Places to Visit on the East Coast in the Summer

places to visit on the east coast in the summer

When it comes to places to visit on the east coast in the summer, a stop off in Maryland can satisfy several things on the proverbial bucket list. With sandy beaches, towering mountains, and ancient forests, this tiny state has a big draw. Within a days drive from end to end, experience the beauty, culture, […]

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 […]

Vacation with Your Dog

Vacation with Your Dog

As you plan for your next vacation, consider including the dog too. Not only will you have a great time, but your pet will bring an added layer of joy and adventure to your trip. Pet parents should plan ahead to accommodate four-legged guests. When you vacation with your dog, most pet-friendly places pamper pets […]

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 […]

Does the NY Ban Affect Fracking in Maryland?

As proprietors of Blue Moon Rising, Deep Creek Lake’s only eco-friendly vacation community, we have been paying very close attention to the fracking debate here in Maryland. While industry experts and local legislators continue to perpetuate false informational campaigns about the economic benefits and supposed safety of the practice, real science has prevailed in New […]

We’re Pet Friendly If Your Pet’s Friendly

We understand what you mean when you say that your dog is a member of your family. Save the hassle of finding a pet sitter or boarding fees while you visit us, bring your pet along. Vacation just wouldn’t be the same without your furry friend! At Blue Moon Rising we have a motto – […]

Adopt a Highway Clean Up

If you have been following us, then you know that we have a responsibility to participate in the Adopt A Highway program. On our first cleanup we had 4 members of the Blue Moon Rising Team tackle our designated strip of 219 at Deep Creek Lake, which includes the Deep Creek Lake Bridge. We picked […]

Garrett County Fair 2013

The Garrett County Agricultural Fair is the highlight of many local’s summertime activities. Last year the fair added a few new rides, as well as a few new buildings have been built to host more events. This year the fair was held from Monday July 29th through Saturday August 3rd. Check out the website for […]

Is Your Tiny Home Solar Powered?

Since our tiny home, Junior, is only used for marketing purposes, we rigged it up with a Goal Zero Yeti 1250.