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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There is a host of Maryland State Parks near Deep Creek Lake, which explains why thousands upon thousands of outdoor enthusiasts flock to this region each summer. Even though this destination is popular, due to the high acreage of State Parks, green spaces, and protected natural areas, you’ll still feel completely secluded and alone out …

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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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Herrington Manor State Park is a picturesque natural area in Garret County, Maryland, and covers 365 acres of the Garret State Forest surrounding the park’s heart, the 53-acre Herrington Lake. This all-seasons park offers snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the colder months, while summer and early fall are all about kayaking, swimming, picnicking, fat tire …

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After the stress of the holiday season and the fresh beginnings of a new year, it’s time to start planning your next vacation. Thankfully, the Lake Pointe Inn, a luxury boutique hotel, is one of the best places to stay at Deep Creek Lake. Not only is our Inn situated directly on the shores of …

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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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It’s officially ski season here at Deep Creek Lake! And Wisp Resort is the premier Maryland Ski Resort for downhill skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing. Interesting fact: Wisp is the only four-seasons ski resort in Maryland. It’s in the perfect location for weekend getaways from Pittsburgh—only about a two-hour drive—and the ideal road trip distance …

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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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