Get ready for some watersports while enjoying your stay at a Deep Creek Lake vacation rental. Whether your passion is windsurfing or Jet Skiing, your Maryland vacation will offer many recreational opportunities. Deep Creek Lake has some of the best watersports activities in the area, so pair your stay at a quality rental, whether condo or lake house, with time out in the sun enjoying the water. Deep Creek Lake, Maryland, boasts a thriving winter tourism scene, as the Wisp ski resort sits nearby. As the largest inland body of water in the state, this lake features nearly 70 miles of shoreline. It's a man-made lake that is home to an array of freshwater fish and birds, making it an attractive summer destination as well. Fishing, boating, swimming and a variety of watersports are all popular with residents and tourists alike.
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From jet boats to kayaking, there are plenty of water activities to choose from. Rental shops abound along the shore and at marinas, all offering sales and specials for you to take advantage of. First, you may need to get outfitted for your adventure, so head to Bill's Outdoor Center for all the basics, from fishing hooks to bait. You can also rent equipment here for kneeboards, wakeboards and waterboggans. Take a half-day, five-person waterboggan ride for $60, or rent a wakeboard for a whole week for $120. Wakeboarding and tubing is fun for everyone, even kids. Rental shops likes Aquatic Center, Inc. will rent you a variety of Sea Doo watercraft and jet boats, along with motorcycles and ATVs.
Speed boating is a popular pastime on Deep Creek Lake. In fact, you'll see lots of boats on the water constantly from Memorial Day till fall. But pontoon boats, kayaks and sail boats can all be seen as well, exploring the many coves along the lake. Places like Crystal Waters Boat Rentals rent out boats of all kinds. Take a lesson while visiting this freshwater lake, or simply rent a speed boat and rule the waves.
Learn the Ropes
If you want to brush up on the basics or perfect the craft, take a lesson from places like High Mountain Sports. Feel free to take a kayak lesson or tour, or rent from a top line of water skis, tubes and knee boards. In the winter, they also offer snowshoes, cross country skis and snowboards. If you prefer to forgo the lessons and want to explore for yourself, charter a boat to check out the lake from end to end.
A Deep Creek Lake vacation home may be just the thing to get you relaxed and in the water. Consult Vamoose for its convenient sort-and-filter feature that makes it easy to choose lodging based on location, proximity to nearby attractions, price and more.