In the News

Pacific Yurts blog, “Customer Story: Savage River Lodge,” June 27, 2019

Delaware Today, “Four Weekend Getaways Within Four Hours",” February 2019

Washingtonian Magazine, “Four Quick Winter Escapes,” January 2019

Lace and Grace blog, "Romantic Mountain Stay at Savage River Lodge," June 20, 2018

Main Line Today magazine, "27 Driveable Weekend Getaways," April 2018 national television commercial, "Just Book It," began airing February 2018

Washingtonian Magazine, "These 13 Unusual Rentals are Perfect for a Long Weekend," January 12, 2018

Washington Post Express, "Where to go glamping like the star you are," September 26, 2017

Baltimore Magazine, "Head for the Hills," September 2017

Washingtonian Magazine, "Check Into a Monastery and 3 Other Escapes Near DC to Find Your Zen," August 2017

WUSA Great Day Washington live television interview, June 20, 2017

Swann Street Style blog, "Private Cabin at Savage River Lodge," April 3, 2017

Glamping Blog, "Savage River Lodge," September 30, 2016

Bethesda Magazine, "Cabin Fever," September/October 2016

Arlington Magazine, "Off the Grid," September/October 2016

Philadelphia Magazine, "Fall Weekend Getaway: Savage River Lodge," September 2016

Northern Virginia Magazine, "Glamping: Camp with some of the comforts and luxuries of home," September 2016

Washingtonian Magazine, "Under the Stars," June 2016

Wall Street Journal, "A Surprisingly Luxe Trip through the Rust Belt," October 10, 2015

Country Living, "15 Log Cabin Getaways From Coast to Coast," October 2015

Farm Star Living, "Get Your Glamp On," July 13, 2015, "A Washington, DC, Maryland and NoVa Adventure Guide," January 27, 2015

Washington Post Express, "Best in snow: Cross-country skiing," February 4, 2014

Green Wedding Shoes, "Rustic Woodland Elopement: April + Eric," September 13, 2013

Bethesda Magazine, "A Cabin in the Woods," May/June 2011

The Washington Post, "Going Our Way," July 10, 2010

Delta Sky Magazine, "Savagely Beautiful," November 2006

Southern Living, "Three Inns for Cozy Comfort"

Southern Living, "Winter Weekend: Deep Creek Lake"

The Washington Post, “Little Things Mean a Lodge,” March 15, 2000


2015 - Mike Dreisbach and Jan Russell, Honorary Golden Ambassadors of the 48th Annual Autumn Glory Festival

2013 - Jan Russell, Maryland's Top 100 Women

2011 - Jan Russell, Garrett County Chamber of Commerce Heise Entrepreneurial Spirit Award

2011 - Savage River Lodge, Maryland Office of Tourism Green/Sustainable Tourism Award

2009 - Savage River Lodge, Maryland Chamber of Commerce Small Business Award (now Breakthrough Business Award), 11-50 employees. First award for a Garrett County business. 

2008 - Mike Dreisbach and Jan Russell, Frostburg State University Trident Initiative Model Entrepreneur of the Year


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