Deep Creek Lake is an ideal vacation destination during any season of the year. Whether you’re looking for fun on the water, or you want to play in the mountain snow, you’ll find just what you and lover are looking for in Deep Creek Lake. The pristine beauty of this area lends itself nicely for a couple’s getaway. Romantic days and evenings are easy to come by with a charming NE Maryland cabin. Surprising your loved one with a special weekend away in this region is guaranteed to result in a wonderful and memorable vacation.
Where to stay?
A generous assortment of vacation rentals are located throughout the area, providing many options for a romantic getaway accommodation. During the summer, stay in a lakefront cabin for pristine water views or rent a private cabin in the woods for a calming woodsy experience. When visiting in the winter, perhaps a ski-in, ski-out cabin would be the perfect spot for you. Cabins are available in several sizes to fit all budgets. Whether you opt for a cabin, a hotel, or a house rental, a weekend couples getaway in Deep Creek will not disappoint. Let’s review what some of our favorite activities are in this picture-perfect lake area.
Splurging on the delightful Food and Drink
When hunger calls, you won’t have trouble finding romantic spots to grab a fancy dinner. We love sending couples that are looking for a nice romantic meal to The Savage River Lodge for a gourmet feast in a distinctive, rustic atmosphere. Make sure to order the Lodged Crab Dip and the Pistachio Duck. Fine dining restaurants are not the only eateries open for business in Deep Creek. For a relaxing place to catch your breath, try Trader’s Coffee House for a perfect setting to enjoy each other’s company over coffee, tea, and even wine or beer. Deep Creek Lake has an awesome craft food scene to explore, try asking a friendly local to recommend a great place to eat!
Visit Deep Creek Lake State Park
Spend the day at Deep Creek Lake State Park for a quiet romantic day together. With a large man-made lake, beaches, miles of trails, and other rugged terrain activities, you can enjoy a special day in a natural setting. A boat ramp is available, making boating and fishing an option as well. We love the moderate Crosscut Trail for a nice couples hike or spending time enjoying the view by the lake over a calm picnic. Other state parks are also in the area, including Big Run State Park, Casselman River Bridge State Park and Herrington Manor State Park. In such a nature packed area, any outdoorsy couple will be pleased with the amount of blissful options to choose from.
Enjoying a Spa Day
What romantic getaway is complete without having a nice spa day? Deep Creek Lake boasts several spas offering services that could serve as the perfect way to relax together during a romantic vacation. A local Himalayan salt spa and cave offers salt therapy that can completely rejuvenate you, making your trip the perfect reset opportunity before heading back to the daily grind. Sessions are typically 45 minutes long, allowing you to relax in zero gravity chairs, listening to soothing music while you breathe the salty air. Other salons offer massage therapy that will completely pamper and relax you, including Swedish massage, deep tissue massage and combination massages. After enjoying a blissful spa day, head to the lake to catch a beautiful Maryland sunset followed by dinner to close out a perfect day.
Get Crafty and Enjoy Local Arts
Spend the afternoon enjoying Deep Creek’s authentic arts scene by visiting a local gallery. If you want to enjoy a more hands-on artsy activity, try taking a couple’s pottery class. Creating or buying a special piece of art is an excellent way to remember your well needed romantic getaway. With the impressive amount of crafty shops, finding the perfect souvenir to bring home will be the only difficult task of the weekend, and that’s only because there is so much to choose from.
Head to a Lavender Farm
Love is in the air at this Garrett County, Maryland farm. Head over to the Deep Creek Lavender Farm for a taste (and smell) of the local agriculture industry. This alternative activity serves as a perfect way for couples to enjoy a day outdoors. The farm hosts several events every year featuring local live music and also provides facility tours. Enjoy lunch at the farm by visiting one of the local restaurants! Bring home a bunch of lavender to cook with to reminisce about your special trip and order fresh lavender products online once you run out! Supporting local farms is a special way to grow the economy.
Book another trip to Deep Creek
Once you experience the laid-back vibe of Deep Creek Lake, you may have a hard time leaving. From romantic walks in the woods to lingering meals in quiet restaurants, your romantic getaway can’t help but be filled with amazing memories. We have a feeling you’ll be headed back to Deep Creek the first chance you’ll get.