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Dec 19, 2012 - Visiting Deep Creek Lake

You can make planning a trip to visit Maryland’s Deep Creek Lake easier by hiring a charter bus, coach bus, party bus, mini bus, passenger coaches or school bus from Bus Company Maryland. Deep Creek Lake’s location in the forested mountains of Maryland’s northwest requires ground transport, and a rented bus is one of the best ways to get there.

Located in Garrett County, Deep Creek Lake is a large man-made lake covering nearly 3,900 acres, with 69 miles of shoreline. Created as a result of a dam constructed in 1925, Deep Creek’s popularity with fishermen and boaters spread in the 50s and 60s. With the opening of new highways in the 1980s, access to Deep Creek Lake was made easier to visitors from Washington D.C. and Baltimore. Today, Deep Creek is not just a popular destination for water activities and fishing, but also attracts a thriving winter tourist crowd.

Deep Creek is located high in the mountains of Maryland. There is little in the way of public transport, so using a bus hired from Bus Company Maryland is a good way of getting around, especially if you are in a group. Stop at the Deep Creek Lake Discovery Center in Swanton. The center is a good place to pick up some Deep Creek Lake souvenirs, and some child friendly interactive exhibits. Staff offer free guided hikes into the park.

Wisp Golf and Oakland Country Club offer championship golf courses with breathtaking views of the mountains surrounding Deep Creek Lake, as well as of the lake itself. Golfers of all skill levels will enjoy playing either of these courses. Golf pros are on hand to offer lessons to beginners and advanced players alike.

Take your rental bus to All Earth Eco Tours in Friendsville. This company offers tours and outdoor activities during all 4 seasons. Take the snowshoe tour during winter, or kayak down the river during summer. Guided hikes around the surrounding forests are also available.

For a change of pace, ask your Bus Company Maryland bus driver to take your group down to Pleasant Valley. Drop in at Pleasant Valley Dreamrides, and go horse riding in the Deep Creek Lake countryside. They offer trail riding and riding lessons. There is a large variety of horses and ponies to choose from, to suit every rider.

If you are feeling adventurous, visit Adventure Sport Center International. Here you can go whitewater rafting with their experience guides. Truly a unique opportunity to experience whitewater rafting on a mountaintop.

Call Bus Company Maryland today to hire a charter bus, coach bus, party bus, mini bus, passenger coaches or school bus from us and enjoy our friendly, personalized service.

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