10 Ways to Celebrate National Great Outdoors Month

great outdoors month

Nature is calling and you must go! June is designated as national Great Outdoors Month® which encourages us to connect with the essence of the natural world. Escape the indoors and experience first-hand the educational, economic, and health benefits of being outside. Why is it important to get outside? Just a generation ago, kids spent […]

Plan a Couples Retreat in Maryland

couples retreat Maryland

When was the last time you and your love took a respite on life? Between work and family, it’s easy to get caught up in the day to day schedules and forget to spend time as a couple. If this sounds like you, maybe it’s time to consider a couples retreat. The best part: you […]

Jump into the Deep Creek Dunk 2019

Deep Creek Dunk 2019

Are you looking for a winter adventure that chills you to your core but leaves you feeling warm inside? Deep Creek Dunk 2019 may be just what you’re looking for this season! This annual event draws participants and spectators to the shores of Deep Creek Lake for a polar plunge into the icy waters of […]

Winter Fun at Deep Creek Lake

If you like fresh crisp air, wintertime in the mountains is a great time to reconnect with nature, family, and friends. If you need ideas to keep the crew entertained, we’ve got you covered. The Deep Creek Lake area has an abundance of outdoor and indoor activities to celebrate winter. Bring your gloves, hat, and […]

Ecotourism Ideas for Your Honeymoon

eco tourism honeymoon

The honeymoon is just as important as the wedding day. Once the big day is over you can take a deep breath and enjoy your first vacation as a married couple. When you travel, you can lessen your footprint with simple eco-friendly tourism practices. Thoughtful travel helps one appreciate and savor the opportunity to embrace […]

How to Eat Weeds: A Guide to Foraging

how to eat weeds

Backyards and forests across America are filled with incredible, yet edible plants. Even those pesky weeds that invade the side of the road are actually tasty treats. Filled with valuable antioxidants, vitamins, and protein, local weeds can provide a sweet and nutritious twist to your next meal. First and foremost, research and identify edible weeds, […]

Eco-Friendly Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 2018

ways to celebrate earth day

What are your plans on Earth Day? Celebrated annually on April 22, Earth Day is a gentle reminder that living on our planet is a calibrated balance of privilege and responsibility. We at Blue Moon Rising respect and adore our planet and take great strides to improve our relationship to all things natural. Here are […]

Spring at Deep Creek Lake

spring at deep creek lake

In the mountains, spring escorts the nuance of life, growth, and renewal. In this awaking, the bounty of hope greets us upon the arrival of spring flowers, rain, and fresh maple syrup. As humans, we are called back to nature to walk, frolic, and play outside. At Blue Moon Rising, spring brings good reason to […]

Host a Company Retreat at Blue Moon Rising

Outdoor Company Retreat

Why do employers host company retreats? For the most part, it brings perspective, ideas, and vision to the whole company. However, the benefits of a company retreat go beyond the scope of team-building exercises and the ability to think outside the box. A company retreat galvanizes relationships, exposes hidden talents, and creates an atmosphere of […]

Annual Calendar Of Events

Deep Creek Lake has a flurry of activity all year long. Each season initiates a new reason to get to the mountains.  While you’re here, stay with us; your home away from home!  We offer 13 adorable cabins with distinct personality and sustainable passion behind every front door.   Take a virtual tour or visit us […]