10 Best Vacation Rentals In Garrett County, Maryland - Updated 2022

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Trina Joy Cassey
Trina Joy Cassey 

Garrett County is a breathtaking region in Maryland located on the western end of the state. It is home to charming cities with diverse attractions. Some of the cities you will find on this side of the country includes Oakland, Grantsville, Friendsville, Swanton, Deer Park, and others. Come to Oakland and reconnect with nature at Swallow Falls State Park and Herrington Manor State Park. Shop until you drop at Spruce Forest Artisan Village in the town of Grantsville. In Swanton, you can swim and fish in any of its numerous lakes. Planning to go on an adventure trip to Western Maryland? If so, check out our list of the 10 best vacation rentals in Garrett County, Maryland.

1. Beautiful guesthouse in Savage River State Forest (from USD 96)

Are you planning to explore more of Swanton’s natural beauty? If so, make this lovely haven your home away from home. It is a beautiful guesthouse that is fully furnished and boasts gorgeous countryside views. It features one stylish bedroom with a full-sized bed, a private bathroom, a fully equipped kitchen, and a cozy living space with HD TV. To top it all off, it is in an excellent location in Savage River State Forest close to natural attractions.

Guest House with Countryside View
Swanton, Maryland, United States
85 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
everything was very clean and comfortable
our place was very clean and neat
wonderful place spotless clean country charm at it's best
the room was super clean and inviting
spacious comfortable and very clean
sadie is a wonderful host very accommodating at every request
sadie is a wonderful host and always responded quickly to any questions we had
wonderful host that left a thoughtful greeting
all in all it was a wonderful visit a relaxing weekend and the host was lovely
sadie was a very kind host and brought us quiche and coffee
beautiful place in a peaceful and unique location
beautiful location for viewing fall foliage
nice quiet place for getting away from the city
close to lake but great quiet farm stay
this is a wonderful place to spend a relaxing weekend
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2. Homey cottage near a lake (from USD 90)

Experience a one-of-a-kind holiday in Swanton when you book this farm suite that has superb amenities. It is perfect for nature lovers as there are lots of grounds to roam around and a nearby lake where one can swim and do watersports. Plus, a playground and a fire pit are a stone’s throw away from this home. As for amenities, this vacation rental features one eccentric bedroom and one private bathroom with a bathtub. It also has a lounge area with a wood burner as well as a WiFi connection. Also, it has a sunny deck where you can unwind and appreciate the views.

One of a Kind - Lake Farm Suite w Private Entrance
Swanton, Maryland, United States
206 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was so comfortable we wound up sleeping in way later than planned
this space was incredibly charming and cozy
very charming upstairs apartment space that has been lovingly decorated in a quirky retro rustic chic type vibe
cozy suite with a very comfortable king bed and relaxing jacuzzi tub
place was very clean and comfortable
the space was clean and spacious
the suite was clean and cozy
the place itself was very clean and well organized
we loved our stay in deep creek the place was super cute and clean
drew and kevin were excellent hosts
kevin was a great host
thank you for being a great host
drew and kevin were helpful and laid back hosts
drew and kevin were friendly and accommodating at every turn
the location was perfect
amazing location about 15 minutes from everything you need
it was about a 10-15 min drive from most attractions so the location was fairly good
(1) we loved the location of this place
what a great trip the location is perfect near town and lots of restaurants and right by the lake
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3. Family-friendly cabin near the historic Mill Run Creek (from USD 140)

Perfect for families and groups of friends, this humble home can accommodate up to six guests. Located close to historic Mill Run Creek and tucked away in nature, it is a cozy home that guarantees its guests’ bliss, peacefulness, and quick access to must-visit attractions. Mature trees surround the area, giving guests a living-in-the-woods vibe. Plus, a short walk through a scenic pathway from the house will lead you to the lovely creek. In total, this accommodation features two bedrooms, four beds, and one bath with toiletries. It also has a living room with a convertible bed, a well-stocked kitchen, a dining area, and a porch with outdoor furniture.

The Crick House
Friendsville, Maryland, United States
211 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great grill outside large hot tub fast wifi we were completely satisfied during our stay
out kids were glad they had all the comforts of home (wifi netflix) for the weekend indoors relaxing
it was very spacey love the hot tub kitchen amenities towels for tub and also for showers
the crick house was clean and quiet
the space was sparkling clean and well stocked
this place was awesome it was so clean and smelled amazing
check in was easy and the house smelled very clean when we opened the door
the house was very clean and stocked with necessities
matthew was a wonderful host and very responsive
matthew is an amazing host quick to respond with answers to questions
matthew is an outstanding host with quick messaging and very helpful with any questions you may have
mathew was quick to answerany questions we had and was a very gracious host
thank you to the host for such a great place and opportunity
a short walk to a beautiful crick
cozy cabin in a great location
great serene location quiet and secluded
nice place nice location--perfect for a quick getaway
great cabin fantastic location very old school and vintage loved it
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4. Rustic dwelling with a fire pit (from USD 121)

