What’s New at Deep Creek Lake – Summer 2016 Edition

Discover what’s new at Deep Creek Lake for summer 2016! Recent additions to the area include dining, amusement and shopping options to experience along with your old favorites.  The next time you are in town, stop by one of these fine establishments:

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Splash Island at Will O’ the Wisp – 20160 Garrett Highway, Oakland, MD – 301.928.4507
Check out the first (and only) inflatable water park at Deep Creek Lake! Fun and thrills await for the entire family.

Deep Creek Seafood – 200 Quarry Road, Oakland, MD – 240.488.1042
This family owned restaurant was established by former Deep Creek Lake vacationers when they decided to make this area their home.  They offer an extensive seafood menu with everything from Chesapeake Bay style crab cakes to seared Ahi tuna.  I personally suggest trying their Thai chili calamari appetizer.  They also have a full bar with over 30 bourbons!

Archery at Wisp Resort – 296 Marsh Hill Road, McHenry, MD – 301-387-4911
Test your Hunger Games skills with Wisp’s latest activity!  The experience includes introductory instruction, range time and equipment (bow, arrows, arm guard).

Cornucopia Cafe – 146 Casselman Road, Grantsville, MD – 301-895-8142
Take a short drive to Grantsville, and enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at the riverside Cornucopia Cafe.

Deep Creek Pottery – 662 Laurel Ridge Road, McHenry, MD – 301-501-1619
Known for beautiful handmade pottery, Deep Creek Pottery has opened the doors to their studio so that you can paint your own pottery or make a mosaic.  This is a great activity for days when the weather isn’t cooperating.

Smoothies from Glazed & Confuzed Donuts – Rt. 219 Beside Funland
Back for a second season, Glazed & Confuzed has added strawberry banana, berry berry, and pina colada smoothies to their menu!

Harvest Moon Market – 309 S. Main Street, Accident, MD – 301-750-5129
Located in the town with the funny name, Harvest Moon Market is committed to providing the highest quality, fresh, natural foods.  You will find meat products that are free range, Certified Naturally Grown (CNG), hormone, and antibiotic-free along with produce that is is grown and harvested locally.

Fun Unlimited – 173 Friendsville Road, McHenry, MD – 301-750-2150
Just north of the lake, you will find more than 94 video games, pinball machines, and other amusements.  Be sure to check out their room filled with vintage games that will take you back to your childhood.  It’s a great place to spend the afternoon, plus they have lots of yummy snacks too!

Deep Creek Donuts – 20294 Garrett Highway, Oakland, MD – 301-387-5655
Satisfy your sweet tooth with a freshly made donut that is adorned with toppings like peanut butter, chocolate chips, graham crackers, peanuts, cinnamon sugar, jelly, rainbow or chocolate sprinkles, coconut and even bacon!  Add a hot cup of coffee and you have the breakfast of Deep Creek Lake champions!

The Greene Turtle – 75 Visitors Center Drive, McHenry, MD – NOW OPEN!
The Greene Turtle is a Maryland tradition, and we are excited about the opening of their newest location at Deep Creek Lake.  They are expected to open in July and will be serving cold beverages, burgers, gourmet tacos, and more.

If you haven’t made your summer vacation plans, visit our specials page to save on your week at the lake.  Don’t miss out!

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