Summer and winter vacations at Deep Creek Lake are well known for their recreational opportunities. Deep Creek offers tons of on-the-water fun when the weather is warm, and the slopes at Wisp Resort are winter playground when the snowflakes start to fly.
If you haven’t visited us in the fall, allow me to present 5 Reasons for a Fall Deep Creek Getaway. Savvy travelers know that autumn is a great time to experience the best of Deep Creek Lake activities.
1. Fall presents an exceptional value. By taking advantage of some of the best rates of the year along with last minute specials on Deep Creek Lake vacation rentals, you can get a prime location or extra amenities without breaking the bank.
Off-season specials from local businesses. Save money like a local with great discounts from places like Brenda’s Pizzeria, where half-price pizza every Monday is a tradition in the spring and fall. Many other restaurants and shops have great deals too. Continue reading 5 Reasons for a Fall Deep Creek Getaway
Throughout Garrett County’s history the Youghiogheny River has been a source of transportation, economic importance and recreation.
The Youghiogheny River was used by Native Americans with canoes for centuries, spending time along its banks for hunting expeditions, trade and even war. When white men appeared in the area, they adopted the canoe as a means of traversing the river. The first written account of white men’s use of canoes on the Yough was made by a young George Washington. On May 4th, 1754 he wrote: Continue reading Youghiogheny River: Deep Creek Lake Area History
Thanksgiving Deep Creek Lake gatherings are a favorite among our guests. Getting together with your favorite people surrounded by gorgeous scenery makes the holiday even more special.
Whether you are having a large get-together or something more intimate, we have a few tips to help you plan your Thanksgiving Deep Creek Lake escape:
–Plan early. This is especially true if you are bringing a group with ten or more people. We have a wide variety of Deep Creek Lake vacation rentals, but the early bird gets the exact location, bed sizes and amenities that they prefer. Continue reading Holiday in the Mountains: Thanksgiving Deep Creek Lake Get-Togethers
Deep Creek Lake fall getaways are a favorite way to enjoy the best of this colorful season. Reserve your Deep Creek Lake vacation rental, pack your hiking boots and sweaters and get ready for an unforgettable experience.
21 THINGS TO DO AT DEEP CREEK THIS FALL
-Take the scenic route for a fall foliage driving tour and leaf peep on scenic back roads
-Take a hike at Swallow Falls State Park (or one of the other 5 state parks in the area)
-Grab a seat by the fireplace and snack on a yummy pumpkin roll at Trader’s Coffee House Continue reading Quick Guide: Deep Creek Lake Fall Getaways
We are pleased to announce that Taylor-Made recently acquired the Long & Foster Vacation Rentals & Real Estate at Deep Creek Lake. This will increase the number of professionally managed vacation rentals that we represent to over 350 along with adding numerous Deep Creek real estate listings. Continue reading Taylor-Made Acquires Long & Foster Deep Creek Real Estate & Vacation Rentals!
Our four favorite fall hikes at Deep Creek Lake take you through some of the most beautiful terrain in the area. Leaf peepers will love the opportunity to immerse themselves in the brilliant colors of autumn as the trek along miles of scenic trails.
After Labor Day, these trails are all dog friendly! Check the state park websites for more details.
LOSTLAND RUN TRAIL – Potomac Garrett State Forest
One of Garrett County’s best kept secrets, this 3.5 mile trail is highlighted by Cascade Falls, towering hemlocks, and a short spur trail that leads to the Potomac Overlook with views of the river and mountains. Moderate in difficulty, it takes about two hours each way. Continue reading 4 Favorite Fall Hikes at Deep Creek Lake
Experience the best of every season when you stay at the Deep Creek Village townhome community. Located at the northern end of the lake, it put a multitude of activities at your fingertips.
Be sure to bring your tennis racquet and bathing suite to take advantage of community amenities. The tennis court is a popular spot during the cool early morning hours. A community dock gives you a place to beat the heat or to cast your fishing line. Dock slips are available for rent too, so ask about reserving one when you plan your stay. That gives you the opportunity to rent a boat or use your own and head out for on-the-water-adventures. With Wisp Resort within walking distance, this is the place to stay if you never want to hear “I’m bored” from the kids in your group. Their zipline, mountaincoaster, Segway tours, and disc golf course will keep everyone entertained. Having two courses nearby, Lodestone and Fantasy Valley, will keep golfers happy. Continue reading Deep Creek Lake Community Spotlight: Deep Creek Village
In its 10th year, the 2016 SavageMan Triathlon Festival is September 17-18. It’s a race that’s known for its beautiful scenery and intense challenges. Competitors swim, bike, and run to prove they have what it takes to tackle the most “savage” triathlon in the world!
The SavageMan Triathlon consists of three separate races and is exciting for spectators and competitors alike. Here’s what you need to know to make the most of your weekend: Continue reading SavageMan Triathlon Quick Guide
Dog friendly Deep Creek Lake activities and restaurants make our area a favorite destination for travelers with pets. It’s not a true family vacation unless you can bring your four-legged friend with you!
This list could be a lot longer, but here are a few of the highlights that you and your pooch don’t want to miss:
Explore the Lake in a Kayak
Paddling around the lake on quiet summer mornings is even more fun when your dog can join you! Rent a double kayak from Wisp Resort or High Mountain Sports, and they’ll deliver it right to your Deep Creek Lake vacation rental home.
Sunsets, Flatbreads, & Microbrews at Mountain State Brewing Company
Kick-back by the fire pit on the patio and watch one of the famous Mountain Maryland sunsets with your best friend by your side. Continue reading 5 Favorite Dog Friendly Deep Creek Lake Activities for Summer
Everyone’s favorite late summer event, the Deep Creek Lake Art & Wine Festival, is September 9-10, 2016! In its 12th year, this weekend-long celebration brings hundreds of visitors to the area. Benefitting HART for Animals and the Garrett Lakes Arts Festival, it is a great time that supports great causes.
Here’s a quick guide to what you need to know to make the most of your getaway during Deep Creek Lake Art & Wine Festival weekend:
–Buy your tickets in advance, and you’ll save $5! Adult tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the gate. That gets you entrance to the festival, a commemorative wine glass, and wine tastings.
Continue reading Quick Guide: Deep Creek Lake Art & Wine Festival