If your main holiday destination in Garrett County is Oakland, you might want to check out this sunny home with a lovely, pleasing ambiance. Not only that, but it is complete with excellent amenities that ensure guests have a worry-free time. It is a rustic abode with two beds. One master’s bedroom and a private bathroom are housed in it, and a group of four guests is welcome to share the space. Relax in the living room while surfing the web or just enjoy the warmth from the fireplace. You also have access to a kitchen that has cookware and a dining area. Outside this dwelling, there’s a fire pit, seating areas, and barbecue equipment.

New listing! Cute cabin w/ a full kitchen & firepit - near rivers, parks, & lake
40 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
no wifi which is great for being off the grid but directtv was a nice amenity
great cozy cabin that had everything we needed
very clean and stocked very well
super clean very small but you get what you pay for
clean place and good location
great place to stay and spend quality time with friends very clean
clean easy check in and definitely worth the price easy access to lots of local activities
great location short walk to hiking trails and swallow falls
very cute place almost like a tiny house
great space for a weekend just a stones throw from swallow falls state park
right next to the beautiful swallow falls state park and a short drive to deep creek lake
it was super close to swallow falls state park and about 15 min drive to deep creek lake
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5. Cozy abode in Grantsville (from USD 85)

Make the most of your Grantsville vacation by securing this superb accommodation. It is a fully furnished and budget-friendly cottage that nestles along Maryland’s Historic National Road and within a short distance from local shops and fantastic dining spots. Casselman River Bridge State Park and Wisp Resort are also within close proximity. Expect one cozy bedroom, a total of three comfortable beds, and a full bath with toiletries. Additionally, this humble abode has a living room with smart TV and high-speed internet. Plus, it has a kitchen with coffee-making appliances, outdoor seating, and a parking space for guests’ service vehicles.

Cooper's Cozy Casselman Cottage (cleaning fee $0)
Grantsville, Maryland, United States
76 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
full kitchen coffee tea and bottles of water were some of the thoughtful touches
keurig was a nice touch very comfortable for a week’s stay
shower was a bit small but lots of thoughtful touches
there was plenty of room for my husband and i to relax and unwind
sparkling clean uncluttered cute little cottage house
space was clean and taken care of
the place was super clean with lots of lovely touches
this place is cute and really clean
colleen is a great hostess and her little house is very clean decorated nicely and just adorable
the hosts were very responsive
coleen was a great host
colleen was a wonderful host and quickly answered questions we had throughout our stay
wonder stay at a great location
wonderfully cool for a hot summer stay close to all of grantsville the lake and delfest
location was great as well for exploring the local area
wonderful location cozy place nothing wrong at all definitely worth the price
very cozy and great location near everything there is to do in western maryland
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6. Three-bedroom cabin near a lake (from USD 250)

For tourists who are looking for accommodation tucked in nature and close to an enchanting body of water, this family-friendly haven might be the right one for you. It is a bungalow home with three bedrooms, enough space for six guests. Children and pets are both welcome. There is a pathway from this house that leads to a beautiful lake that is perfect for swimming and fishing. As for amenities, this vacation rental has a fully equipped kitchen with a dining area, a living room with high-speed internet, a recreation room with a bumper pool and foosball, and a hot tub where you can take a dip while marveling at the beauty of the countryside.

Three Bedroom Cabin On Wooded Lot Near Lake. Secluded, Family And Pet Friendly.
77 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the game room was enjoyable
cabin was neat and clean
the rooms were very clean when we arrived
the house was clean and well equipped
while the fixtures in the kitchen and bathrooms were clean the floors needed attention
everything was as described; it was certainly family and pet friendly
we enjoyed several restaurants in the area and communication from the owners was excellent
very easy they communicated often and were extremely nice and helpful
the location was perfect
beautiful home close by lake and condo area
negatives:-the location was not as secluded as the listing promised
peaceful quiet surroundings with easy walk to the lake
this place was the perfect location for our family vacation and my 50th birthday celebration
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7. Spacious vacation rental for 12 guests (from USD 210)

Ideal for big groups of friends or workmates on a team-building escapade, this enormous vacation rental can accommodate up to 12 people. It houses three comfortable bedrooms with fresh sheets, three baths, and a fully-equipped hickory kitchen, Also, inside this abode, you will find a lounge area with cozy seats and a utility room with laundry equipment. Outside is a beautiful paradise with mature trees and a stunning lake. Barbecue equipment is available for guests’ use. They also have access to a community pavilion that is within walking distance from the property.

