Groups, Tours and Motorcoach Trips
Are you a tour operator or group leader searching for the next exciting adventure? Deep Creek and the surrounding county will be sure to please! Bus trips are a breeze with easy interstate access from major metropolitan areas. Explore our region's unique landcsape and one-of-a-kind experiences such as our behind the scenes tours. Always wonder how ski resorts make snow? Take a look at the control center and learn how with the touch of a button, the team at our Wisp Resort can produce man-made snow for Maryland's only downhill ski resort. Love art? With galleries and locally made goods, your groups will love immersing in the local art scene. Take a tour of our Simon Pearce Glassblowing Factory to watch as glassblowers create hand-made pieces. We know the way to your group's heart is through their stomach and what better way to experience a local culture than to indulge in delicious treats. Try our locally produced cheese (goat and cow) - see how it is made and then sample delicious cheeses such as Allegany Chevre or Dill Curds.
With Maryland’s rich historic background, Garrett County doesn’t disappoint even the biggest history buff. Garrett County is a designated Heritage Area and is known as “The Gateway to the West”. Take your group back in time with a look at the rich culture of our land. Check back often for new additions of sample itineraries or let us help you create a custom tour for groups' specific needs.
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Where is Garrett County?
The Deep Creek Lake Area in western Maryland is located just three hours from the Baltimore and D.C. region. We are also just 2.5 short hours from the Pittsburgh, PA area.
Click the links below to download our Motorcoach profile sheets to give an overview of our group friendly attractions and sample itineraries.
- What's New?
- Find our top 10 group attractions
- Sampling of our Annual Festivals and Events
- Local Receptive Operator Info
- Year-Round Experiences
- Distance Map
- Sample Itineraries
Local Receptive Tour Operators
If you are in need of tour services or looking for a tour operator offering tours to Garrett County locally including step-on guide services, visit our receptive tour operator members.
We have developed several sample itineraries that will give your group a unique look at Garrett County, Deep Creek Lake and surrounding communities. These are just a taste of tour options and we can custom create a tour to fit your groups' needs and tastes. Get inspired - our area has so much to offer!
Where to Stay & Eat
After planning what attractions your group will visit it's time to reserve your accommodations, check out the local eateries and plan your extra activities. Click below to explore our area's lodging options from Deep Creek rentals to cozy lodges and inns all around the county. The dining page will explore every food option from pizza to gourmet cuisine and don't forget the catering opportunities available.
'It was the best party we have had. The kids said it was better than Cedar Point. (where we were originally going).' Joyce W., Group Event Summer 2013
'Thank you so much for all you did! The group went to Camp Deep Creek last weekend, they had a blast! All the kids said that they want to go back for next years trip:) this made my daughter super happy since it was her original idea. Thanks again !!!' Tracy M., May 2014, Youth Retreat
Ready to plan your next group tour in Garrett County? Complete our RFP here.
Have questions about having your meeting or event in Garrett County, Maryland? Please feel free to contact our Group Sales & Marketing Manager directly or fill out our form below.
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