New Years Resolutions with Positive Impact

Often a New Year’s resolution is focused on a personal improvement or goal for the betterment of your lifestyle, family, or well-being, right? Does your resolution include something for the benefit of the big picture like: the environment, your community, or the economy? If not, consider a resolution that includes sustainable ways to make a […]

Snow Activities in Deep Creek Lake

­Snow is meant to be enjoyed. If you want to play in the powder, come to Deep Creek Lake where winter comes to life. With an average seasonal snowfall of over 100 inches of snow, chances are you will encounter the white stuff if you visit DCL between November and March.  If you were here […]

4 Autumn Tours To Take While at Deep Creek Lake

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They say it is all about the leaves. Yes, it’s true, the mountains come alive with color and you become engulfed in a living work of art.  The splendor around Deep Creek Lake is so surreal you’ll want to pinch yourself to make sure it’s not a dream. We’ve found a few autumn activities that […]

50th Annual Autumn Glory Festival 2017

Autumn Glory Festival 2017

As autumn arrives in the mountains, so does the annual Autumn Glory Festival as it celebrates the splendor and beauty of the mountains in Western Maryland.  Slated for October 11-15, this annual fall celebration reaches a monumental milestone this year as festival planners transform Maryland’s most western county into a colorful occasion of art, food, […]

Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days of Summer

Traditionally, the dog days of summer is a span of 40 days starting in July and ending in August. While this is the hottest part of the summer, it coincides with the morning rise of the Dog Star constellation, Sirius. Depending on where you live, the dog days of summer are associated with hot temperatures, […]

National Relaxation Day – August 15

Relaxation Tips

We can all use a day of rest and relaxation, right? Every society on earth sets aside at least one day a week to relax, rest, and regain mental and physical composure. Recognized annually on August 15, National Relaxation Day celebrates down time, deep breaths, and a do-nothing attitude. Here are our tips to kick […]

MoonShadow Opens at Deep Creek Lake


Formerly located in Accident, MD, MoonShadow has a new home at Deep Creek Lake. With the same friendly faces, you can enjoy the old favorites from the menu or try something bold to excite your tastebuds. At the new location, on Bumble Bee Road across from Garrett College, enjoy savory food, listen to local bands, […]

Weddings at Blue Moon Rising

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There is something about an outdoor wedding that we all love; maybe it’s the blue skies, the au natural décor, or the romantic breeze that touches each guest!  A celebration in plein air at Blue Moon Rising brings together a rustic sophistication of love and family solidarity. No matter what season,  a woodland wedding at […]

Wine Tasting at Deep Creek Lake

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Maryland has become a favored destination not only for its beauty, but for the wine.  If you want to plan a weekend getaway around a delicious libation, then Deep Creek Lake is the place you want to be. While the world seems to disagree on just about everything, one thing most can agree on is […]

Fireworks at Deep Creek Lake!

Fireworks at Deep Creek Lake

It’s been a long standing tradition at the lake; we’re talking about the Fourth of July fireworks display over the McHenry Cove.  If you’ve never had the opportunity to witness this spectacular event, pack up the family and head to Deep Creek Lake for a memorable July celebration. Fire on the Mountain.  Known to locals […]