Minutes from Deep Creek Lake, Located on 24-acre farm with private 1-acre lake
145 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 12 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice house & property we will defineately rent again lots of room
everything was clean and comfortable
beautiful super clean well equipped cabin
the cabin was very clean easy to find and great for a family
also the owner was very nice and accomadating
the owners are responsive and thorough
the owner is very courteous and got back to us quickly with any questions we had
the property owners were easy to reach and very quick to respond which made everything so easy
a great place to relax
this is the perfect place to get away and unplug (with the option to stay plugged in)
these locations were very easy to get to
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8. Lakeside dwelling with four bedrooms (from USD 395)

This vacation rental is ideal for tourists who want a holiday in nature. It nestles in the peaceful and safe countryside near a vast lake where you can make memories with your loved one. It has huge glass windows and transparent doors that allow the outside views to be seen from the inside. Four bedrooms with queen-sized beds and three baths with toiletries are housed in this holiday home. It also boasts a kitchen with high-end appliances, a breakfast counter, a dining area, and a sunny living room. Plus, there is outdoor furniture for whenever you want to meditate by the lake.

Lake Front 4 Bedroom Home With A Dock Centrally Located 5 Minutes To Wisp & Unos
122 reviews  Wifi Available
House 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kids loved the swing swimming off the dock and cooking s'mores in the fire pit
the house was very clean and well kept
plenty of space very clean and nicely decorated
the house and hot tub were exceptionally clean
it was clean and you could tell extra care was put into the place in light of covid
the property was clean and the check in/out process was very easy
bill was a great host very responsive and friendly
bill was very accommodating and the property was very nice
great location great weather and great house
this was the perfect house in the perfect location
we thoroughly enjoyed the location and size of the house
the location was great the kids enjoyed the dock to fish off of in the evening
spent one afternoon at the state beach which is close by also played mini golf
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9. Wooden haven for four (from USD 125)

Experience a holiday in the woods where the cool countryside air fills your house with comfort and relaxing vibes. This private chalet is a luxurious dwelling that often excites guests with its superb amenities. It features one comfy bedroom, a spotless bathroom, and a lounge area with internet, a wood burner, and a flat-screen TV for indoor recreation. Additionally, a kitchen with modern appliances and a laundry room awaits guests as well as a charming covered patio with picturesque nature views, outdoor seatings, and a fire pit.

Boulder Ridge Cabin -a private chalet in the woods
132 reviews  Wifi Available
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it’s a smart use of space and there are cozy warm touches everywhere
very affordable super clean and comfortable
had an amazing time very clean property
the cabin was immaculately clean and has absolutely everything we wanted
we had a great relaxing weekend in this clean and secluded cabin
this cabin was secluded easy access to trails and very clean
susan the owner added fall inspired decorations that i loved
perfect for a quick getaway and susan truly is a super host
our stay was great susan was always helpful with any concerns or questions we had
communication with the owners was great
it’s hard to find a pet friendly property this immaculate
we loved the autumn season at this lovely secluded location
the location of the cabin is very secluded which we loved and very peacefully quiet
nice quiet cabin not far from the ski resort
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10. High-end home with a hot tub (from USD 235)

Come to Deep Creek Lake and treat your loved ones to an adventure that they will never forget. First up, secure this family-friendly, rustic dwelling that has a parking space for guests. It also has a huge sunny deck with alfresco dining and a hot tub that will enchant you to spend late-night dips in it. Plus, a few steps from the house lies a gorgeous lake that adds drama to the location’s countryside landscape. This upscale abode has two bedrooms, a spotless bathroom with towels, toiletries, and a bathtub, a huge living room with a smart TV, a dining area, and a state-of-the-art kitchen with a breakfast counter and gorgeous granite countertops.

Cross the River: Charming cottage w/ hot tub & river access!
137 reviews
House 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 0
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
only thing we could ask for would be a little better quality couch in the living room
the house was overall pretty clean though and the scenery is beautiful
the kitchen was clean and well-stocked with cookware
the vacation rental was very clean
the vacation rental was very clean
the vacation rental was clean
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
rating details:the property manager was very helpful
close to great hiking and skiing
great location for those who enjoy fly fishing
overall a fantastic location and cozy feel
this house is at a wonderful location downstream from the dam release
i was very happy with the location
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Fall in love with Garett County

Garett County is a breathtaking region that is found on the western end of Maryland. It is home to beautiful cities and lovely towns that offer diverse attractions. Come and spend a holiday on this side of the country and have wonderful accommodation waiting for you. Refer to this list of the best vacation rentals in Garrett County when planning a vacation itinerary.

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Trina is a preschool teacher, a working mom of a four-year-old girl, and a happy wife of an analyst programmer who loves to sing, cook, write and travel. She believes that travel is one of the best...Read more

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