Page 9 - Garrett County Visitors Guide - 2018
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lookout onto the inviting shoreline of Deep Creek Lake, Maryland’s largest freshwater lake
and one of the state’s most scenic recreational spots. Enjoy great events and celebrations throughout the county, such as the Garrett County Gran Fondo, the Autumn Glory Festival and the Fire on the Mountain fireworks display. Be dazzled by vivid splashes of fall color. Then, at day’s end, witness a stirring sunset over the mountains.
tastethe flavors
of lovingly prepared downhome cooking — everything from vegetarian dishes using farm-fresh produce to Maryland crab cakes. To accompany the meal, try a cup of gourmet coffee, a mug of craft brew or a scrumptious dessert.

for the rush of whitewater, pleasant birdsong filtered
through a forest canopy and the shoosh of skis cutting into the snow. You’re also bound to hear sounds
of laughter, joy and excitement, followed by glorious quiet at the end of a tiring day.
 breathe
in the crisp mountain air, and smell the splendor of a pristine natural environment. Other scents you might recognize – the “catch of the day” cooking on an outdoor grill, sawdust scattered around a woodcarver’s latest creation and the crackle of an evening bonfire.
PHOTO BY GEOFFREY COLE TRESSLER
LEFT PHOTO BY GEOFFREY COLE TRESSLER; RIGHT & BOTTOM PHOTO BY TIMOTHY JACOBSEN
LEFT & RIGHT PHOTOS BY TIMOTHY JACOBSEN
feel
coolness as you take a plunge, the bounce of your bike while pedaling along a tree-shaded trail and the warmth of a plush blanket on a snowy winter’s night. You can also touch the past throughout the Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area. When it’s finally time to rest, enjoy the comfort of pleasant accommodations that range from historic inns and quaint bed & breakfasts to luxury resorts and fully loaded vacation homes.
This barely scratches the surface of what Garrett County has to offer. Come find out for yourself what the Deep Creek Experience is all about.
listen
the water’s soothing
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