How to Repurpose, Reclaim, and Reuse Everyday Items

We can always do more to consume less. Re-using everyday items in your home can save you money, waste, and time. As more cities begin to adopt bans on plastic shopping bags and bottles, consumers are making an effort to be aware of their own ecological footprint. With a clever and innovative approach, identify things […]

Family Reunions: “The Mountains Are Calling”

Family Reunion Planning

It is family reunion season; the time of year to wrangle in all the relatives to celebrate family, traditions, and a collective heritage. Give your family a weekend retreat they will want to repeat year after year! No matter what size family you have, a destination family reunion can double as a mini-vacation too! Here […]

Cost of Tiny Homes

Cost of Tiny Homes

Are you planning to downsize or maybe add a guest house to your existing property? Well, a tiny house may be just the answer to your dilemma and your budget. Depending on your need, tiny structures are used for primary homes, yoga & fitness studios, vacation cabins, art galleries, or even a guest house in […]

Tiny House Tours

tiny house tours

You’ve probably heard about the new craze in affordable living, the tiny house. Well, it’s making a huge impact on sustainable living by bringing together a simplified lifestyle with responsible construction and most importantly, the environmental impact it makes on the land. Have you seen a tiny home up close and personal? It’s time you […]

What is Sustainable Tourism?

what is sustainable tourism

Sustainability, defined by Websters, is the ability to use something without depleting it completely or use methods that do not completely use up or destroy natural resources.  To many, “sustainable” is synonymous with “eco-friendly.”  Environmental awareness is an important factor to being sustainable.  A tourist attraction or location can be “green” but not necessarily sustainable.  Learn […]

Tips for Eco Friendly Vacations

ecofriendly vacations

Are you becoming more consciously aware of the environment and your impact on it? You are among many around the world taking a responsible approach to travel and vacations. Ecotourism is a brand of responsible traveler who finds the best choices for social sustainability, conservation of the environment and continued education on ways to reduce our […]

What Is The Tiny House Movement?

What's the tiny house movement

For some, the tiny house movement is a way of making modifications to live a simplified life. For others, it’s a goal to save money on a mortgage, utilities, and other expenses. Whatever the reason or motivation, the tiny house movement is making a big impact on the future of sustainable living. Size matters! According […]

FREE Night Stay When You Book 3 or More Nights at Blue Moon Rising

blue moon rising free night stay

Book your stay for 3 or more nights before March 1, 2016 and get your last night free!

Tiny House Nation Celebrates Halloween at Blue Moon Rising!

We were thrilled to have Tiny House Nation of FYI Television Network come to Blue Moon Rising to film their 2014 Halloween special. They brought in designers to completely transform our tiny houses into spooky haunted houses. Together we proved that tiny can still be frightening! Check out the clip below and visit their website […]

It’s Summer Season at Blue Moon Rising

We are so excited to have our first Summer guests arrive to Blue Moon Rising since we have been temporarily closed since March to install the last 6 cabins and eco-friendly landscaping features. Take a peek at some of the new cabins and some beautiful shots of Deep Creek Lake and Garrett County!