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Deep Creek Lake

Oakland, MD
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Ranked #2 of 12 Attractions in Oakland
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Motor-boating, Swimming, Water-skiing
Description: A great spot for water skiing, boating, hiking and swimming.
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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Our family really enjoyed our vacation to Deep Creek this summer. We stayed in a lovely rental in the DC Highlands. The views were breathless. We had a great time kayaking on the lake along the Deep Creek State Park beaches. Even though we had rain for two days, we still had a great time. I sat out on our... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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130 reviews 130 reviews
49 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was my first time to the lake and I was so pleased. This lake covers a huge amount of real estate and has so many things to do on it.

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Great Falls, VA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A great place to get away for a cozy, romantic stay for two. Or for two couples. Or for a family. In essence, you can make of it what you want. Hiking? Fishing? No problem. Boating? Water skiing? Ditto. A few good restaurants within easy reach. And the lake itself is truly delightful, replete with coves and beautiful foliage. I... More

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Park City, Utah
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Nice vacation spot. Lake is clean and easy to use. Rental process very easy and efficient. Don't rent your boat from Silver Tree Marina ! We checked out an inboard sea ray and all propellers had some damage when we took it out. Two days later with a different person checking us in he said there was a little more... More

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Aurora, Indiana, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Deep creek lake is so clean and pretty. it is smaller than I thought it would be but over all was very nice and pretty.

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Hortonville, Wisconsin
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We stayed at a very nice vacation rental home during the 4th of July 2014 week. Enjoyed the pontoon boating on the lake --beat a storm. Watched fireworks from Wisp Resort. Most people were nice, especially others, also, visiting from out of state. Views here are beautiful.

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Altoona, Pennsylvania
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142 reviews 142 reviews
29 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We have stayed at the 2 B & B's that are lakeside and loved them both! These are the pricey side but worth every penny. It is such a great treat to be able to leave your room and jump off the dock into the clean, clear water. We discovered that The Wisp rents stand up paddle boards which we... More

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Oakland, Maryland
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Had an interesting experience at Ace's Run tonight. After we got the yummy pasta, the power went out because of a thunderstorm. The staff and management had to shut down the kitchen (which was sad) but they were SO nice and concerned about the customers, that it made it all right. We had just gotten served, and finished our meal... More

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Crofton, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Loved the area. Very scenic (coming from Baltimore). Lots to do if you enjoy the outdoors. Very relaxing if you find the right spots. May be a challenge to keep kids occupied if you are looking for theme parks, but the water sports and hiking are good.

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Reisterstown, Maryland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
10 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

First time here...loved the lake and so much to do! If you get bored - it's your own fault! Looking forward to coming back again!

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