Your Guide to Deep Creek Lake Boat Rentals

One of our monthly blog posts on what to see, do, or where to eat on Deep Creek Lake and Western Maryland.

Deep Creek Lake Boat Rentals, photo of two couples out on a boat in Deep Creek Lake

It’s no surprise that for the majority of folks who come to Deep Creek Lake for a vacation, the number one priority is spending a lot of time on the water. And there’s an excellent selection of Deep Creek Lake boat rentals in the area that we recommend. Around town, you’ll find a great selection of boat styles in McHenry, MD, and beyond for the perfect motorized vessel to explore the lake. If you’re looking more for a person-powered experience (via kayak or canoe), you’ll find those options too. 

Deep Creek Lake boasts 65 miles of beautiful shoreline, and the pristine waters are ideal for kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding, and motor boating. To find the very best Deep Creek Lake Boat rentals, we can guide you in the right direction. Thankfully, we’ve only heard great reviews from these local companies—and have first-hand experience helping our guests arrange these options. The local maritime experts aim to make sure you’re comfortable with your boat choice and that you get the best fit for your needs.

As a guest at our Deep Creek Lake Bed and Breakfast, you’ll have access to our collection of kayaks and canoes for use during your stay. Additionally, weather permitting, we offer an afternoon cruise on the lake aboard our 28′ pontoon boat, but for those who want to captain their own vessel, checking out one of these spots for Deep Creek Lake boat rentals is the best choice. After your excursions on the lake, the beautiful accommodations at our Deep Creek Lake Bed and Breakfast will await your return. Enjoy our comfortable robes, curl up by the fire, and relax after an exciting day on the water. Book your room today!

Deep Creek Lake Boat Rentals, photo of the dock and boats at Lake Pointe Inn on Deep Creek Lake

The Best Deep Creek Lake Boat Rentals

There’s nothing like spending a sunny summer’s day on the water, the calm wind in your hair, and popping into the crisp lake waters for a refreshing dip. With Deep Creek Lake boat rentals, you can explore the lake at your leisure and be the captain of your own vessel. 

Here are the local companies for Deep Creek Lake boat rentals in the area: 

  1. Deep Creek Lake Boat Rentals: This stalwart boat rental spot covers the spread from fishing boats to jet skis and paddle boats to wakeboards. Head just around the bend of the north end of Deep Creek Lake, and you’ll be all set for an exciting day on the water.
  2. Lake Life Boat Rentals: This local company offers a beautiful fleet of Deep Creek Lake boat rentals. They have ski and pontoon boats, as well as all the accessories needed for the most fun on the water—including water skis, wakeboards, tubes, and more.
  3. High Mountain Sports: As a long-time four-season sporting goods retailer, you’ll find everything from kayaks and paddleboards in the summer to ski and snowboard gear in the winter months. You’re bound to find one of the best selections of Deep Creek Lake boat rentals in town for paddling enthusiasts. 
  4. Bill’s Marine Rentals: If you’re looking for a fishing boat, pontoon boat, or speed boat, there’s a large selection of each style at Bill’s. They also offer up to a week of rental time if you’d like to have access to your vessel over your entire vacation.
  5. Deep Creek Marina: Also just a quick ride from our Deep Creek Lake Bed and Breakfast, the local marina is an excellent spot for Deep Creek boat rentals. They have an entire fleet available, including a few more high-end luxury options.
  6. Aquatic Center Inc: From motorized boats like pontoons and sports to self-powered vessels, you’ll have various choices for enjoying a day on the water. Also, just a quick drive from our Deep Creek Lake Bed and Breakfast.
  7. Deep Creek Lake Boat Rentals at Wisp Resort: An experienced Adventure Guide will cruise you along the lake on this one-hour tour. Sit back, relax, and take in the  local knowledge and interesting history of Deep Creek Lake.

If you’d like to try your hand at whitewater rafting or kayaking on rapids, here are a couple of options:

    • Adventure Sports Center International: You’ll find a manufactured loop for safe and exciting whitewater rafting and kayaking atop Wisp Mountain near Wisp Ski Resort. For more details, check out our blog here.
    • Precision Rafting: This local rafting group has shared its knowledge and adventurous spirit to visitors for over 40 years. They offer guided excursions along the Upper Youghiogheny and the other nearby rivers. 
Deep Creek Lake Boat Rentals, photo of a guest room at the Lake Pointe Inn

Book Your Room at our Deep Creek Lake Bed and Breakfast

Whether you rent a boat for water skiing or calm cruising, you’ll be happy to return to the comforts of our Deep Creek Lake Bed and Breakfast after you dock. We offer several beautiful rooms and suites, each with a private bath and gas fireplace. Every guest room at the inn is designed in the Arts and Crafts style, featuring unique Mission Style furniture and fabrics by William Morris & Co. You’ll be surrounded by timeless elegance during your stay! And when you aren’t enjoying your Deep Creek Lake boat rentals, you can book a treatment at the spa, sit back on our beautiful lakefront grounds, or play games.

Summertime temperatures hover around 75 degrees or more, so cooling off in the lake is mandatory. The location of our Deep Creek Lake Bed and Breakfast on our quiet cove makes for a private place for a swim. Don’t forget your best vacation reads and soak up the rays on our private dock. You’ll also love relaxing on our large deck with impressive stone columns in the fresh air. For those staying in choice rooms, you’ll have your own private balcony—and all offer a different stunning view of the glittering water, Wisp mountain, or our lush seasonal gardens. Amenities like steam showers and spa tubs are also available in select rooms.

Our Deep Creek Lake Bed and Breakfast is ideal for relaxing and recounting your day on the water. Additionally,  your stay includes a full hot breakfast each morning. Our menu includes sweet and savory options, but we leave it up to you to choose. You’ll have your pick from delicious homemade frittatas, waffles, and so much more. Always paired with fresh coffee and favorite morning beverages. It’s the best way to start your day before heading out on the water. Reserve your room today! 

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