Our restaurants, shops, attractions, and hotels welcome you to Cumberland Valley. However, as COVID-19 cases rise and fall due to variants, local businesses and organizations may continue to implement mask policies or encourage individuals to continue to mask. We encourage visitors to seek and heed the latest expert guidance and take the precautions necessary for all of us to stay safe. By following updated recommended public health guidelines and showing our respect to the people around us, we can minimize the spread of COVID-19 and help keep local businesses open. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

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The Luhrs Center Celebrates 10th Season

This performance season marks the 10th for the state-of-the-art H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University. Special performances and fan favorites from the past nine seasons have been added to the lineup to make this the best season yet at The Luhrs Center. It all…

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Spring Hiking at Mount Holly Marsh Preserve

My husband and I have been talking about getting out and going hiking this spring and summer. We finally gave it a try this Sunday at the Mount Holly Marsh Preserve in Mt. Holly Springs. This was a great place to start out. They have an easy-to-find parking lot off of Baltimore…

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Fun Classes at Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses

This past Saturday, my husband and I signed up for the Rain Barrel workshop at Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses. It was $50 and seemed like a great deal, since rail barrels at Lowe's cost around $100. Ashcombe is a large facility with home decor, baked goods, flowers, gardening supplies and…

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Fun Weekend in Carlisle

My mom and aunt needed to get away for the weekend and wanted to meet somewhere fun that wasn't too far of a drive for either of them. My mom is from North Eastern PA and my aunt is from the Valley Forge area, so I suggested they meet and stay in Carlisle. They were looking for a hotel…

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Celebrate National Craft Month

March is National Craft Month and if you are artsy and/or enjoy all things homemade there are tons of ways to celebrate this festive month in Cumberland Valley PA. The Village Artisans Gallery in Boiling Springs is a great place to start. This gallery and shop, located in a historic…

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