Rocky Gap Casino Resort, in Flintstone, Md., is about 130 miles from Washington. Take Interstate 270 north to I-70 west to I-68 west. Follow Exit 50 to the resort.
Rocky Gap Casino Resort
16701 Lakeview Rd., Flintstone
Rooms have lake or golf course views, fridges and microwaves. Tons of amenities, including an 18-hole golf course, a fitness center, a spa, an indoor/outdoor pool, four restaurants and the new 24-hour casino. Rates from $99 a night.
301-784-8400 (for all dining reservations)
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Menus feature seafood, steaks, burgers, salads and more. Breakfast buffet $12.50; dinner from $11.
Signatures Bar and Grill
Casual dining with bar snacks (chicken wings, nachos, onion rings, etc.), pizza (from $8) and sandwiches (from $6). Live entertainment, too.
Lots of different burgers, including nontraditional meats (pulled pork, chicken) and build-your-own. From $6.
A Little Munch
New 24-hour spot that serves breakfast foods, including bagels and steak-and-egg burritos; wraps, sandwiches and salads; and desserts. Plus a coffee drink bar. Baked goods from $2.50; meals from $4.
Try your luck at the casino or on the golf course ($40 per person for tee time or a 45-minute lesson). The resort also rents stand-up paddle boards ($15 per half-hour), bikes ($10 per hour), fishing gear (from $15 per day), canoes and kayaks ($15 per hour for one person, $20 per hour for two) and pedal boats ($15 per half-hour). Ask the front desk for a map of the 4.5-mile Lakeside Loop Trail that runs along Lake Habeeb in the state park.