Summer Lake Vacations

Rent a jet ski for two or a boat for the whole family!  The lake is the happening spot during the summer.

Deep Creek Lake offers 3,900 acres of surface for relaxation, adventure, and fun!  Locals and visitors alike enjoy many of the area’s restaurants that are easily accessible by boat or land.

If you plan to spend some recreational time on land, Deep Creek Lake boasts great hiking and biking trails, go-cart racing, miniature golf and laser tag. Play a round of golf on one of the four golf courses, or plan a tennis game at a local public tennis court. The options for active fun are extensive!

Here are few more events to consider.

Memorial Day

Memorial Day at Deep Creek Lake!

What better way to end the school year and begin the best days of the year than by renting one of our premier homes for Memorial Day weekend?  Click here and start your search today! 

Fire on the Mountain

Fire on the Mountain

The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce presents the annual Fire on the Mountain Fireworks Display. Join the celebration! Fireworks will light up the sky above Marsh Mountain at Wisp Resort on July 4th. The display is set to begin around 9:30pm and is set off from the Bear Claw Tubing Park.

Gran Fondo

Gran Fondo

Who’s ready for the ultimate cycling experience? Sign up for this year’s Gran Fondo! The Garrett County Gran Fondo is a two-day biking event that is sure to get your adrenaline pumping! With races for all skill levels guiding you through the finest Garrett County courses, there’s no excuse not to get on the bike and ride! Whether you are in it for the extreme challenge or just to explore the beautiful scenery, you don’t want to miss this year’s Gran Fondo. For more information, visit

Taste of GC

Taste of Garrett

Mark your calendars for this year’s Taste of Garrett! Nothing beats sampling delicious local recipes, listening to music, and winning prizes all while supporting local businesses and raising money toward the construction of Garrett County’s recreational trails. Top restaurants from all around Garrett County come together to showcase their most famous recipes and new offerings. Whether you’re a visitor of Garrett County or a year-round resident, everyone eagerly awaits the annual Taste of Garret. For more information, visit

GC Fair

Garrett Co. Fair 

The Garrett County Fair is no ordinary fair! How many ferris wheels can take you to the top to overlook beautiful lush mountains AND give you the most prime view of a unique and stunning lake such as Deep Creek Lake? Not many. That’s why you don’t want to miss it! From the most thrilling rides to delicious funnel cakes, Garrett County Fair is one of the most anticipated events of the year. For more information, visit

Race up the Face

Race Up the Face

On your mark, get set, go! If there is one Deep Creek area event that you make time for this year, make it Race up the Face! All ages and skill levels take on the challenge of racing up the 600’ vertical ski run, locally known as, “The Face” of Wisp Mountain in attempt to reach the top. Many have tried and many have conquered! Whether you dare to participate or just post up on the sideline as a spectator, Race Up the Face is exciting for all involved! For more information, visit