridge …

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If you’re a fan of spending a day on the links, there’s no better way to relax in Maryland than at these Deep Creek Golf Courses—excluding your time by the lake, of course. Thankfully, four golf courses are right near the lake and offer a diverse selection of terrain, experiences, and design—all with stunning views …

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Savage River State Forest covers more than 55,000 acres in Garrett County, Maryland, and it’s an all-seasons area for outdoor recreation. In the wintertime, it’s the perfect place to explore with snowshoes, cross-country skis, or snowmobiles. There are approximately nine miles of trails, ideal for cross-country and snowshoeing. And three dedicated snowmobiling trails—two of which …

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There’s a lot to be said for a beer shared with friends, and one of our favorite spots to grab a pint is at Mountain State Brewing. Originated in West Virginia, Mountain State Brewing is the largest and one of the oldest breweries of the area. They have three locations in West Virginia, making the …

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In the Autumn months in Maryland, the forests put on a show, and one of the best places to take in the beautiful fall foliage is at Swallow Falls State Park. This park is home to diverse wooded areas, waterfalls, and native plants and wildlife. Trails weave through and under these gorgeous glens. Spending a …

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