Page 7 - Garrett County & Deep Creek - 2019/2020 Visitor Guide
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  lookout onto Deep Creek Lake, Maryland’s largest freshwater lake and one of the state’s most beautiful spots. Take in the excitement of county-wide events, such as the Garrett County Gran Fondo biking event in June, Deep Creek Dunk in February and the July 4 spectacle of Fire on the Mountain. Be dazzled by vivid splashes of color during the Autumn Glory Festival.
 listen
for the hum of waterfalls, birds singing through a forest canopy,
kids tramping through rustling leaves and the swoosh of skis or snowshoes cutting across the snow. You’re also bound
to hear sounds of laughter, joy and excitement, followed by glorious quiet at the end of a full day.
breathe
in the crisp mountain air and savor a pristine natural
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vegetables, Maryland crab cakes, fresh berry cobbler. Toast the day with a craft brew or a wine-and-cheese pairing. Finish tfhe meal with a cup of fresh-brewed gourmet coffee.
environment. You might also recognize the aroma of the “catch of the day” on an outdoor grill, sawdust scattered around
a woodcarver’s latest creation and the crackle of an evening bonfire.
taste
the flavors of country cooking — chicken pot pie, homegrown
eel
the water’s soothing coolness
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as you take a plunge, the bounce of your bike along a tree-shaded trail and the warmth of a plush blanket during a scenic sleigh ride. Touch the past throughout the Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West Heritage Area. When it’s finally time to rest, sample elegant accommodations that range from historic inns and quaint bed-and-breakfasts to luxury resorts and fully stocked vacation homes.
This barely scratches the surface of what Garrett County has to offer. Come find out what the Deep Creek Experience is all about.
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