• Stay in Garrett County

  • Fast Facts About Garrett County


  • Fast Facts about Deep Creek Lake & Garrett County MD

    • Fantastic hub location within 3 hours of Baltimore, Washington, DC & Pittsburgh
    • Over 4,000 lodging bedrooms in the county
    • More than 40 restaurants, coffee shops, bars and catering options
    • Four season destination with a 3,900 acre man-made lake and MD’s only ski resort
    • Average 2,300 ft. above sea level, creating comfortable temperatures in the summer (typically 10 degrees cooler than nearby metropolitan areas) with an average of 78 degrees and cool temperatures in the winter with an average of 120 inches of annual snowfall with an average of 37 degrees
    • Garrett County Population as of the 2010 census was 30,097

    Taxes

    • State Sales – 6%
    • County Accommodations – 6%
    • Amusement Tax – 5%

    Closest local airports

    Closest International airports

    Local Colleges


  • Sampling of Annual Events

    Fall

    • Art & Wine Festival - September
    • Autumn Glory Festival - October
       

    Winter

    • A Great Small Town Christmas- December
    • Christmas in the Village - December
    • Winterfest - February
    • Deep Creek Dunk - February
       

    Spring/Summer

    • Little Yough Music Festival - June - Labor Day
    • Taste of Garrett - May
    • Gran Fondo Bike - June
    • Accident, Friendsville and Grantsville Days - June/July
    • Fire on the Mountain - July
    • Art in the Park - July
       

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