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Skiers at Wisp
Photo By: Clark Vandergrift
Hit the slopes at this popular resort in Western Maryland for your winter adrenalin fix.
Skiing at Wisp Resort
Savage River Lodge in winter
Photo By: Savage River Lodge

Fun never hibernates in Maryland! So dig out the boots, gloves and hats, and head to Western Maryland because the slopes are beckoning you to come out and play.

Hit the Slopes at Wisp Resort

Break out your skis, snowboards and tubes, gear up in your cold-weather finest, and make the most of the white stuff in Maryland. Head west to the award-winning Wisp Resort in Garrett County, where state-of-the-art snow-making equipment guarantees fun all season long. Wisp features the Mountain Coaster too, a hybrid of an Alpine Slide and a Roller Coaster. Deep Creek Lake also offers snowshoeingice fishing and horse-drawn sleigh rides

Embrace the Great Outdoors 

Put on an extra layer, and head outside for some winter fun at Maryland's Outdoor Ice Rinks (it's never too early to start training for the Winter Olympics!)  For the truly hearty, game for winter camping, many of Maryland’s state parks offer rustic cabins, including Shad Landing at Pocomoke River State Park and Millpond Cottage at Gunpowder Falls. You will also find many Maryland state parks offer cross country skiing and snowshoeing. 

Spend a Warm Night by the Fire

Curl up with a good book, that special someone, and a roaring fire to keep winter’s chill at bay. Enjoy this moment at some of the best retreat centers Maryland has to offer, including Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Flintstone, Savage River Lodge in Frostburg or in a tiny but cozy hand-crafted cabin at Blue Moon Rising Village on Deep Creek Lake, where each cabin was built locally in Cranesville from reclaimed materials.

Featured Places
Photo of a butterfly
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Location:
30 Martz Rd
Sykesville, MD 21784
Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort front exterior
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Location:
16701 Lakeview Dr NE
Flintstone, MD 21530
Cabin in the woods
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Location:
89 Blue Moon Rising Way
McHenry, MD 21541
Pocomoke River State Park
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Location:
3461 Worcester Hwy
Snow Hill , MD 21863
Aerial view of Turkey Point Lighthouse located at Elk Neck State Park
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Location:
4395 Turkey Point Rd
North East, MD 21901
Janes Island State Park
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Location:
26280 Alfred J. Lawson Dr
Crisfield, MD 21817
New Germany State Park
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Location:
349 Headquarters Ln
Grantsville, MD 21536
Aerial view of Fort Frederick State Park
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Location:
11100 Fort Frederick Rd
Big Pool, MD 21711
Savage River Lodge
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Location:
1600 Mt. Aetna Rd
Frostburg, MD 21532
Gunpowder Falls State Park
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Location:
7200 Graces Quarters Rd
Middle River, MD 21220
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