Garrett County | Maryland

Find the best places for outdoor fun in the Deep Creek Lake area | Garrett County is a great destination for a family reunion getaway

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Garrett County Maryland

Maryland Highlights

  • Over 4,000 rooms spread across the county, encompassing a variety of accommodation styles
  • Over 70 culinary options from locally owned eateries to catering for any group event
  • Non-traditional activities like an axe-throwing challenge, ninja course and Segway tours engage your family in exciting new experiences
  • We can help smooth the planning process by working with you to create a sample itinerary for your even and reaching out to lodging members and vendors

Located in the heart of Maryland’s most breathtaking scenery, Garrett County is dotted with charming small towns, peaceful lakes and a welcoming atmosphere perfect for a reunion.

Outdoor adventure abounds in Garrett County, and one of the most popular destinations for visitors is Deep Creek Lake State Park. Home to Maryland’s largest freshwater lake and encompassing 3,500 acres with a whopping 65 miles of shoreline, it’s a wonderful place to spend time bonding with family and friends in the great outdoors. Rent canoes, kayaks, or boats to explore the vast lake, or cool off with a nice swim. This is also a popular lake for fishing and even becomes an ice fishing destination during the winter months. Guests can also take advantage of Garrett County’s many outdoor group-friendly activities, including horseback riding at establishments like Circle R Ranch, which is one of Garrett County’s family-friendly ranches, hiking and biking, whitewater rafting, skiing and snowboarding.

Garrett County’s quaint small towns are the ideal place for reunion guests to gather. Oakland’s historic downtown offers a host of fascinating museums dedicated to railroad, transportation and history, and there are shopping and dining options for everyone’s tastes along with a seasonal farmer’s market.

A History of Successful Reunions

“Reunions are about bringing together the past, celebrating the present, and creating the memories for the future. There is no better place to do this then Garrett County and the Deep Creek Lake area. Bring your family together for the reunion of a lifetime!”

– Holly Lane, Project & Groups Manager

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A stone’s throw away

Set your sights on fun, adventure and relaxation as you discover, explore and experience Garrett County

Just up the highway lies the small town of Accident, where reunion groups can visit the Rolling Pin Bakery, which has fresh donuts three times a week and many other baked goods. Rolling Pin Bakery also offers fresh deli meats and cheeses, hot and cold sandwiches, coffee and an assortment of many other drinks. Also in Accident resides the FireFly Farms, where visitors can sample some award-winning goat cheese. Grantsville is located on the historic National Road at the northern end of Garrett County.

Take a step back in time and visit the Casselman Inn. This historic inn catered to travelers along the National Road and, to this day, serves as a restaurant and inn complete with delicious home-cooked meals. Visitors can also check out the popular Spruce Forest Artisan Village, where historic cabins serve as studios for local artists to display their crafts. Top it off with a visit to High County Creamery and Market for some delectable cheese, ice cream, or a full farm-to-table meal that everyone is sure to love.

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Family-Friendly Restaurants

Embark on a gastronomic adventure through Garrett County, Maryland, ideal for your next family reunion. This region, brimming with both history and flavor, provides a diverse array of dining experiences suitable for all ages.

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Family-Friendly Attractions

Garrett County, Maryland, offers a plethora of activities and attractions suitable for all ages, making it an ideal destination for families seeking fun, educational, and unforgettable experiences.

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Family-Friendly Accomodations

Tailored for families and reunion gatherings, each accommodation option guarantees a stay that is both relaxing and filled with lasting memories in Garrett County, Maryland.

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Family-Friendly Venues

Garrett County, Maryland, presents a charming fusion of history, natural splendor, and a plethora of venues perfectly suited for your family reunion.

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