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Fun Mountain, Lodge needs some updating

We had a great time at Wisp over a long weekend. Luckily we got some fresh snow for our second day... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Paul E
mountain coaster!

Seriously fun ride, since you can control your own speed. Just wish you could get more than one... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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296 Marsh Hill Rd, McHenry, MD 21541-1402
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very nine cozy resort - not only for wintertime but all year- they have a mountain coaster great ride- zip line - also a very nice pub and deck t just to sit and relax

Thank steve1782
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We had a great time at Wisp over a long weekend. Luckily we got some fresh snow for our second day of skiing. The lodge and ski rental/school area's are outdated, and the tents used for rentals, ski school etc. are a bit of a...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Hotel is very pricey. Yes, it’s clean, but expensive. There’s nothing included in the price such as breakfast. Breakfast would have been nice for the price I’m paying. Also, there’s barely any restaurants open on site during the summer. It’s such a bummer. I wish...More

Thank WhatsupMeg
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Wisp resort rooms and overall facility is on par with an average budget motel like a Days Inn, except that prices are way higher and no breakfast included. We were very disappointed with our room. The bathroom area is very basic and small. There's a...More

Thank patravels_7
Reviewed 10 September 2018

My friends and I recently went to the Deep Creek Wine & Arts Festival and stayed at the Wisp Resort for one night. The resort was clean and the staff was friendly, but this is just an average place to stay. The hotel was a...More

Thank Sharon A
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for a family reunion and had a nice time. The room was a nice size - king bed in one room and pullout couch in another. It wasn’t luxurious, but nice enough. The property has some cool amenities like ropes course, Segway...More

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Had no idea there were so many activities at Wisp in the summer! The mountain coaster was so much fun! Our son was still recovering from surgery so we weren’t able to do the whitewater rafting but that is definitely on the list for our...More

Thank MariaP2755
Reviewed 27 August 2018

At the advice of a relative we tried the mountain coasters at Wisp. What an absolute hoot! You control how fast or slow you go - I would advise going flat out and enjoying the ride! You are on your own personal 'roller coaster' cart...More

1  Thank jane l
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Seriously fun ride, since you can control your own speed. Just wish you could get more than one ride for that price.

Thank ProfPTJ
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Mountain coaster was so much fun. Must do it twice. First time down was a practice run, second time wide open.

Thank Heather S
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Carolee P
21 August 2018|
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Response from WispResortMD | Property representative |
Carolee, We have a few gathering places you can relax in while your daughters enjoy the chairlift ride. Wispers Bar & Grill is located in the McHenry Lodge and features a deck with seating. The Mountain Park, which is... More
Tammy B
23 July 2018|
Response from Katrien V | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. It's right next to the lake, but the only "beach" area at the lake is in the state park, which is a couple of miles away. I did not see a swimming pool.
jackie d
5 April 2017|
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Response from Wisp_Resort | Property representative |
Jackie d, Thank you for your question. The Lodge at Wisp does allow smaller dogs and there is a pet fee associated with the stay. The resort itself does allow leased dogs. We just ask that you please clean up after your... More