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One Day in Deep Creek


Guests often ask us a rather pivotal question: “What should I do while in Deep Creek?” To help answer that question, we’ve put together a hour-by-hour itinerary of some of our favorite things you can do in a single day. One Day in Deep Creek  9am: Wake up and take coffee out on the deck or dock. There is nothing better than slowly greeting the day from the comfort of...

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Let’s Party! Nightlife in Deep Creek


After spending a long day out on the lake, or maybe carving your way through the mountains, there is nothing like heading back to your vacation rental to get ready for a night out on the town. From fine dining to moonshine distilleries, Deep Creek Lake offers many options when it comes to choosing how to spend your perfect evening. Hang out with the locals at some of their favorite...

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Springtime Activities at Deep Creek Lake


Deep Creek Lake is a man-made lake located in Garrett County, Maryland. Created by the Youghiogheny Hydroelectric Company in the 1920s, the lake is a popular tourist attraction throughout the year.   It may be at its most breath-taking in the spring as vegetation begins blooming and wildlife wakes up after a long winter’s rest. With 69 miles of shoreline and about 3,900 acres of water coverage, there is always...

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Find Your Path: Trailblazing In Deep Creek Lake With These Hiking Trails


Experience the beautiful mountains of Garrett County as you climb to the top winding through Deep Creek Lake’s best hiking trails.  Between the breathtaking state parks, forests, mountains, and open-space areas hikers of all experience levels will have a wonderful time. Explore over 80 thousand acres perfect for hiking and experiencing the abundant wildlife in their natural habitat as you climb the trails. The sights you will see are unlike...

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Looking Ahead to Autumn Glory 2021


Deep Creek’s most popular festival, the fantastic ‘Autumn Glory’ celebration, is all set to make its return in 2021. Save the date: October 13-17th, 2021.

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A Guide To Mountain Biking Wisp Resort


Picture yourself flying down the mountain as you experience a whole new altitude in Deep Creek Lake while mountain biking. A sport commonly called freeriding is making news headlines and you can be a part of it. Deep Creek Lake in western Maryland is the perfect place for mountain biking as it features both beautiful scenery and many mountain bike trails. Wisp Resort offers an entire mountain biking season, available...

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Deep Creek Fishing Guide


Just picture yourself casting out a line as the sun kisses your skin and the whole earth feels quiet and still. With its many coves and inlets, Deep Creek has more than 60 miles of shoreline and 3,800 acres perfect for fishing, as well as the nearby Youghiogheny River. It is a popular destination for anglers, and they come from all over to fish at Deep Creek. The lake is...

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Hit the Links: Golf Courses in Deep Creek


If you are a golf lover come and experience the beautiful lush green golf courses that Deep Creek Lake offers. From scenic mountaintop views to natural rock features, and challenging courses, even the most experienced golfer will enjoy their time golfing in Deep Creek Lake. You can golf on top of Marsh Mountain or compete in one of the various competitions, the fun never ends in Deep Creek. Golfing in...

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Conquering The Slopes Your Way In Deep Creek Lake


Imagine gliding through the slopes as the crisp wind blows through your hair. From skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, and much more, there is never a dull moment in the winter at Deep Creek Lake. The beautiful, mountainous terrain and high elevation of Garrett County make it a prime location for a ton of snow, and of course, wonderful downhill skiing. Locals, as well as many travelers, come every year to partake...

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A Snowy Winter Weekend


Get the inside scoop on a great home! Jessie, Marketing Director of Red Barn Vacations, recently spent a cozy winter weekend in our cabin, Wispy on the Rocks, and shares her experience in the home.

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