Live Music at Moonshadow Deep Creek & More Fun Things to Do

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

Moonshadow Deep Creek and more fun things to do in Deep Creek Maryland

The tagline at Moonshadow at Deep Creek Lake is “Eat real food.” While that might sound simple and straight to the point, there’s something to be said about a restaurant aiming to work closely with local farmers, use sustainable practices, and give diners wholesome, flavorful meals. Pair this with craft cocktails, local beers, a thoughtful wine list, and live music, and you’ve got yourself the perfect location for a fun afternoon in the sun.

Moonshadow at Deep Creek Lake is just one of the many great places to head for a meal and entertainment. You’ll find a lovely selection of bars, restaurants, and venues on the lake offering lively events and nightlife. During the day, besides hitting the lake, there’s excellent antiquing, hiking, and even two famous Frank Llyod Wright properties to tour. A vacation to Deep Creek Lake is diverse, and your itinerary can be filled with a long list of exciting and relaxing things to do. 

First up, you’ll want to secure your lodging, and for those traveling for a couples getaway or friends trip, our adults-only boutique hotel is the perfect place to make your homebase. From our ideal location on the lake, just across the street from Wisp Resort, and our luxurious and private accommodations to our beautiful morning breakfast and afternoon happy hours, the Lake Pointe Inn is a magical place on the lake. Add a visit to the on-site spa, and you’ll soon be on the best getaway of the summer. Book your room today! 

Live Music at Moonshadow Deep Creek & More Fun Things to Do

Moonshadow Deep Creek & More Fun Things to Do

There are plenty of great restaurants and bars in Deep Creek Lake to add to your itinerary. Moonshadow is a favorite for those who enjoy farm-fresh cuisine, outdoor patio dining, and live music. Enjoy a great selection of small plates, hearty entrees, and flavorful sandwiches. Behind the bar, there’s an excellent selection of spirits, housemade cocktails, wine and beer. 

While enjoying the lake will be a highlight of your visit, there’s a fun selection of off-the-beaten-path adventures in Deep Creek Lake for couples to explore: 

  1. Live Music at Moonshadow Deep Creek: If you enjoy live music, this is a great venue for local bands and talent at Deep Creek Lake. Grab a picnic table, indulge in farm-fresh cuisine, and relax in the sunshine to the tunes. 
  2. Yard Games at Honi-Honi Bar: A popular tiki-style bar on the lake, this local stalwart offers craft cocktails, live music, and a fun selection of yard games to play out in the sun. 
  3. Craft Cocktails at Firewater Kitchen and Bar: For the best-elevated cocktail at Deep Creek Lake, this local spot makes its own infusions, syrups, and concoctions. The indoor and outdoor seating offers fantastic views of the lake. 
  4. Antiquing & Shopping: The charming small towns of McHenry, Friendsville, and Oakland, MD, offer a spectacular selection of antique shops and local boutiques for treasure hunting. Due to our proximity to Amish country, too, you never know what you might uncover. 
  5. Hiking at Swallow Falls State Park: This is one of the most beautiful state parks in the area, and we always suggest that our guests explore it. On the Canyon Trail, you’ll find the impressive 54-foot Muddy Creek Falls.
  6. A Frank Lloyd Wright Road Trip: There are two popular architectural gems from the famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright within a scenic drive of our hotel: Fallingwater House and Kentuck Knob. For driving directions and an itinerary, read more here
  7. Wine Tasting in Maryland: There are a handful of great wineries in the area for wine tasting and tours. Christian W. Klay Winery is a favorite destination. 
  8. A Boat Tour on the Lake: As a guest at our Deep Creek Lake hotel, you can head out on our pontoon boat for a lovely, guided tour of the lake during the warmer months. 
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One of the Best Places to Stay at Deep Creek Lake

Perched on the water’s edge, our luxurious Deep Creek Lake Hotel provides an ideal atmosphere for couples seeking relaxation and adventure. Guests can enjoy afternoons on the porch, sipping wine while enjoying the stunning lake views from cozy rocking chairs. Our inn offers a range of romantic amenities, including in-room spa tubs, fireplaces, and high-end linens and mattresses that create a warm and inviting retreat.

Whether you choose to explore the lake with our complimentary kayaks or unwind with a couples massage at the on-site spa, Lake Pointe Inn ensures a memorable and intimate experience. The personalized touches enhance the romantic ambiance, making it an exceptional choice for couples. Enjoy delicious homemade breakfasts, freshly baked cookies, and evening treats that add a special touch to your stay. Each room is uniquely decorated, with some offering features like private balconies and panoramic views of Deep Creek Lake.

The attentive service and luxurious accommodations make our hotel a top-rated destination for romantic escapes. Whether celebrating a special occasion or simply reconnecting with their partner, our charming lakefront property promises a perfect blend of comfort, elegance, and natural beauty. Join us this summer and get your lodging on the books today! 

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